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Heffernan, Troy; Wilkins, Stephen; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the extent to which the critical relational variables of university reputation, student trust and student-university identification influence student behaviour towards transnational education partnerships. Design/methodology/approach: Students undertaking British degrees at two transnational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Universities
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Chan, Carmen W. H.; Leung, Doris Y. P.; Lee, Diana T. F.; Chair, Sek Ying; Ip, Wan Yim; Sit, Janet W. H. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Hong Kong has introduced a senior intake admission scheme which is similar to the US model of credit transfer from community college programmes to university bachelor programmes. The study aimed to assess the outcomes, in terms of generic capabilities, of introducing a senior intake articulation scheme to a bachelor of nursing curriculum in Hong…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Nursing Students, Educational Environment, Program Implementation
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Baumann, Chris; Harvey, Marina – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to build on the foundational theories of personality and motivation to explore the role of competitiveness and of ethnicity in relation to student academic performance. Survey data from 328 students across four sites (Australia, Denmark, Hong Kong and Korea) provided self-rated responses to items measuring…
Descriptors: Competition, Personality, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement
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Wong, Helen; Leung, Simon – International Education Studies, 2018
Co-curricular activities in general are believed to be useful for students' development, such as improvement in academic performance, higher retention rate, enhancement of social and competency skills, and assistance of youth development and employment. With the expansion of the education sector and the implementation of a new 3-3-4 education…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Extracurricular Activities, Foreign Countries
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Ip, Ching Yin; Liang, Chaoyun; Wu, Shih-Chia; Law, Kris Mo Yin; Liu, Huei-Ching – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
Attention toward social entrepreneurship has increased worldwide, particularly within younger generations. Based on the identified model of social entrepreneurial intentions, this study proposed a multiple mediation framework to examine the mediating role of entrepreneurial creativity for university students. It also compared the differences…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Intention, Creativity, Comparative Analysis
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Wilkins, Stephen; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin; Heffernan, Troy – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2018
The study investigates how in international partnerships the brand credibility of each partner, student-institution identification with each partner, and perceived service quality relate to student satisfaction. A structured survey questionnaire was completed by 528 students taking a co-branded higher education program in Hong Kong or Sri Lanka.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Marketing, Student Satisfaction
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Lai, Chun; Hu, Xiao; Lyu, Boning – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2018
Out-of-class learning with technology comprises an essential context of second language development. Understanding the nature of out-of-class language learning with technology is the initial step towards safeguarding its quality. This study examined the types of learning experiences that language learners engaged in outside the classroom and the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Experience, Incentives, Interviews
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Chen, Ni; Culbertson, Hugh M. – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2018
Many critics view "deontology" (focusing largely on the merits of an action itself) and "utilitarianism" (evaluation of an action based on its projected consequences) as rival approaches to ethical decision making. This survey of public relations students at three universities in the United States and one each in Hong Kong and…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Ethics, Cross Cultural Studies, Questionnaires
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Carless, David; Chan, Kennedy Kam Ho – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
The analysis of exemplars is a potentially powerful way of acquainting students with academic standards and supporting their capacities to make informed academic judgements. This paper investigates the role of dialogue in supporting students to develop their appreciation of the nature of quality work. The research derives from a project involving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Preservice Teachers, Qualitative Research
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Lai, Chun; Li, Xiaoshi; Wang, Qiu – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2017
Teachers are important social agents who affect students' cognitive and social behaviors, including students' self-directed use of technology for language learning outside the classroom. However, how teachers influence student behaviors may vary across cultures, and understanding how teacher influences vary across different cultures is critical to…
Descriptors: Teacher Influence, Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Law, Kris M. Y.; Breznik, Kristijan – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2017
This study attempted to explore the impacts of attitudinal antecedents on students' entrepreneurial intention. Comparisons between students of engineering and non-engineering backgrounds and gender groups were made. Total of 998 students from universities in Hong Kong were surveyed, leading to a number of highlights in the study. First, it is…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Engineering Education, Student Attitudes, Intention
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Ip, Ching Yin; Wu, Shih-Chia; Liu, Huei-Ching; Liang, Chaoyun – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
This study examined how empathy, moral obligation, social entrepreneurial self-efficacy, perceived social support, and prior experience with social problems are associated with social entrepreneurial intentions. Through a survey, a sample of 252 Hong Kong students was used for analyses. Factor analyses supported that the antecedents of social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Empathy, Moral Values, Entrepreneurship
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Zhang, Ming-ya; Wang, Guang; Cheng, Xin; Yang, Xuesong – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
A great number of overseas students have studied medicine at Jinan University Medical School over the past decade. Statistics from the past ten years show that these students' test scores on diagnosis and medicine I & II are lower than those of their classmates from mainland China. To address the underlying causes of this phenomenon, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Medical Students, Medical Education
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Cheung, Rhonda Y. S.; Siu, Andrew M. H.; Shek, Daniel T. L. – NACADA Journal, 2017
Universities in Hong Kong implemented a new 4-year undergraduate curriculum in 2012, and many initiated academic advising programs to help students from different academic backgrounds and with various levels of preparedness to review their options and manage challenges in college. For this study, we administered a questionnaire survey to discover…
Descriptors: Expectation, Academic Advising, Undergraduate Study, Questionnaires
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Chow, Joseph – Research in Educational Administration & Leadership, 2017
Student surveys have been commonly used by university administrators for assessment of student learning outcomes in higher education. The information collected from such stakeholders' surveys has only been to use as supporting documents for the effectiveness of university education. More recently, there have been calls for utilizing student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Decision Making, Educational Improvement, Case Studies
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