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ERIC Number: EJ791100
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 13
Abstractor: Author
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1042-1629
Into the Academy: Preparing and Mentoring International Doctoral Students
Ku, Heng-Yu; Lahman, Maria K. E.; Yeh, Hsin-Te; Cheng, Yi-Chia
Educational Technology Research and Development, v56 n3 p365-377 Jun 2008
This qualitative case study was an examination of a team-based faculty/mentor-led International Doctoral Student Support Group (IDSSG) designed specifically around issues in preparing and mentoring international doctoral students for careers in academia. Twelve participants were selected to participate in a support/focus group that met twice a month for an academic year to attend workshops and discuss their lives as doctoral students. The data set was comprised of two pre- and post-surveys and two in-depth pre- and post-interviews. Findings in the themes of international doctoral students' graduate school experiences and the impact of the faculty-led support group are presented and discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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