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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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Poloma, Asabe W.; Szelényi, Katalin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This historical multi-case study uses the concepts of coloniality of knowledge, critical hybridity, and indigeneity in examining higher education development in Africa through the efforts of Nnamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria and Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, two educational reformers and former international students in the USA. We develop a framework for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Policy, Case Studies, Indigenous Populations
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Johnstone, Christopher; Proctor, Douglas – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
In this article we report on our study that explored internationalization in higher education institutions as it relates to two levels of "culture"--institutional culture and national higher education culture. We examined two leading research-intensive universities, "Coastal University" (Australia) and "Prairie…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Alignment (Education), Global Approach
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Wall-Bassett, Elizabeth DeVane; Hegde, Archana Vasudeva; Craft, Katelyn; Oberlin, Amber Louise – Journal of International Students, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate an interdisciplinary international service learning program and its impact on student sense of cultural awareness and competence using the Campinha-Bacote's (2002) framework of cultural competency model. Seven undergraduate and one graduate student from Human Development and Nutrition Science…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Cultural Awareness, Interdisciplinary Approach, Case Studies
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Yakaboski, Tamara; Perez-Velez, Karla; Almutairi, Yousef – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Through an exploratory sequential mixed-methods case study of 1 midsize research university, this study models how to use research to assess student experiences of campus climate and then create new opportunities that address their needs on campus. The purpose of this study was to explore Saudi graduate students' experiences and their interactions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Case Studies, Research Universities
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Rowe, Michael – Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
The experiences of course facilitators in connectivist-type MOOCs are poorly reported. Yet there is evidence that the values and beliefs of facilitators have an important impact on the learning experiences of participants, and that reducing their interactions with students may also reduce the effectiveness of the course. This study aimed to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Facilitators (Individuals), Online Courses, Open Education
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Hauerwas, Laura Boynton; Creamer, Meaghan – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
Although international teacher education partnerships necessitate relationships with host education communities, much of the literature addresses only the impact of the overseas teaching experiences on the American university intern. For this project, we investigated the benefits of participation in an international teacher education program for…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, International Programs, International Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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Sabagh, Zaynab; Hall, Nathan C.; Saroyan, Alenoush – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Over the past few decades, higher education institutions worldwide have experienced substantial changes, including: massification, internationalisation and increasing demands for exceptional instructional quality and research quantity in environments that have also seen heightened competition for students, faculty and resources.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Burnout, Labor Demands, College Faculty
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Everett, Sally; Oswald, Gina – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
With equal access requirements and increasing rates of enrolment of students with disabilities in higher education, universities must find appropriate and efficient ways to create accessible materials which benefit and support all students. In response to cuts to disability funding, issues relating to the provision of an inclusive curriculum are…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Inclusion, Instructional Materials, Material Development
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Cicchetti, Kaitlin Oyler; Park, Minkyung – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Internationalizing higher education is increasingly recognized as an important element of higher education today. Institutions want to produce graduates who are global citizens, and therefore attempt to strengthen their position in the global marketplace by internationalizing the campus community through the research, teaching, and service…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Multicampus Colleges, Case Studies, Student Personnel Services
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Maddamsetti, Jihea – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
This case study examines a Chinese and Korean-Chinese pre-service teachers' perceptions of their mentor teachers' role in supporting inclusive practicum experiences in USA elementary school contexts. The findings demonstrate that a mentor teacher's open conversations and willingness to host those students bring positive influence on their learning…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Mentors, Inclusion
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Walkington, Helen; Dyer, Sarah; Solem, Michael; Haigh, Martin; Waddington, Shelagh – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2018
A geographical education offers more than skills, subject knowledge and generic attributes. It also develops a set of discipline-specific capabilities that contribute to a graduate's future learning and experience, granting them special ways of thinking for lifelong development and for contributing to the welfare of themselves, their community and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Geography Instruction, Competency Based Education, Discourse Analysis
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Zhao, Weili – Issues in Teacher Education, 2018
What is special about the pedagogical interaction between the mainland Chinese in/pre-service teachers and the author in a Hong Kong classroom? Trained at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a critical curriculum scholar, the author highly endorses and has implemented a student-centered research-based project-learning pedagogy with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Student Projects
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Gong, Xin; Wang, Pengcheng – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
This study provides a comparative analysis of the pre-service education system for preschool educators in China and the United States. Based on collected data and materials (literature, policy documents, and statistical data), we compare two areas of pre-service training: (1) the formal system; (2) the informal system. In the formal system, most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Hare Landa, Melissa; Odòna-Holm, Jocelyn; Shi, Lijuan – Teacher Educator, 2017
As the demographics of the United States continue to shift, American classrooms reflect the richness of cultural diversity and the vibrancy of immigrant populations. Education abroad programs provide opportunities for preservice teachers to develop their cultural competence, required for effectively teaching children from a range of cultural…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Immersion Programs, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Awareness
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