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Lam, Jason M. S.; Tong, David Yoon Kin; Ariffin, Ahmad Azmi M. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2017
While past studies have merely focused on perceived risks that influence how students select the destination of international education best suited to their needs, research on perceived risk regarding post-purchase behavior remains limited. This study attempts to extend and redefine the perceived risk paradigm by uncovering the underlying elements…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Study Abroad, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries
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Wilkins, Stephen; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin; Annabi, Carrie Amani – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2017
Higher education is a labor intensive activity and strong organizational performance depends upon employee commitment. This study analyses antecedents and consequences of employee commitment in universities that are involved in transnational higher education, with a focus on identifying differences between the employees at home and foreign branch…
Descriptors: Multicampus Colleges, Employee Attitudes, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Healey, Nigel M. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2016
In recent years, an increasing number of major universities have set up international branch campuses (IBCs). There are now more than 200 IBCs, with more under development. Little is known about the unique challenges that face IBC managers, who are normally seconded from the home university to set up and operate the satellite campus in a new and…
Descriptors: Multicampus Colleges, Administrators, Experience, College Administration
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Arunasalam, Nirmala Devi – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2016
This study investigated outcomes of the provision, by one Australian and two U.K. universities, of bridging programs that allow registered Malaysian nurses to upgrade their diploma qualifications to degree level. The study was informed by current literature on Transnational Higher Education (TNHE) programs. Not sufficiently explored in the…
Descriptors: International Education, Longitudinal Studies, Nurses, Foreign Countries
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Singh, Jasvir Kaur Nachatar; Schapper, Jan; Jack, Gavin – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2014
The scholarly bias toward Western and English-speaking settings in the study of international education overlooks the experiences of international students in emerging education hubs in Asia. To redress this imbalance, this article offers insights into the crucial role of place in the study destination choices of a group of international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Foreign Students, Universities
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Lindley, Jennifer; McCall, Louise; Abu-Arab, Adela – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
This study was conducted to identify key issues for students in an undergraduate medical course with cross border delivery and the impact of these issues on the students' ability to learn. Data relating to the student experience and perceived student needs were collected from transnational students and teaching staff from Australia and Malaysia.…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Medical Education, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries
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Tham, Siew Yean – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
The intensity of internationalization has increased with an escalation in internationalization activities, leading to increasing student, program, and institutional mobility. In Malaysia, the internationalization of higher education in terms of student mobility has changed tremendously in the last two decades as the country has shifted from a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Educational Policy, Student Mobility
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Yusoff, Yusliza Mohd. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2012
The globalization of the economy and society has had its impact on Malaysian higher education institutions, particularly universities. The Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education aims at intensifying globalization through increasing the number of international students. However, many international students struggle with adjusting to a new culture.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Life Satisfaction, Self Efficacy
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Knight, Jane – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2011
The last decade has seen significant changes in all aspects of internationalization but most dramatically in the area of education and research moving across national borders. The most recent developments are education hubs. The term "education hub" is being used by countries who are trying to build a critical mass of local and foreign…
Descriptors: Expertise, Higher Education, Innovation, Labor Force
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Morshidi, Sirat; Razak, Ahmad Abdul; Koo, Yew Lie – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2011
The geography of trade in services is becoming increasingly important for a developing country such as Malaysia. But, present discussion on trade in education services, in particular, higher education and the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) in Malaysia is rather limited and takes a short-term perspective. This is especially so with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Developing Nations, International Trade
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Naidoo, Vik – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
Transnational higher education (TNHE) development is not an entirely new international activity in the education services sector. The nature and scale of the global expansion of contemporary TNHE developments are, however, changing substantially. An understanding of this growth is currently largely lacking because of a dearth of comprehensive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, Foreign Students