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Lilley, Kathleen; Barker, Michelle; Harris, Neil – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2017
Universities' aims for educating global citizens are rarely supported by a theoretical underpinning or evidence of outcomes. This study explored how international higher education experts conceptualize the global citizen or related terms representing the "ideal global graduate." A global notion of citizenship was accepted by the majority…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Global Approach, International Education, Higher Education
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Wilkins, Stephen; Huisman, Jeroen – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
In many countries and regions around the world international students now weigh up the potential advantages and disadvantages of undertaking their higher education at an international branch campus rather than at a home campus located in a traditional destination such as the United States or United Kingdom. The aim of the research is to identify…
Descriptors: Student School Relationship, Attachment Behavior, Foreign Countries, International Schools
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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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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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Seo, Seonjin; Koro-Ljungberg, Mirka – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2005
In this hermeneutical study, the authors focus on understanding the experiences of older Korean students who have come to the United States to pursue academic degrees at American universities. The purpose of this study is to describe the critical events related to their adjustment processes as well as to address some of the specific concerns of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Confucianism, Educational Experience, Hermeneutics