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Kim, Jongyoung – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2012
This study analyzes the learning and cultural experiences of Korean graduate students in the United States. Based on 50 qualitative interviews, the study focuses on how global knowledge and the power relations of language determine their education in a transnational system. At a theoretical level, the study criticizes both the functionalist…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Power Structure, Teaching Methods, Global Education
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Postiglione, Gerard A. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2005
Despite its size and great distance from the Chinese capital, Hong Kong has long served as China's bridge in international educational exchange. It is not only the cradle of the Chinese tradition of crossing the Pacific to study in America, but it has continually refined its role as changes occurred on the mainland. This is especially true during…
Descriptors: International Educational Exchange, Exchange Programs, Foreign Countries, Faculty Mobility
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Trice, Andrea G. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2005
This qualitative study examines how four academic departments responded to the presence of large numbers of graduate international students. Results focus on faculty members' responses to international students as advisors, instructors, and supervisors; departmental policies established to address their presence; and the unresolved issues that…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Faculty, Departments, Foreign Students
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Taylor, John – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2004
Internationalisation is one of the most powerful forces for change in contemporary higher education. This article looks first at the motivation of four leading institutions in seeking to develop a strategy for internationalisation. Second, the wide range of activities and initiatives undertaken by these universities is examined covering teaching…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Administration, Educational Change, Global Approach
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Altbach, Philip G.; Umakoshi, Toru – Journal of Studies in International Education, 1997
Examines the complex nature of the educational exchange relationship between Japan and the United States, which is characterized by imbalances and asymmetries in the number of students and scholars crossing the Pacific, translations of books and journals, and other knowledge products. Makes recommendations for improvement in all aspects of…
Descriptors: Books, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Trends