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Lucas, Kyle J. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Qualitative research offers the potential to inform an ongoing issue concerning why international students struggle with critical thinking. This article approaches the issue by examining how international graduate students understand critical thinking as well as the challenges they have faced with critical thinking. The study used a narrative-case…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Critical Thinking, Asians, Cultural Differences
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Daigle, Leah E.; Johnston, Tricia; Azimi, Andia; Felix, Shanna N. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The victimization of college students is well documented. Comparative research on the extent of victimization and the risk factors for it is less prevalent. Although some cultural similarities exist, it is possible that American and Canadian college students differ in their experience of victimization. These differences have not been fully…
Descriptors: College Students, Violence, Sexual Abuse, Victims of Crime
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Resnik, Julia – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
The recognition of the DP (diploma programme) for university admission is crucial for the development of International Baccalaureate (IB) schools and the expansion of the IB network worldwide. In an era of higher education (HE) massification, accompanied by high failure and dropout rates, intense debates on access to HE are taking place in many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Higher Education
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Martin, Florence; Wang, Chuang; Budhrani, Kiran; Moore, Robert L.; Jokiaho, Annika – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2019
With the increase in number of courses being offered online, there is an increase in the need for professional development support for instructors to teach online. The purpose of this study is to examine faculty perceptions on professional development needs for online teaching, specifically in the U.S. and in Germany. Based on a qualitative…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Online Courses
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Xue, Chunxiang; Wu, Xiuzhi; Zhu, Lei; Chu, Heting – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
For decades, library and information science (LIS) education has been producing LIS professionals to serve people in all walks of life. But there are challenges to LIS education as society advances. This study performed quantitative and qualitative content analyses of data collected about LIS education in China and the United States. Four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Science Education, Library Schools, Institutional Mission
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Cokley, John; Jianlin, Wen; Yanling, Liu; Wenshuai, Xie – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2019
Current curriculum trends in tertiary journalism and communication education in the People's Republic of China are investigated using information from the websites of the 2,198 Chinese universities that published course lists in December 2013. Of those, 439 offered journalism majors and this article samples 274 of those universities (12.5% of the…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Graduates, Web Sites, Foreign Countries
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Paras, Andrea; Carignan, Michael; Brenner, Ashley; Hardy, Jane; Malmgren, Jodi; Rathburn, Melanie – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2019
With the proliferation of short-term study abroad programs at institutions of higher education, there is a need for more rigorous assessment of how these programs contribute to intercultural learning. This article presents a multi-institutional comparative study of students' intercultural learning in six short-term study abroad programs in Canada…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Higher Education, Comparative Education, Cultural Awareness
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Younger, Kirsty; Gascoine, Louise; Menzies, Victoria; Torgerson, Carole – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Widening participation (WP) in higher education (HE) is an increasingly important policy issue, with interventions to increase participation from minority ethnic, low-income and other under-represented groups undertaken in HE sectors in many countries. In the UK there is a large amount of WP activity but a lack of robust evidence of its…
Descriptors: Evidence, Instructional Effectiveness, Intervention, Higher Education
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Fan, Xumei; Johnson, Robert; Liu, Jin; Zhang, Xuegang; Liu, Xiumei; Zhang, Tiejun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare pre-service teachers' views of ethical issues in assessment practices in the US and China. Focus group interviews were conducted among 16 pre-service teachers from the US and 15 pre-service teachers from China. Results indicated that the inclusion of effort in grading is a key issue for the pre-service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Smidt, Esther; Cheong, Cecilia Yin Mei; Dachroeden, Emily; Kochem, Timothy – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article compares two studies, investigating administrator, faculty, and student perceptions of quality in online/blended courses conducted in two different contexts, namely (1) two midsize public universities in the United States, and (2) a college in a public university in Malaysia. The research question explored in both studies was: What is…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Foreign Countries
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Sevart, Amber; Dean, Shannon R. – Journal of International Students, 2019
In this article we reflect on the similarities and differences among student service offices in the United States versus higher education institutions in Germany. Specifically the "Studentwerk" organization is discussed, which provides student services to institutions across Germany.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Study Abroad, Student Personnel Services
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Cherkashchenko, Olesia M.; Vysotska, Tetiana M.; Korotkova, Svitlana V.; Savina, Yuliia O.; Khurtak, Iryna V. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The article deals with the analysis of innovations in the content of professional training of interpreters / translators at universities of Europe, the USA and Ukraine. It has been established that at European and American universities the innovation data involves directing professional education of translators and interpreters towards studying…
Descriptors: Innovation, Translation, Professional Training, Comparative Education
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Lowe, Patricia A. – Higher Education Studies, 2019
A cross-national comparison was conducted between U.K. and U.S. higher education students on the Test Anxiety Measure for College Students (TAM-C). The TAM-C was administer to 1,776 U.K. and U.S. higher education students online. The results of tests of measurement invariance found the TAM-C invariant across country and gender. In addition,…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Thompson, Ashleigh B. – New Educator, 2019
This essay shares impressions from French and German higher education through a comparative US lens, with a special focus on internationalization and mobility. The author integrates the theoretical lens of Gert Biesta's Pedagogy of Interruption to posit that international experiences facilitate encounters with otherness that spark new ways of…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Higher Education, Comparative Education, International Education
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Buckner, Elizabeth – Comparative Education Review, 2019
Internationalization is a rapidly growing trend among higher education institutions (HEIs) around the world. This article situates internationalization within comparative education by theorizing it as processes of global diffusion and localization. It analyzes survey data from administrators at 1,439 HEIs in 137 countries to understand their…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Comparative Education, Administrator Attitudes
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