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ERIC Number: EJ866117
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1962
Understanding Online Non-Native English Speakers: An Acculturation Approach
Chou, Pao-Nan; Chen, Wei-Fan
Educational Technology, v49 n6 p24-27 Nov-Dec 2009
The number of international students who take online courses in the U.S. is growing, and consequently a need exists to understand how these online minority groups learn in Western-designed online educational settings. This article proposes applying a concept of acculturation into online teaching practice to allow examination of international students' (and specifically Chinese graduate students) online learning processes. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A