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Wolf, Debra M.; Phung, Linh – Journal of International Students, 2019
A case study was conducted to explore the experiences of Chinese nurses when completing a graduate nursing degree taught in English (as a second language) in the United States over a 1-year period. The study explored language, academic, and social challenges perceived by the students, strategies used to overcome challenges, and academic support…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Nurses, Asians, Graduate Students
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Wang, Yang – Journal of International Students, 2019
This qualitative case study explored two Chinese international graduate students' beliefs about their reading and reading processes. The researcher interviewed the participants, asked them to read aloud, analyzed their reading using miscue analysis, and then discussed their reading with them using retrospective miscue analysis (RMA). The…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Foreign Students, Content Area Reading, English (Second Language)
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Yefanova, Diana N.; Montgomery, Mary Lynn; Woodruff, Gayle A.; Johnstone, Christopher J.; Kappler, Barbara – Journal of International Students, 2017
We examine pedagogical practices that facilitate international and domestic students' interactions on two campuses of a U.S. public university. Findings highlight the central role of the instructor in supporting student interactions via pair and group work and collaborative assignments that result in increased understanding of class content. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Intercultural Communication, College Students, Classroom Communication
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Kim, Namsook – Journal of International Students, 2016
Drawn on the sociocultural paradigm, I examined teacher-student communication with emphasis on teacher's talk and its role on international students' learning English as a Second Language in an English for Academic Purposes classroom in a global campus in the U.S. Developmental data analyses of class observations, teacher and student interviews,…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, College Faculty, Teacher Educators, Critical Theory