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Marcy, Jennifer Jerusha – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This research study explores the doctoral socialization and transnational experiences of sub-Saharan African doctoral students whose education is sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). This study is designed to explore the convergence of the international student experience, doctoral student socialization, and the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Socialization, Foreign Students
Marquis, George – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Sojourners returning to their home countries after working or studying in the United States may face challenges in the re-entry adjustment process. Traditionally, much research on the experience of re-entry adjustment has been survey-based, with researcher-crafted questions not allowing for in-depth and nuanced perspectives of the sojourners.…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Foreign Countries, Alumni, Experience
Mebuin, Reuel N. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Sub-Saharan African immigrant students constitute an important cohort on United States college campuses. In order for U.S. colleges and universities to better accommodate the significant number of Sub-Saharan African immigrant students, it is critical to identify factors that influence these students' cultural and academic processes and provide…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Case Studies, Immigrants, Undergraduate Students
Winnard, Nigel J. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Recent years have seen large-scale growth in the international school sector, with schools reporting increasing competition to recruit and retain expatriate teachers, particularly in hardship locations. Using a gap analysis framework (Clark & Estes, 2008), this study seeks to identify the knowledge, motivational, and organizational factors…
Descriptors: International Schools, Teacher Persistence, Principals, Administrator Role
Zekraoui, Lotfi – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The MENA region has witnessed unprecedented political and social events that started with a youth revolt in Tunisia in December 2010 and was followed by a series of uprisings spanning the whole region in the following months. Historians, political scientists and sociologists have attempted to study this so-called "Arab Spring" each from…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Social Change, Arabs, Case Studies
Ulrich, Mary Eileen – ProQuest LLC, 2016
How does higher education contribute to finding workable and lasting solutions to complex social issues that face communities globally today? How does higher education contribute to global sustainable development goals? The scholarship of engagement encourages faculty, scholars, and students to work together with communities on solutions to…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Global Approach, Sustainable Development, Community Development
Dieye, Amadou M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Land Cover Land Use (LCLU) change affects land surface processes recognized to influence climate change at local, national and global levels. Soil organic carbon is a key component for the functioning of agro-ecosystems and has a direct effect on the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the soil. The capacity to model and project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Land Use, Soil Science, Climate
Hirsch, Sally E. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The number of international schools and their student populations are increasing around the world. These schools are culturally diverse educational spaces, providing opportunities for cultural understanding but also cultural conflicts. Teachers working in international schools need to be able to provide culturally relevant and responsive…
Descriptors: International Schools, School Culture, Cultural Awareness, Teacher Competencies
Osborn, Daniel – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This Critical Discourse Analysis examined the classroom discourse of six secondary social studies teachers during lessons dedicated to the study of Africa and the Middle East. The study focused on the phenomenon of otherness and the ways in which teachers contribute to or challenge the depiction of various African and Middle Eastern populations as…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Discourse Analysis, Classroom Communication, Secondary School Teachers
Kuilema, Joseph Alan – ProQuest LLC, 2016
International collaborations in social work education are increasing without an adequate understanding of what motivates them, and what sorts of outcomes they produce. The existing research on such collaborations has often focused on examining collaborations only from the perspective of those in Europe and North America. This study presents the…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, International Cooperation, Case Studies
Conn, Katharine – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The aim of this dissertation is to identify effective educational interventions in Sub-Saharan African with an impact on student learning. This is the first meta-analysis in the field of education conducted for Sub-Saharan Africa. This paper takes an in-depth look at twelve different types of education interventions or programs and attempts to not…
Descriptors: African American Achievement, Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Intervention
Rubio Covarrubias, Ariana Gabriela – ProQuest LLC, 2014
In this dissertation I present three papers, each as an individual chapter. The first two papers are in the field of development economics, while the third paper is in the field of education economics. The first two chapters document and study the disappearance of arranged marriages in Asia, the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. For this…
Descriptors: Economics, Marriage, Cultural Influences, Peer Evaluation
Jaumont, Fabrice – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This discussion encompasses the specifics of a partnership between leading U.S. foundations---the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Kresge Foundation. This analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Philanthropic Foundations, Educational Development, Higher Education
Stapleton, Deborah Leah – ProQuest LLC, 2013
My project examined if individuals can grow spiritually when Christian Education is taught through online interactive distance learning. Jesus' comment--in Matthew 8:5-13--regarding the astonishing faith of the centurion who asked Jesus to heal his servant from a distance was used for my Biblical Foundation. The centurion stated that Jesus did not…
Descriptors: Christianity, Distance Education, Biblical Literature, Churches
Mertz, Sharon A. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this research is to evaluate the impact of firm strategies and corporate performance on enterprise software market growth in emerging regions. The emerging regions of Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America, currently represent smaller overall markets for software vendors, but exhibit high growth…
Descriptors: Corporations, Performance, Computer Software, Marketing
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