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Bakla, Arif – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
It is often argued that current generations use digital technologies in different ways than older ones do. In response to the need for research on how younger generations use new technologies, this paper surveys identifiable patterns of technology use in EFL (English as a foreign language) and ESL (English as a second language) learners in daily…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Correlation
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Lowe, Patricia A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Existing measures of test anxiety used with the college student population are old with old norms and old items, and they do not capture the multiple dimensions of the test anxiety construct or assess facilitating anxiety. In the present study, the validity of the scores of a new, multidimensional measure of test anxiety with a facilitating…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Gender Differences, Test Anxiety, Foreign Countries
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Baxter, Aryn – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
As international student mobility expands and student populations grow increasingly diverse, there is a need to engage underrepresented international students as partners to better understand their lived experiences and co-construct supports for navigating the opportunities and constraints that accompany mobility. This article presents findings…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Disproportionate Representation, Foreign Students, Ethnography
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Uzun, Naim; Gilbertson, Kenneth L.; Keles, Ozgul; Ratinen, Ilkka – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable "Environmental Attitude Scale" (EAS) for secondary school (5th, 8th grade), high school (11th) and undergraduate college students. The reliability and validity studies of the scale were carried out in three different countries (Finland, USA and Turkey). The sampling size was…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Pasha-Zaidi, Nausheen; Afari, Ernest; Sevi, Baris; Urganci, Betul; Durham, Justin – Learning Environments Research, 2019
The present study explored the relationship between grit, motivational beliefs and self-regulation among undergraduate students in the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey. These factors place the responsibility of learning on the students, rather than the educational environment. As most studies continue to focus on Western,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Metacognition, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
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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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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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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
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Ngai, Phyllis Bo-Yuen – Journal of International Students, 2019
Social media has become the window to the world near and far for international students. Apart from socializing and connecting with friends, what educational outcomes can be attributed to social networking sites (SNSs)? This study examines the possibility that intercultural interactions on SNS can serve as a means of developing the transnational…
Descriptors: Social Media, Foreign Students, Interaction, Cultural Awareness
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Bouwma-Gearhart, Jana; Lenz, Adam; Ivanovitch, John – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
Research has focused on identifying and overcoming determinants that impede widespread adoption of instructional interventions, with little empirical examination of postsecondary educators' perceptions about these interventions. We explored postsecondary biology educators' sensemaking of education improvement interventions targeting undergraduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Teaching Methods, Science Teachers