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Meng, Lingqi; Onwuegbuzie, Anthony – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2015
This study aimed to investigate Chinese students' perceptions of effective teaching. Four hundred and thirty college students participated in this investigation. They were asked to identify 3 to 6 characteristics of effective college instructors and explain why. Themes were extracted from these qualitative data via constant comparison analysis,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Huang, Feifei; Garrett, Marta – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
As China becomes a more international platform, studying abroad is an increasingly popular choice for Chinese students. Business is the most popular major Chinese students choose when studying abroad but a growing number of Chinese students are interested in psychology. To ensure a meaningful experience, it is essential to understand the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Psychology, Study Abroad
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Coppola, Brian P. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
In this article, Brian Coppola begins by discussing the 2007 National Academies of Sciences (NAS) publication, "Rising Above the Gathering Storm" which called for for reprioritizing investments because "the world is changing rapidly, and our advantages are no longer unique. Without a renewed effort to bolster the foundations of our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Brain Drain, Competition, Science Equipment
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Menon, Shanker; Narayanan, Lakshmi – International Education Studies, 2015
Although there have been several studies on expatriate adjustment, acculturation and cultural adaptation to a foreign culture in service-driven occupations, there is a dearth of research in many areas. There have been few studies that have looked at jobs that have high emotional labor in the academic field in a cross-cultural context. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Teaching (Occupation), College Faculty
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Stanley, Nile; Nguyen, Kate; Wilson, Hope; Stanley, Laurel; Rank, Astrid; Wang, Yonghui – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Numerous qualitative studies, mostly with English speaking Westerners, have shown the important role of storytelling and values in promoting resilience. However, this quantitative study helps fill the gaps in the research, by investigating the mediator effects of storytelling on values and resilience of American, German, Chinese, and Vietnamese…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Vietnamese People, Literacy Education, Individual Differences
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Xue, Mo; Chao, Xia; Kuntz, Aaron M. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2015
Socialization as a theoretical concept has been increasingly applied to higher education over the past several decades. However, little research examines international visiting scholars' overseas academic socialization experiences. Rooted in socialization theory, this one-year qualitative study explores 15 Chinese visiting scholars' lived…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Socialization, Foreign Workers
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Jin, Hui; Hokayem, Hayat; Wang, Sasha; Wei, Xin – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
As China and the United States become the top two carbon emitters in the world, it is crucial for citizens in both countries to construct a sophisticated understanding of energy consumption issues. This interview study examines how U.S. and Chinese students compare in explaining and arguing about two critical energy consumption issues: burning…
Descriptors: Biology, Interviews, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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Liu, Xu – Higher Education Studies, 2015
An increasing number of Chinese students pursue their higher education degree in an overseas university. This research paper sets out to raise a discussion about some of the major challenges that such Chinese postgraduates might experience when studying at universities in English speaking countries drawing from ethnographic and sociological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Barriers, Educational Opportunities
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Sarheed, Arif Mohammed Mufleh – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The researcher in this study attempted to identify the objectives of the National Educational and sources to derive educational objectives and the methods and means to achieve the objectives of National Education and the subjects and courses that are taught in the subject of national education in the levels of education in a range of countries:…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Objectives, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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de Rassenfosse, Gaétan; Williams, Ross – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
With the advent of mass higher education and the consequent absorption of significant national resources, both public and private, it is inevitable that universities are increasingly expected to meet a range of societal needs. They are expected to "connect" with society at large. In this paper, we argue that connectivity is best…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Research, Instruction
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Etzkowitz, Henry; Etzkowitz, Alex – Industry and Higher Education, 2015
Although innovation policy usually follows the business cycle, it is both desirable and possible to reverse this trend. Perhaps the most telling commentary on contemporary Europe is the silence that met the presentation, at the recent European Parliament Innovation Conference, of the Chinese R&D spending curve passing the European Union curve…
Descriptors: Innovation, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Knowledge Economy
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Zheng, Binbin; Niiya, Melissa; Warschauer, Mark – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2015
While collaborative learning and collaborative writing can be of great value to student learning, the implementation of a technology-supported collaborative learning environment is a challenge. With their built-in features for supporting collaborative writing and social communication, wikis are a promising platform for collaborative learning;…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Collaborative Writing, Web Sites, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Le, Thanh; Tang, Kam Ki – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
This paper empirically examines the impact of academic research on high-tech manufacturing growth of 28 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and emerging countries over the 1991-2005 period. A standard research and development (R&D) expenditure based measure is found to be too general to capture the input in high-tech…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Manufacturing Industry, Technological Advancement, International Organizations
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Stephens, Maria; Warren, Laura K.; Harner, Ariana L. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
The "Comparative Indicators of Education" report series has been published on a biennial basis since it began in 2002, although this year's is the first to expand its focus to the G-20 countries, having previously been focused on the G-8 countries. "Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-20 Countries:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Indicators, Global Approach, International Assessment
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Zhan, Ginny Q.; Moodie, Douglas R.; Wang, Bailing – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2015
The current study examines cultural effects on college professors' teaching styles. Ninety-four Chinese university instructors participated in the study. A 40-item teaching style inventory was used in the study. The responses were compared with American professors' teaching styles reported by Grasha (2006). Results show that the Chinese…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Teaching Styles, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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