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Yao, Yuan; Tong, Yonghong – Educational Planning, 2018
This study investigated the places of origin of international students and their distribution in the United States higher education. The data concerning the population of international students were obtained from the official website of International Institution of Education (IIE), and transferred into three maps using geographic information…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Place of Residence, Geographic Information Systems, Enrollment Trends
Willis, Tasha Y. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2015
Racial microaggressions are racial slights and subtle insults aimed at people of color. These may be verbal, nonverbal, and/or visual, and may be automatic or unconscious. The term microaggression is also applied to women or other groups in society who experience oppression. While it has been established that students of color often face racial…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Aggression, Minority Groups, Females
Brown, David W., Ed.; Witte, Deborah, Ed. – Kettering Foundation, 2014
Research shows that not only does higher education not see the public; when the public, in turn, looks at higher education, it sees mostly malaise, inefficiencies, expense, and unfulfilled promises. Yet, the contributors to this issue of the "Higher Education Exchange" tell of bright spots in higher education where experiments in working…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Teaching Conditions, Citizenship
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Sample, Susan G. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
Intercultural competence is an increasingly desired and necessary skill in a globalized world. While competence is a complex concept to define and assess, this study examines specific dimensions of the intercultural learning of students in the School of International Studies (SIS) at the University of the Pacific. Students undergo both an…
Descriptors: International Education, Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries
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Bates, Rodger A. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2012
Distance education strategies for remotely deployed, highly mobile, or institutionalized populations are reviewed and critiqued. Specifically, asynchronous, offline responses for special military units, Native Americans on remote reservations, prison populations and other geographically, temporally or technologically isolated niche populations are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Distance Education, Correctional Institutions
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Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2011
Gifted students have unique educational needs. Although gifted students are as varied as other students in terms of their learning styles and preferences, all gifted learners have exhibited unusual performance or potential and they have distinctive characteristics, shared by most of these students, which require effective responses from educators.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Talent, Academically Gifted, Information Technology
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2010
The "ISSS Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. (Individual papers contain references.) [For the 2009 proceedings, see ED504973.]
Descriptors: Social Studies, Proverbs, Social Justice, Global Approach