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Li, Yulong – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2013
Although student global competence has been recognized as an important learning outcome by more and more colleges and universities, campus internationalization efforts remain fragmented and largely ineffective. We proposed a pedagogical intervention that provided students from China and the U.S. with opportunities to establish virtual contact and…
Descriptors: Competence, Pilot Projects, Global Approach, Global Education
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Li, Jianyao; Liu, Fang; Rojas-Méndez, José I. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2013
Previous research studies identified country image as an important variable in international students' selection of onshore programs, and it is often perceived that there is little difference between onshore and offshore program selection. Looking at a sample of high school students in China and their selections of offshore programs (from a sample…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Students
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Longerbeam, Susan D.; DeStefano, Thomas J.; Lixin, Yu – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2013
Chinese undergraduate student interaction with U.S. students and faculty shared significant relationships with positive perceptions of the U.S. campus climate in this study. Student interaction drew upon the contact hypothesis (Allport, 1954); faculty interaction drew upon Kuh and Hu (2001); and perceptions drew upon the campus climate for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Campuses, Educational Environment, Educational Experience
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McGinn, Michelle K.; Ratkovic, Snežana; Wolhunter, Charl C. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2013
The Changing Academic Profession (CAP) international survey was designed in part to consider the effects of globalization on the work context and activities of academics in 19 countries or regions around the world. This paper draws from a subset of these data to explore the extent to which academics are globally connected in their research and…
Descriptors: Surveys, Global Approach, International Programs, College Faculty
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Lan, Xiaohuan – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2013
Visa policies in the United States restrict job opportunities and job mobility for U.S.-trained PhDs who hold a temporary visa, a group that accounts for 40 percent of newly graduated PhDs in science and engineering. The Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992 (CSPA) allowed Chinese students to be eligible for permanent residence in the United…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Immigrants, Foreign Students, Foreign Workers
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O'Connell, Catherine; Saunders, Murray – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
This study explores responses to rankings from a group of staff working as education partnership facilitators for a professional intermediary organisation, the British Council. The study adopts an activity systems perspective from which to view the contexts in which rankings are encountered and the range of practices used to reduce tensions…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Reputation, Universities, Institutional Evaluation
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Xia, Jingfeng – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
This article examines web comments written by Chinese learners on online open courses that are originally produced by leading universities in the United States and United Kingdom and are later introduced to China with Chinese translation. It applies the thematic discourse analysis strategy to classify the comments into themes to explore the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Open Universities
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Zhan, Ginny Q.; Moodie, Douglas R.; Sun, Yanmin; Wang, Bailing – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2013
This research project explores learning styles of college students in the US and China. The Grasha-Reichmann Student Learning Style Scale, designed to measure how college students view their learning, was used as the main instrument for the current study. A total of 511 college students, 274 from the US and 237 from China, participated in this…
Descriptors: College Students, Cognitive Style, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Green, Sharon; Weber, James – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2013
The paper examines if there has been an increase in the attention paid to social and environmental issues (SEI) in accounting curricula. Using schools participating in the Aspen Institute's Beyond Grey Pinstripes (BGP) program, we measure the increase in the number of accounting courses incorporating SEI across the biennial application years of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Course Content, Environmental Influences, Social Problems
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Stensaker, Bjorn; Harvey, Lee – Higher Education Review, 2013
The paper reports from a comparative study on systems of quality assurance in 19 countries around the globe, and how these systems function as accountability mechanisms. Based on a theoretical framework for assessing how accountability mechanisms can contribute to build trust in the higher education sector, the analysis of the quality assurance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Accountability, Quality Assurance
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Bernardi, Richard A.; Banzhoff, Caitlin A.; Martino, Abigail M.; Savasta, Katelyn J. – Accounting Education, 2012
This study examined whether seeing other students cheat in examinations and/or knowing students who routinely cheat in examinations associates with other students' cheating behaviour and on their intentions to cheat in the future. We also examined whether cheating in minor and/or major examinations associates with students' intentions to cheat in…
Descriptors: Cheating, Student Behavior, Intention, Accounting
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Zhang, Jie; Anderson, Richard C.; Wang, Qiuying; Packard, Jerome; Wu, Xinchun; Tang, Shan; Ke, Xiaoling – Applied Psycholinguistics, 2012
Knowledge of compound word structures in Chinese and English was investigated, comparing 435 Chinese and 258 Americans, including second, fourth, and sixth graders, and college undergraduates. As anticipated, the results revealed that Chinese speakers performed better on a word structure analogy task than their English-speaking counterparts. Also,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Grade 6, Verbs
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Yang, Yong-Chil; Park, Eunmi – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2012
This study is designed to address aspects of self-regulation and self-efficacy as they relate to critical issues in the design and evaluation of online learning programs. It begins with a discussion of the rapid growth of distance learning programs at all levels and across virtually all disciplines of educational programming. Much of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Instructional Design, Distance Education
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Dumenci, Levent; Yates, Phillip D. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2012
Estimation problems associated with the correlated-trait correlated-method (CTCM) parameterization of a multitrait-multimethod (MTMM) matrix are widely documented: the model often fails to converge; even when convergence is achieved, one or more of the parameter estimates are outside the admissible parameter space. In this study, the authors…
Descriptors: Correlation, Models, Multitrait Multimethod Techniques, Matrices
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Kitagaki, Ikuo; Li, Donglin – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2012
In many countries, the training of researchers who will be internationally competitive has become a primary objective, leading to extensive discussion of the curricula, educational content, and methods that may ensure a high level of student achievement. In this global climate, only the most excellent students have the potential to engage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Honors Curriculum, High Achievement, Talent Development
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