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Haines, David – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
At the intersection of the topics of migration and diversity in higher education lies the experience of people who grow up overseas, or who go overseas for education or military service, and then return as college students. This article addresses their experience, drawing from a series of exploratory interviews conducted--as part of a broader…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Patterson, Lynn M.; Carrillo, Paula Botero; Salinas, Rigoberto Solano – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2012
As institutions of higher education adopt more global learning initiatives to improve global competencies and increase global citizenship among their students, the creative implementation of intercultural exchanges is critical. This article is a reflection on the experiences of implementing a virtual classroom linking students at Kennesaw State…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Virtual Classrooms, Global Education, Intercultural Programs
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DeLong, Marilyn; Geum, KeySook; Gage, Kelly; McKinney, Ellen; Medvedev, Katalin; Park, Juyeon – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2011
A fundamental and contemporary issue in higher education is how to encourage global awareness, professional development, and accountability within constraints of curriculum and scarce resources. This is an evaluation of student experiences with a 1 1/2-year cross-cultural partnership that included a team project, public presentations,…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Influences
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Urias, David; Yeakey, Carol Camp – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
Given the political, economic, and social events surrounding 9/11, the major issue addressed concerns the impact of federal legislation on international students/scholars. The study explored several research questions that can be summarized as, What are the relevant laws affecting international student study in the United States, and What are the…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Foreign Students, International Educational Exchange, Student Exchange Programs
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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
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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