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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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Engel, Laura C.; Siczek, Megan M. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper examines national-level strategies concerning internationalisation of education and the extent to which global citizenship is deployed in their discourse. We focus on a cross-national comparison of selected internationalisation strategies in Australia, Canada, Ireland, the UK and the USA, all countries with highly developed economies…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, International Education, Foreign Countries
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Hudson, Paul F.; Hinman, Sarah E. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
Internationalization has been an important concept in higher education over the past two decades. The way that internationalization is manifest has consequences to academic disciplines, including geography. A new system of liberal arts colleges in the Netherlands has created opportunities for interdisciplinary education, representing a departure…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Foreign Countries, International Education
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Tierney, Robert J.; Kan, Wei – American Educational Research Journal, 2016
The study examines globalization within and across China and the United States in conjunction with a portrayal of the nature of the scholarly endeavors over the past 10 years in the two preeminent educational research journals of these countries. By extensive analyses of topics, methodology, and citations the research clarifies the global and…
Descriptors: International Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Global Approach, Comparative Education
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Gopal, Anita – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2016
This comparative study examines visa and immigration regulations for international students and focuses on macro-level policy trends during the past five to ten years in four English-speaking countries: Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The study highlights the trends and motivations to recruit international graduate…
Descriptors: Immigration, Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries
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Boton, Eliani Colferai; Gregory, Sue – Journal of Educators Online, 2015
The number of online programs in the higher education sector has increased dramatically in the last decade, and with it, an increase in attrition has become a recurring problem worldwide. Literature suggests that elements of culture, motivation, learning management systems and online pedagogy play a major role in attrition rates in the higher…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Dropout Prevention, Student Attrition
Rutkowski, David; Rutkowski, Leslie; Plucker, Jonathan A. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2015
The OECD and its U.S. administrator, McGraw-Hill Education CTB, have recently concluded the first cycle of the OECD-Test for Schools in the U.S. This test is being marketed to local schools and is designed to compare 15-year-olds from individual participating schools against peers nationally and internationally using the OECD's PISA test as its…
Descriptors: Participation, International Education, Comparative Testing, Comparative Education
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Birenbaum, Menucha; DeLuca, Christopher; Earl, Lorna; Heritage, Margaret; Klenowski, Val; Looney, Anne; Smith, Kari; Timperley, Helen; Volante, Louis; Wyatt-Smith, Claire – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
This paper discusses the emergence of assessment for learning (AfL) across the globe with particular attention given to Western educational jurisdictions. Authors from Australia, Canada, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, Norway, and the USA explain the genesis of AfL, its evolution and impact on school systems, and discuss current trends in policy…
Descriptors: International Education, Trend Analysis, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
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Liu, Sheng-nan; Feng, Da-ming – Cogent Education, 2015
Educational borrowing may cause numerous dilemmas that emerge from cross-cultural differences among teachers in the globalization. Through the case study on the flipped classroom introduced from the United States into Chinese middle schools, this article presents an examination of dilemmas that teachers encountered during educational borrowing in…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Asians, Middle School Teachers, Technology Transfer
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Lombardi, Allison; Vukovic, Boris; Sala-Bars, Ingrid – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2015
Across the globe, students with disabilities have been increasing in prevalence in higher education settings. Thus, it has become more urgent for college faculty to have a broad awareness of disability and inclusive teaching practices based on the tenets of Universal Design. In this study, we examined faculty attitudes toward disability-related…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Disabilities
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Ercikan, Kadriye; Roth, Wolff-Michael; Asil, Mustafa – Teachers College Record, 2015
Background/Context: Two key uses of international assessments of achievement have been (a) comparing country performances for identifying the countries with the best education systems and (2) generating insights about effective policy and practice strategies that are associated with higher learning outcomes. Do country rankings really reflect the…
Descriptors: Inferences, International Education, International Studies, Case Studies
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Solano-Flores, Guillermo; Wang, Chao – Teachers College Record, 2015
Background: While illustrations are widely used in international test comparisons, very scant research has been conducted on their design and on their influence on student performance. It is not clear how the features of illustration act in combination supporting students' access to the content of items or increasing their interpretation demands.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, International Education, Educational Assessment
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Tobin, Joseph – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2014
Most qualitative studies in international education take place in a single site in a single nation. When studies are of more than one country, they most often use more quantitative than qualitative approaches. Beatrice and John Whiting conducted the most systematic of comparative cross-cultural studies of child rearing in their "Six…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Ethnography, Video Technology, International Education
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Hao, Shiqi; Johnson, Robert L. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2013
This study, through multilevel analyses of the data of four English-speaking nations (i.e., Canada, England, New Zealand and the United States) from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2001 database, investigated the relationship between teachers' uses of various types of classroom assessments and their fourth-graders'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, International Education, Comparative Education
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