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Wang, Charles Xiaoxue; Jaeger, David; Liu, Jinxia; Guo, Xiaoning; Xie, Nan – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2013
To explore the potential applications of synchronous technology to enrich student learning, faculty members from an American regional state university and a Chinese regional university collaborated to find appropriate ways to integrate synchronous technology (e.g., Adobe Connect) into an educational technology program in the American university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Synchronous Communication, Internet, Teleconferencing
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Niu, Weihua; Kaufman, James C. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2013
The article integrates the seven papers of the two special issues with a special focus on discussing the differences in people's beliefs about creativity between the Chinese and American cultures: How it is conceived, evaluated, and nurtured. It uses three metaphors to capture major differences in these aspects, and highlights areas with profound…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Creativity, Cross Cultural Studies, Attitudes
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Mulder, Fred – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2013
In its first decade (2001-2010) the OER movement has been carried by numerous relevant and successful projects around the globe. These were sometimes large-scale but more often not, and they were primarily initiated by innovating educational institutions and explorative individual experts. What has remained, however, is the quest for a sustainable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Multimedia Materials
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Li, Ming-hui; Eschenauer, Robert; Yang, Yan – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2013
This study explores factors that influence problem-solving coping style across cultures. There was no significant difference in applying problem solving across U.S., Taiwanese, and Chinese samples. The effective predictors of problem solving in the U.S. and Chinese samples were self-efficacy and trait resilience, respectively. In the Taiwanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Resilience (Psychology), Predictor Variables
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Hallinger, Philip; Lu, Jiafang – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
The past two decades have witnessed increasing global acceptance of the important role that capable leadership plays in education reform and school improvement. Consequently, policymakers internationally have actively sought means of strengthening capacity for school-level leadership, with a particular focus on the design of more effective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Education
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Norvilitis, Jill M.; Reid, Howard M.; Ling, Sun; Chen, Sisi – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2013
Data were analyzed from 178 American and 153 Chinese college students who participated in a study examining motivation to attend college. Students in the two countries reported similar motivations for attending college, with career and personal reasons being most important and helping family least important. Also, the study assessed the influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Shin, Jung Cheol; Lee, Soo Jeung; Kim, Yangson – Studies in Higher Education, 2013
This study analyzed whether research collaboration patterns differ across higher education systems based on maturity of the systems, their language, and their geographical region. This study found that collaboration patterns differ across higher education systems: academics in developed systems are more collaborative than their colleagues in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research, International Cooperation, Cooperation
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Kan, Koon Hwee – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
This paper highlights "Wave-Makers (1910--2010)", a collaborative timeline redesign project, which involves interactive and advanced web-based technology to connect and complement arts curricula at two higher education institutions, one located in China and another in the United States. Through in-depth research, video-conferencing,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Higher Education, Global Education, Artists
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Giacomino, Don E.; Li, Xin; Michael D. Akers, – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Using the Rokeach Value Survey and the Musser and Orke typology this paper examines the personal values and value systems of business students in China and compares the results with the results of a recent study that used similar methodology to examine the values and value systems of U.S. students. The study also examines the differences in values…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Values, Gender Differences, Majors (Students)
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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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Shao, Kun; Tamashiro, Roy – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2013
In studies conducted in the USA, teacher dispositional factors such as enthusiasm, professional esteem and learning motivation often emerge as the most significant variables affecting student learning and achievement from the primary grades through higher education. Do these factors play as significant a role in student learning and achievement in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Characteristics, Cultural Differences
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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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