NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 61 to 75 of 163 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pang, Hanzhou – Cogent Education, 2016
Based on the class observations and survey answers from the multicultural class members in higher education who were teaching or studying in China, Russia, South Korea and USA--this study explores the nonverbal factors that facilitate or impede the reciprocal process of enculturation and acculturation. The respondents were 40 instructors from 13…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, College Students, Foreign Countries, Acculturation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jin, Hui; Hokayem, Hayat; Wang, Sasha; Wei, Xin – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2016
As China and the United States become the top two carbon emitters in the world, it is crucial for citizens in both countries to construct a sophisticated understanding of energy consumption issues. This interview study examines how U.S. and Chinese students compare in explaining and arguing about two critical energy consumption issues: burning…
Descriptors: Biology, Interviews, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Tung, Mei-Ling – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Recent economic development in China not only has improved the overall living standards of Chinese people, but it has also created a new middle class. Another impact of the economic development is the increasing demand for educated workers. Subsequently, the demand for quality higher education has also increased. With more than 50% of the world's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Adjustment, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Bayeck, Rebecca Yvonne – Open Praxis, 2016
This paper reports preliminary findings on students enrolled in a massive open online course, who were also assigned to work in groups. Part of a larger study on the effect of groups on retention and completion in MOOCs, the paper provides students' demographics (i.e., location, gender, education level, and employment status), and motivation for…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Student Characteristics, Demography
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Raby, Rosalind Latiner; Friedel, Janice Nahra; Valeau, Edward J. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
This article is a comparative study of community colleges and global counterparts at 41 institutions in 25 countries. Policies from each country link completion of a college program to career entry and to advancement opportunities. National and institutional policies are being defined, benchmark data is being collected on goals in the process, and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Policy, Educational Policy, Graduation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gómez-Rey, Pilar; Barbera, Elena; Fernández-Navarro, Francisco – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
Due to the increasingly multicultural nature of e-learning environments, it is critical that instructors and instructional designers be aware of the importance of cultural factors in education and that they deliver culturally adaptive instruction. The main challenge of this paper is identifying the critical success factors for multicultural online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Cultural Influences, Student Surveys
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Fryling, Meg; Rivituso, Jack – Information Systems Education Journal, 2016
In Fall of 2014, as a result of a Chinese faculty visit to an upstate New York college to observe American pedagogical techniques in teaching information systems, two US faculty members were invited to teach two separate courses at a vocational college in southeast China. The courses to be taught in China were selected by the Chinese faculty and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Information Systems, Vocational Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Borgos, Jill – Chinese Education & Society, 2016
The growth of international branch campuses (IBCs) in China, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) accounts for a significant portion of the overall growth of IBCs globally. Conversely the largest exporter of IBCs globally is the United States, with several U.S. IBCs located in each of these importing countries. With the intention of focusing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicampus Colleges, Sustainable Development, Comparative Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dai, David Yun; Steenbergen-Hu, Saiying – Roeper Review, 2015
This article introduces the Special Class for the Gifted Young (SCGY), an early college entrance program in mathematics and science in China, which has been a focus for media coverage and public discussion of accelerated education in China. We first describe the admission policy and academic programming of SCGY and delineate its distinct features.…
Descriptors: Special Programs, Acceleration (Education), College Admission, Admission Criteria
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Davies, Randall; Zaugg, Holt; Tateishi, Isaku – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2015
Advances in technology have increased the likelihood that engineers will have to work in a global, culturally diverse setting. Many schools of engineering are currently revising their curricula to help students to develop cultural competence. However, our ability to measure cultural dispositions can be a challenge. The purpose of this project was…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Test Construction, Attitude Measures, Cultural Awareness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Suspitsyna, Tatiana – Critical Studies in Education, 2015
This paper presents the results of a discourse analysis of the "Chronicle of Higher Education" publications about China in 2011 and 2012. Drawing on postcolonial appropriations of governmentality to frame the discussion of globalization as the context of the study, the author analyzes the stylistic, rhetorical, and semantic strategies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Newspapers, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wu, Yen-Chun Jim; Shen, Ju-Peng; Kuo, Tsuang – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the holistic picture of sustainability curricula in Asian higher education. Design/methodology/approach: Content analysis was conducted based on Asian management education for sustainability in higher education. Online courses arrangement, teaching methods, instructors' educational background and…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Content Analysis, Administrator Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez, Araceli; Rico-Romero, Luis; Gómez Guzmán, Pedro – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: In this paper, Spanish future primary teachers' pedagogical knowledge of numbers and operation, as revealed through their results in the TEDS-M ("Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics"), is compared with that of two other groups. The first group are the future primary teachers of other OECD countries that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Number Concepts, Preservice Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Green, Judith L.; Dai, Yun; Joo, Jenna; Williams, Edward; Liu, Ang; Lu, Stephen C.-Y. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This study examines what the members of an interdisciplinary research alliance, at the intersection of Engineering and Education Ethnography, learned through ongoing dialogues among members (2012-2014). The analyses make visible how, and for what purpose(s), this interdisciplinary "research alliance" was constructed, including the…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Ethnography, Research, Teaching Methods
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11