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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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Liu, Laura Blythe; Ye, Juyan – Teacher Development, 2019
Global experiences are a significant form of professional development for teacher education faculty preparing teachers to support twenty-first-century diverse classrooms. This case study examined the international professional development (IPD) experiences of teacher education faculty at a Chinese university as involving personal-professional,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Global Approach, Teacher Educators, Confucianism
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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
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Yuan, Man; Cheng, Wei – English Language Teaching, 2017
Lexical stress is an important contributor to foreign accent as well as intelligibility of second language (L2) speech. The present study intends to find out to what extent Chinese-speaking learners whose native language has less evident stress can acquire English lexical stress. A production test was administered to nine advanced Chinese learners…
Descriptors: Chinese, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Lexicology
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Rhoads, Robert A.; Zheng, Mi; Sun, Xiaoyang – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This qualitative study reports findings from a comparative analysis of the methodological socialization of doctoral students in the social sciences at two universities: one in China and one in the USA. Relying primarily on theories of organizational socialization, the study focuses on formal and informal processes students report as part of…
Descriptors: Socialization, Social Sciences, Qualitative Research, Doctoral Dissertations
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Purarjomandlangrudi, Afrooz; Chen, David; Nguyen, Anne – Informatics in Education, 2016
Online learning has become a widespread method for providing learning at different levels of education. It has facilitated the learning in many ways and made it more flexible and available by providing learners with more opportunities to learn information, further access to different learning resources, and collaboration rather than face-to-face…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Dropout Rate, Online Courses
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Shen, Wenqin; Wang, Chuanyi; Jin, Wei – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2016
Of all the levels of education, doctoral education is the most internationalised. By selecting one key indicator (the proportion of international students among a country's doctorate recipients), the article presents an analysis of PhD students' international mobility. After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War in the early…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Student Mobility
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Gibbs, Graham – Journal of Management Education, 2016
This paper, a rejoinder to "Isn't It Time We Did Something about the Lack of Teaching Preparation in Business Doctoral Programs?" by Marx et al., suggests glancing at practices outside the United States to get some perspective on the nature of the problem of why so little emphasis is placed on teaching preparation in business doctoral…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Doctoral Programs, Educational Change, Preservice Teacher Education
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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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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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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
McMurtrie, Beth – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
This article discusses the results of the latest "Open Doors" report from the Institute of International Education. The report states that thousands of mainland Chinese students in pursuit of an American education helped drive up international enrollments at colleges across the United States. Double-digit growth from China, primarily at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Cheng, Baoyan – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2012
Using cultural frameworks, and based on the author's personal experience and conversations with fellow Chinese and American graduate students, this essay analyzes the struggle for Chinese students who have to strike a balance between the American style of learning which is characterized by class discussion and the Chinese style of learning which…
Descriptors: Memorization, Asian Culture, Learning Processes, Cultural Differences
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