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Zhang, Yi; Serra Hagedorn, Linda – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
In an era of increasing global competition in education related markets, many higher education institutions in the United States have come to realize the need to market better for international students. Community colleges are no exception and have become increasingly active in recruiting international students using education agents. Using…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Interviews, Student Recruitment, Foreign Students
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Zhang, Yi – Community College Review, 2011
This article--the first in the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) Review Essays Series--reviews the literature concerning education-abroad opportunities for community college students. The article examines the benefits accrued to students through overseas study, briefly notes the history of education-abroad programs, and summarizes…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational History, Two Year College Students, Literature Reviews
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Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Zhang, Yi – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2011
An education agent is a third-party entity who is paid to assist a student to find, apply to, and/or prepare for college. In China, agents are often hired to assist students in finding an international institution fitting their academic goals. Although using an agent has been a common practice in China, there is virtually no research regarding the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, College Bound Students, Student Recruitment
Zhang, Yi; Hagedorn, Linda Serra – Journal of College Admission, 2011
Using third-party education agents is a well-established practice in many countries. As a result, the number of international students placed by agents has grown considerably over the past years. However, in the US, the practice of using agents to increase international enrollment still carries a derogatory connotation in the educational…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Applicants, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries
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Kung, Mabel; Yang, Samuel C.; Zhang, Yi – Journal of Education for Business, 2006
The core curriculum of information systems (IS) is vital to the IS field. It serves as a base of knowledge that all IS graduates should possess. Within academic and practitioners' communities, there have been constant discussions about the content of the IS core curriculum. In this article, the authors used a direct survey strategy to examine all…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Surveys, Core Curriculum, Undergraduate Study