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Jin, Li; Schneider, Jason – Journal of International Students, 2019
This article investigates perceptions of international students among faculty at a university in the United States. Based on data collected from a large-scale online survey (n = 261), the study explores four issues: (1) faculty perceptions of international students' positive attributes; (2) faculty perceptions of international students' academic…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, College Students, Foreign Students
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Bai, Jieru – Journal of International Students, 2016
A quantitative study was conducted to measure the acculturative stress of international students and investigate the predictors of acculturative stress. A total of 186 students participated in the survey. Results showed that 22.4% of the students in this study exceeded the normal stress level and might need counseling or psychological…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Foreign Students, Stress Variables, College Students
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Banjong, Delphine N. – Journal of International Students, 2015
This article investigates international students' challenges, such as financial, English proficiency, loneliness/homesickness in the United States. In addition, it assesses how these students coped with such difficulties by making use of resources on campus, such as an international center, writing center, counseling center, and the student…
Descriptors: Campuses, Educational Resources, Investigations, Foreign Students
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Barnett, Barbara; Cothern, Katherine – Journal of International Students, 2011
This study covers the effects that social media use has on the daily lives of college students. More specifically, the current study focuses on college students' academic success, study habits, social interaction, and family interaction. Social media is a source of online tools that allow people from across the world to communicate with others.…
Descriptors: Social Networks, College Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Influence of Technology