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Lucas, Kyle J. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Qualitative research offers the potential to inform an ongoing issue concerning why international students struggle with critical thinking. This article approaches the issue by examining how international graduate students understand critical thinking as well as the challenges they have faced with critical thinking. The study used a narrative-case…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Critical Thinking, Asians, Cultural Differences
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Robinson, Jennifer Meta; O'Loughlin, Valerie Dean; Kearns, Katherine D.; Sherwood-Laughlin, Catherine – College Teaching, 2019
Although numerous universities offer graduate students opportunities to develop their teaching, few studies probe the credit-bearing graduate course in college teaching. A survey of 105 instructors of graduate pedagogy courses in the US and Canada explored their preparation, professional appointments, students, and assignments. Results showed…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Teacher Surveys
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Feig, Anthony D.; Atchinson, Christopher L.; Stokes, Alison; Gilley, Brett – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Learners with disabilities are often denied field-based learning experiences in naturalistic disciplines. Geology can present substantial barriers due to rugged terrain in difficult-to-reach locations. In 2014, a field trip was executed with the dual purpose of 1) designing inclusion in field learning and 2) demonstrating to college faculty an…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Earth Science, Field Trips, College Faculty
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Gray, Colin M. – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
Expert designers determine what problem needs to be solved by creating a frame that allows the identification of potential solutions. However, it is unclear how students learn to generate these frames effectively, particularly in relation to ethical decision-making and selecting appropriate constraints. In this study, undergraduate and graduate…
Descriptors: Ethics, Problem Solving, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Yang, Yipian – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The phenomenon of Chinese students studying abroad in western countries has been an interest of researchers in the field of psychology in the past decade. Numerous studies have been conducted that presented negative aspects of international students' experiences while studying abroad. Specifically, with Chinese international students, researchers…
Descriptors: Asians, College Students, Educational Experience, Transformative Learning
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Cantor, Anna; Hippman, Catriona; Hercher, Laura; Austin, Jehannine C. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Mental illness is a substantive issue for graduate students. We investigated experiences of mental illness during training among genetic counseling students, a subgroup of graduate students for which little data exists on this topic. Genetic counseling students and recent graduates (n = 227) completed an online survey, from who 11 were selected to…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Graduate Students, Genetic Disorders, Counseling
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Suspitsyna, Tatiana; Shalka, Tricia R. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Grounded in a poststructuralist postcolonial theoretical framework, this article presents the results of semiotic chain and critical discourse analyses of four years' worth of publications about China in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The authors argue that colonial tropes in the media representations of the Chinese international student…
Descriptors: Asians, Foreign Students, Postcolonialism, Discourse Analysis
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Alruwaili, Tahani; Ku, Heng-Yu – Educational Media International, 2019
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the role of online communities and the impact of educational social media on 14 Saudi female college students who were studying in the United States. The findings revealed that social media was important to the participants for maintaining relationships and seeking out information from others.…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Social Media, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Davis, Cindy; Harris, Nonie; Engelbrecht, Lambert; Lum, Terry – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
Social work educators are challenged with preparing students for international social work and work with immigrant and refugee populations. This pilot project aimed to develop an online global classroom to teach an international social work course to social work students participating from five different locations: United States (N=25), South…
Descriptors: Social Work, Virtual Classrooms, Caseworkers, Foreign Countries
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Romano, Kelly A.; Colgary, Christina D.; Swanbrow Becker, Martin; Magnuson, Amy – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: The current study examined whether overlooked aspects of the postsecondary student experience predicted individuals' body-related concerns, beyond the influence of demographic factors that have upheld explanatory power in past research. Participants: Undergraduate and graduate students (n = 3,259) took part in the multi-institute…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Body Composition, Gender Differences