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Balderston, Genevieve – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study investigated the correlation between oral English language proficiency, primary language use, and sense of efficacy by Chinese-speaking teachers using English medium of instruction (EMI) in Chinese university courses. Twenty-one Chinese EMI university teachers participated in the study by completing an online survey to find how these…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction, College Faculty
Bi, Hui – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Over the past two decades, there has been an increase in educational programs across the globe. The U.S. has become the most popular destination country for international students among which Chinese students comprise the biggest proportion. In analyzing and studying contemporary situations about Chinese international students in the U.S., the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Foreign Students, Educational History
Su, Mengwei – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of part-time, on-campus employment on Chinese international undergraduate students' integration and development on American campuses. In doing so, I focused on exploring how Chinese undergraduate students learn English, make friends with the domestic students, shape identities in the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Student Employment, Asians
Liu, Xiaohua – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Tens of thousands native English-speaking teachers (NESTs) are employed, in many cases for only being able to speak the language, to teach English in public and private schools in China, and many concentrated in early childhood bilingual programs. However, these schools face the lingering problem of not addressing the cultural and professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Teacher Competencies, Cultural Differences
Yang, Fan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Large class size as a growing phenomenon in developing countries is closely related to two reasons: initiatives to achieve universal education and rapid population growth (Bendow, Mizrachi, Oliver, & Said-Moshiro, 2007; Shehu & Tafida, 2016). Given the fact that the large class phenomenon cannot be eliminated within a reasonable amount of…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Qu, Wanling – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The emergence of transnational joint venture universities provides a new model of education internationalization where the stakes are high and where the opportunities to study the under-researched field of student intercultural engagement are multidimensional and compelling. Since their institutional mission statements often involve language about…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, International Education
Huang, Xiangyun – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Social media has been increasingly used in education to facilitate innovative instruction. Mainland Chinese people could not use popular social media platforms such as Facebook™ because the government blocked them. Little research studied social media use by Mainland Chinese students and teachers in the isolated network environment. This…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Faculty, Instructional Innovation, Statistical Analysis
Jain, Romi – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Internationalization of higher education is a major characteristic of China's higher education policy. Accordingly, the Chinese government is fervently encouraging the spread of Chinese language and culture through Confucius Institutes, student exchange programs, recruitment of international students, and international collaborations. South Asia…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Confucianism
Ma, Lei – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Advocates of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), a cross-cultural phenomenon that has attracted public attention throughout the world, portray them as an equalizing force in international higher education; but researchers have noted discrepancies in how learners from different countries have engaged with them. The number of MOOC learners in China…
Descriptors: Mass Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Experience, Educational Theories
Liu, Sherry – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The language and communication skills of foreign students have long been a concern in U.S. universities. The majority of U.S. universities require foreign students for whom English is not their native language to take English language proficiency tests such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as part of admission requirements.…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, English (Second Language), Bilingual Education, Program Effectiveness
McCann, Molly – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This exploratory study examined the knowledge, experience, attitude, and perceptions of drugs reported by international students from mainland China (N = 97) studying on the West Coast of the U.S. and Canada. Chinese students currently constitute the largest group of international students at universities on the West Coast, which is also the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes, Drug Abuse
Pei, Li – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of virtual literature circles (VLCs) on Chinese university English as a foreign language (EFL) students' independent English reading. The importance of independent reading for EFL students to develop critical thinking, language proficiency, and good readership was extensively discussed and…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Luo, Xiaoyu – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The employment problem of college graduates has evoked concern from students to politicians. Since 1999, the Chinese government has promoted an enrollment expansion policy evident in the subsequent data which identified an increased college graduation rate. Furthermore, the English language proficiency of Chinese college students was emphasized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, College Graduates
Hajiyev, Emin – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The international student recruitment and overall cross-border education have constantly been evolving. In the past two decades, higher education institutions were developing and implementing their plan of campus internationalization. Various universities and colleges have different approaches to the internationalization. However, through the…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Higher Education, Student Mobility
Chamberlain, Michael A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
More than 300,000 Chinese students attend U.S. universities annually (USDHS, 2017), many of whom reportedly "Leave China, Study in America, Find Jesus" (H. Zhang, 2016). However, research on this phenomenon of worldview change is thin, especially experiences of atheist or nonreligious Chinese graduate students attending Christian…
Descriptors: Christianity, Beliefs, Church Related Colleges, Study Abroad
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