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Ma, Xingxing; Yodkamlue, Butsakorn – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2019
This study investigated the effects of a self-developed mobile app on Chinese university EFL learners' vocabulary learning and retention. Their perceptions of the mobile app were also explored. Data were collected using mixed methods. The results can be summarized as follow: firstly, the students using the mobile app could learn more words than…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Computer Software, Asians, College Students
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Kim, Dongbin; Roh, Jin-young – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This study explores whether patterns of doctorate attainment among Chinese and Korean international students in the USA have changed over time, both in terms of quantity (i.e., number of international students) and quality (i.e., the selectivity of the undergraduate and doctoral institutions), and whether these changes reflect the improvements in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Educational Attainment, Asians
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Peng, Hui – English Language Teaching, 2016
This study, carried out at a major technological university in China and based on a convenience sample of 116 students, is designed to identify which aspects of their classroom environments had the greatest effect on the students. Students completed a 26-item questionnaire which elicited general as well as specific views on the EFL classroom…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yan, Edith M. Y.; Fung, Irene Y. Y.; Liu, Lili; Huang, Xiaoyan – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
This quantitative study investigated the extent and contexts of target language (TL) use in English language classrooms. Participants were 2,906 students from seven secondary schools and four universities in the more developed cities in southern China. They were put into five groups according to their educational stage and whether their content…
Descriptors: Surveys, Language Usage, Statistical Analysis, English (Second Language)
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Ehrich, John; Howard, Steven J.; Mu, Congjun; Bokosmaty, Sahar – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
Student plagiarism is a growing problem within Australian universities and abroad. Potentially exacerbating this situation, research indicates that students' attitudes toward plagiarism are typically more permissive and lenient than the policies of their tertiary institutions. There has been suggestion that this is especially so in Asian countries…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Asians, Student Attitudes, Comparative Analysis
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Yang, Jin; Arant, David – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2016
This study found that Chinese journalism students and American journalism students are more different than similar in their value systems. Overall, American students give greater weight to social-interaction values and self-improvement values, and Chinese students give greater importance to morality-oriented values and competency-oriented values.…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Asians, North Americans, Cultural Differences
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Luo, Lingling; Zhou, Chunfang; Zhang, Song – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2016
This article aims to study both similarities and differences in female students' creativity between Mainland China and Taiwan. As two main aspects influencing creativity, playfulness and humor are especially focused on in this comparative study. Empirical data were collected from 831 students in Mainland China and 703 students in Taiwan. Based on…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Geographic Regions, Humor, Creativity
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Buendía Arias, Ximena Paola – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This research seeks to gain deeper understanding of learner autonomy in English as a Foreign Language students from different cultures through the identification and analysis of similarities and differences between Chinese and Colombian students from two public universities: Tianjin Foreign Studies University in China and Universidad Surcolombiana…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Asians
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Pei, Zhengwei – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2015
The study reported in this article aims to capture the possible changes to the discursive mode of College English (CE) teaching in China by comparing teachers' questions, feedback, and teaching exchanges across two levels of quality courses constructed at different years. Based on transcribed data of 20 videos, it reveals that the general…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Teacher Attitudes, Asians, English (Second Language)
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Leong, Pamela – Journal of International Students, 2015
Using interview data from 11 international students, this paper compares international students' experiences at a single American university, and the acculturation issues that they encountered. The students assessed their experiences at the university, both positive and negative, and discussed their perceptions of American ways of doing things.…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Barriers, Foreign Countries
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Chunling, Li – Chinese Education & Society, 2015
Based on national sampling survey data from 2006, 2008, and 2011, the author uses the Mare educational transition model to systematically examine changing trends in inequalities in urban-rural educational opportunities at all educational stages from 1940 to 2010. Through a comparative analysis of five birth year groups, inequalities in urban-rural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Equal Education, Educational History
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Gu, Tongqing – English Language Teaching, 2014
While the number of studies on the pragmatic development of nonnative English speakers has been increasing, surprisingly little research has been conducted on the development of the ability of foreign language learners to perform the suggestion speech act, with even less taking Chinese EFL learners as the target group. The present study examines…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Asians, Pragmatics
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Jiang, Lin; Xiao, Hailing – English Language Teaching, 2014
This article reports on an 8-week study that investigated the differential effects of two written corrective feedback (CF) options on 92 low-intermediate EFL students' explicit and implicit knowledge of English articles and the extent to which language analytic ability might influence the effect of written CF. The study used a…
Descriptors: Error Correction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Cognitive Psychology
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Wu, Qi – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2014
Mobility of mainland Chinese students across national borders has become common worldwide; however, the underlying reasons that motivate these students to pursue postgraduation abroad and why these factors are influential are not sufficiently studied. By analyzing the results of a case study performed at three British universities, we examine the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Student Attitudes, Asians, Graduate Study
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Fang, Wenhong; Wang, Shen – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2014
This research studies Chinese students' choice of transnational higher education in the context of the higher education market. Through a case study of the students in the transnational higher education programs of W University, the research finds that Chinese students' choice of transnational higher education is a complicated decision-making that…
Descriptors: Case Studies, International Education, Asians, College Choice
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