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Hollands, Fiona M.; Tirthali, Devayani – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2014
Given the ongoing alarm regarding uncontrollable costs of higher education, it would be reasonable to expect not only concern about the impact of MOOCs on educational outcomes, but also systematic efforts to document the resources expended on their development and delivery. However, there is little publicly available information on MOOC costs that…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Costs, Higher Education, Curriculum Development
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Mazumder, Quamrul – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2014
To better understand the motivation and strategies used by students around the world, a comparative study among three different countries was performed. The current study used the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ) questionnaire to collect responses from students in public and private universities of Bangladesh. The results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Learning Strategies, Cross Cultural Studies
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Stork, Elizabeth; Hartley, Nell T. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2014
A gender and nationality comparison study of Chinese students in China and American students in the U.S. (N = 405) was conducted to explore perceptions about potentially offensive behaviors of professors in the college classroom using the Student Perceptions of Professors' Classroom Behaviors (SPPCB). Within-country and between-country comparisons…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences
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Yang, Junfeng; Kinshuk; Yu, Huiju; Chen, Sue-Jen; Huang, Ronghuai – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
As the communication between different cultures is becoming more and more frequent, the competence of cross-cultural awareness and collaboration is emerging as a key ability in the 21st century. Face to face communication is the most efficient way to cultivate the competence of cross-cultural awareness and collaboration. However, there are very…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational Strategies
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Oleksiyenko, Anatoly – Comparative Education Review, 2014
Chinese and Russian universities are increasingly drawn into center-periphery repositioning, as they compete for symbolic, financial, and intellectual resources locally and globally. However, their strategies on national and institutional linkages differ with regards to the individual scientist's powers in knowledge production. As global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientists, Benchmarking, Productivity
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Rosehfeld, Barbara; O'Connor-Petruso, Sharon A. – College Student Journal, 2014
Mobile phones are used around the world, however, there are no definitive rules regarding their appropriate use. In the absence of such codification, the researchers surveyed 225 American and 115 Chinese college students to understand their perceptions of etiquette and appropriate use of mobile phones both in the classroom and in other public…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, College Students, Comparative Analysis
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Margavio, Thomas M.; Margavio, Geanie W.; Hignite, Michael A.; Moses, Duane R. – College Student Journal, 2014
In a continuation of their prior research which focused on the differences in Emotional Intelligence (EI) levels between Chinese and American business students and the academic variables associated with those scores, the authors extend their efforts to investigate those personal (non-academic) characteristics of both American and Chinese business…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Business Administration Education, College Students, Emotional Intelligence
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Yang, Jin; Arant, David – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2014
This study compares how American and Chinese journalism students view the importance of various journalistic roles and the difficulties of ethical dilemmas faced by journalists. Chinese students perceive greater difficulty in resolving conflict of interests and making a fair representation of the news while American students find greater…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Student Attitudes
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Elbeck, Matt; Vander Schee, Brian A. – Journal of Marketing Education, 2014
This study benchmarks marketing doctoral programs worldwide in five popular subareas by faculty and institutional scholarly impact. A multi-item approach identifies a collection of top-tier scholarly journals for each subarea, while citation data over the decade 2003 to 2012 identify high scholarly impact marketing faculty by subarea used to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marketing, Doctoral Programs, Educational Administration
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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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Chao, Chiang-nan; Hegarty, Niall – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2014
This study examines the presence of Chinese students in U.S. universities and colleges. Due to the large number of Chinese students in the United States this research attempts to explore the reasons why so many Chinese students choose to study abroad and why the United States is their preferred destination. This population is a vital component of…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Asians, Student Development, College Students
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Li, Wendan; Collins, Christopher S. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2014
Although international students annually contribute billions of dollars to the US economy, meaningful intercultural interaction between international students, peers, and faculty is often missing at US host campuses. Feelings of isolation, loneliness, and alienation are pervasive among international students at US campuses; these feelings can…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Degrees, Socialization, Qualitative Research
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Li, Ming-hui; Eschenauer, Robert; Yang, Yan – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
This study explores factors that influence problem-solving coping style across cultures. There was no significant difference in applying problem solving across U.S., Taiwanese, and Chinese samples. The effective predictors of problem solving in the U.S. and Chinese samples were self-efficacy and trait resilience, respectively. In the Taiwanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Resilience (Psychology), Predictor Variables
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Norvilitis, Jill M.; Reid, Howard M.; Ling, Sun; Chen, Sisi – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2013
Data were analyzed from 178 American and 153 Chinese college students who participated in a study examining motivation to attend college. Students in the two countries reported similar motivations for attending college, with career and personal reasons being most important and helping family least important. Also, the study assessed the influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Giacomino, Don E.; Li, Xin; Michael D. Akers, – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Using the Rokeach Value Survey and the Musser and Orke typology this paper examines the personal values and value systems of business students in China and compares the results with the results of a recent study that used similar methodology to examine the values and value systems of U.S. students. The study also examines the differences in values…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Values, Gender Differences, Majors (Students)
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