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Wekullo, Caroline Sabina – Journal of International Students, 2019
Much has been written about engaging international students in their new campus environments. However, there is still a gap between literature and practice in terms of such students' initial experiences. A systematic review of 48 studies published between 2007 and 2018 was conducted to locate the research gaps, examine how and in what areas…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Students, Educational Experience
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Tian, Lu; McClain, Shannon; Moore, Marisa M.; Lloyd, Howard – Journal of International Students, 2019
There is a dearth of research examining psychosocial factors that contribute to Asian international students' acculturative stress. This study examines: (a) whether ethnic identity associates with acculturative stress, (b) whether other-group orientation mediates the relation between ethnic identity and acculturative stress, and (c) whether…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Self Concept, Acculturation, Foreign Students
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Ge, Lin; Brown, Douglas; Durst, Douglas – Journal of International Students, 2019
This study employs ethnographic inquiry to present the lived experiences of Chinese international students while attending the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada. The findings display the transformative experiences of this group, including language acquisition, academic and social challenges, and the strategies by which the cultural…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Foreign Students, Educational Experience, Asians