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Buchanan, F. Robert – Journal of International Education in Business, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this exploratory study is an examination of some perceptions of US education, as experienced by foreign MBA students. Design/methodology/approach: A longitudinal field study captured perceptions of a group of 51 international students over a one-year interval. The first anticipatory survey was done in India, and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education
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Lopez, Tará Burnthorne; Kemp, April Field; McKenzie, Russell – Journal of International Education in Business, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to illustrate a useful classroom exercise that addresses this challenge. International experiences help university students develop global cultural awareness and better understand culture's impact on decision-making. As more companies grow their global operations, they seek students with global competency (Eaton and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education
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Kimura, Harumi; Hayashi, Brenda – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This study investigated three Japanese L2 learners who joined a government-funded, short-term study abroad program in the USA during their first year of college. Four years after the program, we interviewed the learners about their overseas experiences. We also asked what they had done during their university years after the program. We then…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Study Abroad, Second Language Learning, College Students
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Resnik, Pia; Schallmoser, Christine – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This paper reports on crossing borders virtually via an e-Tandem scheme and presents the findings of a study, in which students of English from an Austrian university were paired with students of German from the UK and the USA. Drawing on data from 19 in-depth interviews, the study aims to identify links between e-Tandem language learning and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, English (Second Language)
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Rotha, Ian – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2019
This paper compares the SAT and "juken." It does this at three levels of analysis: structure, function, and participant communications. While the prior two rely on publicly available information and established theories, the latter is based on the analysis of data collected from social media. The findings of this paper are that, while…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Comparative Analysis, Social Media, College Entrance Examinations
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Gillespie-Lynch, Kristen; Daou, Nidal; Sanchez-Ruiz, Maria-Jose; Kapp, Steven K.; Obeid, Rita; Brooks, Patricia J.; Someki, Fumio; Silton, Nava; Abi-Habib, Rudy – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Although stigma negatively impacts autistic people globally, the degree of stigma varies across cultures. Prior research suggests that stigma may be higher in cultures with more collectivistic orientations. This study aimed to identify cultural values and other individual differences that contribute to cross-cultural differences in autism stigma…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Cultural Differences, Social Bias
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Crouzevialle, Marie; Darnon, Céline – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Recent research has documented the academic disadvantage of low social class students, whose performance is impaired by competitive educational practices. Across 2 experiments, we examined whether the pursuit of performance-approach goals (aiming to outperform others) favors the emergence of this achievement gap. We first manipulated low versus…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Social Class, Achievement Gap, Goal Orientation
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Schneer, Joy A.; Beutell, Nicholas J. – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The authors examined expectations for and commitment to career and family participation among American and Chinese business students using social learning theory. They found differences between Chinese and U.S. respondents on expectations regarding career and family as well as an interaction between gender, country (China vs. United States), and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education
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Sneyers, Eline; De Witte, Kristof – Educational Review, 2018
This article provides a meta-analysis on the effect of academic probation, student-faculty mentoring and need-based grants on various student outcomes. Using 25 (quasi-) experimental studies, we find that academic probation has a significant negative effect on retention (d = -0.17), while it does not have an effect on graduation. Student-faculty…
Descriptors: Intervention, Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Meta Analysis
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Zhang, Liang-Cheng; Worthington, Andrew C. – Research in Higher Education, 2018
Numerous studies have investigated economies of scale and scope in higher education as a means of providing public and private providers of college and university teaching, research and other services and their stakeholders with knowledge of the cost structures that underpin provision in this economically and socially important sector. However,…
Descriptors: Economics, Higher Education, Meta Analysis, Regression (Statistics)
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King, Russell; Sondhi, Gunjan – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
This paper breaks new ground in its comparative analysis of two international student migration (ISM) streams, one from the Global South to the Global North (India to developed Anglophone countries), and the other within the Global North (UK to North America, Europe and Australia). These two ISM movements reflect different positionalities within…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Study Abroad, Comparative Analysis
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Yates, Robin M. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
In step with the worldwide trend for higher educational institutes to establish areas of research emphasis,the accumulation of resources in key areas has become common practice in veterinary faculties. Although there are perceived logical benefits to research prioritisation, there have been very little critical retrospective analyses of research…
Descriptors: Veterinary Medical Education, Veterinary Medicine, Educational Research, Medical Research
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Perry, Laura B. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
This study uses bibliometric data to assess the performance of educational research in Australian universities. It provides an alternative perspective to the Australian government's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment. ERA results suggest that the performance of educational research is substantially less compared to other…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Performance Based Assessment, Universities, Productivity
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Ma, Zexin; Nan, Xiaoli; Qin, Yan; Zhou, Peiyuan – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: China and the USA are among the countries where depression is most prevalent. However, the treatment rate of depression is relatively low in these two countries. Negative attitudes toward depression is one of the major contributor to the low-treatment rate. The purpose of this paper is to examine the use of narratives to promote positive…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, Positive Behavior Supports, Depression (Psychology), Cultural Context
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Bayeck, Rebecca Yvonne; Choi, Jinhee – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
This paper discusses the influence of cultural dimensions on Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) introductory videos. The study examined the introductory videos produced by three universities on Coursera platforms using communication theory and Hofstede's cultural dimensions. The results show that introductory videos in MOOCs are influenced by the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology
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