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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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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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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