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Su, Mengwei – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of part-time, on-campus employment on Chinese international undergraduate students' integration and development on American campuses. In doing so, I focused on exploring how Chinese undergraduate students learn English, make friends with the domestic students, shape identities in the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Student Employment, Asians
Lausch, David W. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Over one million international students attended United States HEIs (Higher Education Institutions) in 2016 (IIE, 2016). While a plentitude of quantitative and qualitative studies has examined Chinese and East Indian students' experiences in the U.S., limited research has been conducted with the third largest group of international students, Saudi…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, Foreign Students, College Students
Fornara, Fabrizio – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The global diffusion of the Internet and the rise in affordable digital electronic devices has exponentially increased the access to culturally authentic materials (Hadley, 2001). Foreign language educators can take advantage of this wealth of resources to design activities that encourage students to explore a foreign culture online (Bush, 2007).…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness, Language Teachers, Teaching Methods
Flournoy, Khadisha – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This research study sought to investigate and explain the perceptions and experiences of Ghanaian international students in the American higher education system. Four subjects enrolled at different higher education institutions in the USA participated in the study. The participants were selected based on the following four criteria: (a) they were…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Experience
Marquis, George – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Sojourners returning to their home countries after working or studying in the United States may face challenges in the re-entry adjustment process. Traditionally, much research on the experience of re-entry adjustment has been survey-based, with researcher-crafted questions not allowing for in-depth and nuanced perspectives of the sojourners.…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Foreign Countries, Alumni, Experience
Morsy, Somaia – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examines teachers' and students' self-efficacy in the US and Egyptian context. More specifically, the study examines teachers' and students' self-efficacy in twelve classrooms; six in the US and six in Egypt. The research questions are formulated in order to understand the relationship between students' self-efficacy, their perceptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Self Efficacy, Gender Differences
Siemssen, Annette M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Data mining has been successfully used by financial and retail companies since the mid-1960's to create predictive models and reveal unexpected relationships. However, it remains underutilized as a tool in educational research. Large-scale standardized assessment programs such as the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Information Retrieval, Data Analysis
Blackburn Cohen, Chelsea A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The last three decades have seen significant changes for higher education institutions throughout the world. The era of globalization has left little untouched and both our society and colleges and universities look, think, and operate differently as a result. Notwithstanding the movement toward global interdependence and intercultural rhetoric in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Global Approach, Refugees, Academic Freedom
Choi, Jung Won – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Elementary school music experiences have been shown to be influential for lifelong music engagement, and sound music teacher education would be the most effective way to provide positive school music experiences to students in elementary schools. In spite of this importance, many countries have different elementary music education and music…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Music Education, Music
Iordan, Dubravca – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative study explored English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Eastern European nursing graduates' socialization to the United States, their development and academic experience as nursing students, and their perspectives as practicing nurses. Through their revealing testimonials, the participants exposed their positive and negative…
Descriptors: Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Students, Qualitative Research
Fourman, Janet L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Role-playing simulations have been effective techniques to encourage global skills in the engineering and design classrooms. May, Wold and Moore (2014), defined global skills as student display of respect, recognition, adjustment and integration. Gray, Debs, Exter, and Krause (2016), took this one step further and looked-for empathy in the design…
Descriptors: Science Education, Role Playing, Simulation, Interpersonal Competence
Zhang, Sijia – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examined the relationships among school leadership practices, parental involvement, disciplinary climate, students' perceptions on reading, and student achievement with sample obtained from the combined data of Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) and Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Parent Participation, Leadership Effectiveness
Ali Farzan, Isbah – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The students in the US are positioned in the middle among the nations on the international tests of academic achievement. This moderate achievement is a matter of great concern as it reflects the output of the US education system, as well as the input, in terms of human resource, available to the market. One way of probing this moderate…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Gap, Middle School Students, Foreign Countries
Mupinga, Emily E. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study aimed at understanding the adjustment experiences of Zimbabwean international students as they study in the United States and exploring their perception of United States mental health counseling. Qualitative inquiry (basic interpretive approach) was selected as the research method due to the explorative nature of the research questions.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Mental Health
Liu, Sherry – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The language and communication skills of foreign students have long been a concern in U.S. universities. The majority of U.S. universities require foreign students for whom English is not their native language to take English language proficiency tests such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as part of admission requirements.…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, English (Second Language), Bilingual Education, Program Effectiveness
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