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Sun, Xiaodong; Jia, Yanrui; Li, Zhenchun; Song, Yu – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The Washington Accord is an internationally recognized agreement in engineering education of undergraduates. China joined the agreement as the 18th member country in 2016. The exploration technology and engineering major of China University of Petroleum has obtained the professional certification from international engineering education system and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Engineering Education, Undergraduate Students
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Huang, Simin; Xu, Peng; Feng, Lie; Lu, Chunting; Yang, Jing – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
History taking is an extremely important skill for medical students to master. In China, medical students usually have opportunities to practise this skill on real patients after they have learned diagnostics and basic relevant theoretical knowledge. Today, however, several factors, such as increased enrolment of medical students and the need to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Role Playing, Observation
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Zeng, Jinyuan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
As China runs towards the forefront of global economic power, people begin to pay growing attention to the quality of life and medical education that play a significant role in sustaining the development by providing healthier labor force. It is evident that in the process of globalization new curricula in line with international standards top…
Descriptors: Medicine, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Yang, Jing; Huang, Si-min; Li, Ze-jian; Feng, Lie; Lu, Chun-ting – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: To develop a novel method for closely and effectively integrating simulation scenarios and clinical practices to improve clinical skills training in the concepts of translational medicine. Methods: Forty-two and 38 third-year medical students in the classes of 2010 and 2009 at Jinan University were selected as an observation group and a…
Descriptors: Simulation, Vignettes, Medical Students, Statistical Analysis
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Ha, Sha – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Italy, a country with a great cultural tradition and a founding member of the European Union (EU), since 2004 very actively contributes to the cultural cooperation activities of EU with non European countries. This paper is a detailed review of the status of those activities, which can be subdivided into joint "Master Mundus" Actions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Cultural Influences, International Cooperation
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Doe, Peter; Lyden, Sarah; Jaikaran-Doe, Seeta; Wang, Xiaolin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Undergraduate engineering units (subjects) are delivered by Australian academics at two universities in China over a three-week period. Students may choose to transfer to the Australian university to complete the final two years of the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours degree (2+2 program). The aim of this study is to determine what strategies…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Units of Study, College Faculty, Foreign Nationals
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Chandrakar, Chandu Lal; Bentao, Yuan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This exploratory study critically investigates the teaching assistant regulations of higher education institutions of China. On the basis of content analysis of the teaching assistant regulations of five premier universities of China this study analyses the possible discrepancies that might compromise the principles of transparency, equal…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Assistants, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
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Huang, Yu-zhuang; Cheng, Xin; Brand-Saberi, Beate; Yang, Xuesong – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Jinan University in Guangdong province has several years experience of sending medical students abroad for short-term training, based on the schools' agreement with international universities. Currently, we analyze the problems and experience including the medical students' favorite countries, timing, purposes, academic marks, and expenses etc.,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Medical Students, Study Abroad, Foreign Countries
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Bordovskaia, Nina V.; Anderson, Charles; Bochkina, Natalia; Petanova, Elena I. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This article presents a comparative study of the personal adaptive capabilities of Chinese students studying in Chinese, British and Russian universities. The study involved 224 Chinese first-year students who formed 3 groups: Group 1, 96 first-year students studying in China; Group 2, 100 Chinese first-year students studying in Russia; Group 3,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Asians, Cross Cultural Studies, Personality Measures
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Teye, Emmanuel Tetteh; Tetteh, Alexander Narh; Teye, Abraham; Ntim, Seth Yeboah; Abosi, Beatrice Ayerakwa; Rufai, Olayemi Hafeez; He, Qian – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This study investigated the role of cognitive-(absorptive capacity), psychological-(subjective-wellbeing) and cultural-fit-factors as predictors of academic achievement-novelty in a Chinese-C9-league-University. We addressed the question of what drive student's achievement of high graduations requirements and innovativeness in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Academic Achievement, Well Being
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Pan, Sanqiang; Cheng, Xin; Zhou, Yanghai; Li, Ke; Yang, Xuesong – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The curricular integration of the basic sciences and clinical medicine has been conducted for over 40 years and proved to increase medical students' study interests and clinical reasoning. However, there is still no solid data suggesting what time, freshmen or year 3, is optimal to begin with the integrated curriculum. In this study, the…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Medical Education, Questionnaires, Tests
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Du, Bin; Yang, Xuesong – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
In recent decades, traditional pathology education methodologies have been noticeably affected by new teaching approaches, including problem-based learning (PBL) and team-based learning (TBL). However, lack of outcome-based studies has hindered the extensive application of the TBL approach in the teaching of pathology in Chinese medical schools.…
Descriptors: Pathology, Teamwork, Medical Students, Problem Based Learning
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Sang, Yuan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This research synthesis collected, compiled, and analyzed 29 academic research articles that were published in China in recent years. It addressed and explored the issues in Chinese undergraduate students' English writing and the possible reasons causing and/or explaining the issues. It was discovered that many Chinese undergraduate students have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Undergraduate Students, College Second Language Programs
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Yildirim, Ozgur – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Following a qualitative research design, this study aims to explore the differences between international and American graduate students in terms of their class participation. The data for the study were collected from a graduate-level class at a university in upstate New York. There were seven participants in the study, three of the participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Qualitative Research, Student Participation, Class Activities
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Lyken-Segosebe, D. E. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
International graduate students meet TOEFL, GPA, and other admissions criteria to gain entry into US colleges and universities. During their stay in the USA, they provide educational and economic contributions for their host country. In contrast to their educational and economic potential, international students often demonstrate poor academic and…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Stress Variables, Student Adjustment
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