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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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Suspitsyna, Tatiana; Shalka, Tricia R. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Grounded in a poststructuralist postcolonial theoretical framework, this article presents the results of semiotic chain and critical discourse analyses of four years' worth of publications about China in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The authors argue that colonial tropes in the media representations of the Chinese international student…
Descriptors: Asians, Foreign Students, Postcolonialism, Discourse Analysis
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Merola, Rachael H.; Coelen, Robert J.; Hofman, W. H. A. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
This study uses a quantitative approach drawing on data from the International Student Barometer (N = 5,242) to investigate the relationship between integration, nationality, and self-reported satisfaction among Chinese, Indian, and South Korean undergraduate international students studying in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia.…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Foreign Students, Study Abroad, Social Integration
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Brunsting, Nelson C.; Mischinski, Megan; Wu, Wenjin; Tevis, Tenisha; Takeuchi, Risa; He, Yueying; Zheng, Yihan; Coverdell, Travis L. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
Despite the increase in methodological sophistication and complexity of models being tested for international student adjustment to universities in the United States (U.S.), researchers often do not test or control for salient demographic differences between students, including their educational status (i.e., graduate or undergraduate) and country…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Student Adjustment
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Jackson, Jane; Chen, Xinren – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
With accelerating internationalization, more Asian international exchange students are finding themselves in situations where they are expected to actively contribute in fast-paced classroom discussions in a second language (L2)., This article reports on the experiences and perceptions of Mainland Chinese international exchange students who…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Student Exchange Programs, Asians
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Rappleye, Jeremy; Komatsu, Hikaru – Oxford Review of Education, 2018
East Asian dominance in international large-scale assessments is widely known. This is often explained as an outcome of highly competitive, exam-oriented education systems in East Asia, wherein students partake in a fierce competition for limited college entrance. Although achievement scores may be comparatively higher, the argument goes, the…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Cross Cultural Studies, Competition, High Stakes Tests
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Gu, Xiaoqing; Wang, Huawen; Mason, Jon – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Numerous studies have recognized collaboration as an effective way of learning. When collaboration involves students from different cultural backgrounds, a question arises: "Will cultural differences influence the manner in which roles are adopted within collaborative learning?" In this study, a correlation analysis was used to explore…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Correlation, Cultural Influences, Cross Cultural Studies
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Falcone, Santa – Journal of International Students, 2017
This paper provides a review of current trends in international student recruitment. Focusing specifically on recruitment of Chinese students, important aspects of China's educational system relevant to recruitment are presented. Barriers to Chinese student recruitment are then discussed. Successful, employed, international graduates validate…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Trend Analysis, Barriers
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Nguyen, Kate; Stanley, Nile; Stanley, Laurel; Rank, Astrid; Wang, Yonghui – Reading Psychology, 2016
The study compared the perceptions of adults from four countries about storytelling. Americans (N = 153), Germans (N = 163), Chinese (N = 324), and Vietnamese (N = 356) completed a survey. Americans' scores on measures of storytelling experiences were the highest overall. Americans and Germans reported having significantly more childhood…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Story Telling, Scores, Culturally Relevant Education
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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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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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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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Ghazarian, Peter G. – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2014
Globalization has driven growth in the market for cross-border students. Mainland China, with a burgeoning economy and the largest national population, has become an important source of cross-border students. This study identifies ideal attraction in mainland China to destinations for cross-border tertiary education, as expressed by ideal first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Global Approach
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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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