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Myers, Robert M.; Griffin, Amy L. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
The internationalization of higher education results in 4.6 million students attending colleges and universities outside their home countries. In the United States and other countries, there is significant underrepresentation of women among inbound international higher education students. Gender equality in education cannot be achieved so long as…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, International Education, Higher Education, Foreign Students
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Xia, Jingfeng – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
This article examines web comments written by Chinese learners on online open courses that are originally produced by leading universities in the United States and United Kingdom and are later introduced to China with Chinese translation. It applies the thematic discourse analysis strategy to classify the comments into themes to explore the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Open Universities
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Mohajeri Norris, Emily; Gillespie, Joan – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
What is the impact of study abroad on U.S. college students' career paths? What factors of education abroad differentiate alumni who later worked or volunteered for international organizations in the United States and/or in other countries compared with alumni who did not pursue global-career experiences? This article presents findings that…
Descriptors: Context Effect, College Students, Study Abroad, Indigenous Populations
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Lee, Jenny J. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2008
This study investigates college access in the United States and within the larger context of the global marketplace as a way to extend current views of college access to the international realm. Using surveys and interviews among international students in a case U.S. institution, this study finds that information sources and reasons for studying…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Information Sources, Access to Education, College Students
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Woolf, Michael – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2007
In recent years, there has been a considerable development of administrative skills in study-abroad management, but much less in the educational dimension of this endeavour. The field is burdened by myths and conceptions that exist unchallenged in the uncontested climate of study abroad. An exploration of three of these prevailing myths…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Study Abroad, Educational Quality, Immersion Programs
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Kim, Randi I.; Goldstein, Susan B. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2005
This study focused on identifying intercultural attitudes associated with favorable expectations about participation in study abroad programs. A total of 282 U.S. 1st-year college students completed a questionnaire that included measures of ethnocentrism, intercultural communication apprehension, language interest and competence, prejudice,…
Descriptors: College Students, Intercultural Communication, Linguistics, Ethnocentrism
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Kooijman, Jaap; Davies, Jude; Berg-Cross, Linda; Copier, Laura; Asby, Aisha – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2004
The current project linked students in three universities in a guided discussion of the movie, "Three Kings." The goals were to assess the viability of having students from three different courses, in three different universities, in three different countries find common ground to have intellectual discussions via the Internet and to…
Descriptors: Race, International Education, Student Attitudes, Racial Relations