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Zhu, Qiyun; Carless, David – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Peer feedback carries a number of potential benefits to students, yet how they learn in the process remains under-researched. Building on ideas of feedback as dialogue, this study aims to unpack the respective perceptions of the provider and the receiver of peer feedback in relation to the benefits and challenges of dialogue about academic…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Heng, Tang T. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
This article contests the narrative of Chinese international students (internationals for short) as passive and problematic to reveal the complexity and fluidity of their experiences. Simultaneously, it troubles the overly linear approach of stage theory in understanding internationals' adjustment. Following nine first- and nine second-year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Experience, College Students
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Ma, Jiani; Wen, Qin – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Despite the dramatic rise in international student enrolment in Chinese higher education institutions, the classroom learning experiences of these students are not adequately reflected in the international literature. The present qualitative study explores the learning experiences of 33 international students in different types of classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Foreign Students, Student Experience
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Haugh, Michael – Higher Education Research and Development, 2016
International students have continued to be the focus of simplistic stereotyping in media discourse where they are frequently identified as one of the forces behind declining academic standards in Australian universities. Their English language skills, in particular, have continued to be the focus of debate both in the mainstream media and in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education
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Bai, Li; Millwater, Jan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2011
Research capacity building has become a prominent theme in higher education institutions in China, as across the world. However, Chinese TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) academics' research capacity has been quite limited. In order to build their research capacity, it is necessary to understand their perceptions about research. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Research, Research Universities, Research Administration