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Parks, Elinor – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2020
The paper reports on the findings of a PhD study exploring the implications of the separation between language and content in Modern Languages for students' development of intercultural competence and criticality across four universities -- two in the US and two in the UK. In particular, it exposes the diverse views students developed on the…
Descriptors: Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Academic Degrees
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Madrid Akpovo, Samara; Thapa, Sapna; Halladay, Macy – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2020
Preparing educators to understand teaching as a cultural activity is a crucial element of teacher education programs. International field experiences have shown to accomplish this goal when combined with cross-cultural mentoring and critical reflection. This qualitative eight-month study used ethnographic methods to examine significant experiences…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teachers, Teaching Experience
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Doerr, Neriko Musha – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2020
In this article, I analyze implications of recent calls to increase minority students' participation in study abroad. I argue, although these calls aim for inclusivity, they frame study abroad as the only way of fostering 'global competence' and imply that minority students lack it. I also highlight the oft-erased global competence nurtured in…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Immigrants, Study Abroad, Student Participation
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Takayama, Keita – Comparative Education, 2020
In this paper, I reflect upon my journey of learning to do comparative education research over the last decade and half. It involves transnational moves from Japan, Canada, US, Australia and back to Japan where I encountered numerous 'others'. I use my story of a series of relocations as an entry point for theorising what I mean by 'negative'…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Research, Foreign Nationals, Philosophy
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Hilliker, Shannon – TESL-EJ, 2020
Teachers do not always have the option to study abroad because of coursework and school/teaching obligations. Utilizing virtual exchange is an innovative instructional approach being used in higher education that can mimic a clinical virtual study abroad experience. Accordingly, this study reports on 20 participants that took a course on…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), International Educational Exchange, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Hur, Jung Won; Shen, Ying Wang; Cho, Moon-Heum – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2020
The purpose of this study is to examine if providing an intercultural online collaboration experience is beneficial to enhance pre-service teachers' self-efficacy for technology integration, intercultural sensitivity, and communication and collaboration skills. The authors compared the experiences of two groups (intercultural group vs.…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Technology Integration
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Hilal Peker; Torlak, Metin; Toprak-Çelen, Esma; Eren, Gamze; Günsan, Meral – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2020
Language teacher identity has been studied in several contexts in English Language Teaching (ELT) field; however, looking at language teacher identity in a United States context in which teachers from other countries teach their native languages as a foreign language has been a rare topic so far. Therefore, this phenomenological qualitative study…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Phenomenology, Language Teachers, Professional Identity
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Lian, Zi; Wallace, Barbara C. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study examined the prevalence of past-year mental disorders and its correlates among Chinese international students in US higher education. Participants: A total of 222 Chinese international students participated in the study. Methods: Participants were recruited via a social marketing campaign and participated in an online survey.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students, Mental Disorders
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Ngai, Phyllis B.; Yoshimura, Stephen M.; Doi, Fumihiro – Intercultural Education, 2020
This study examines the possibility that interaction through social network platforms can serve as an informal means of developing intercultural competence among international students in higher education settings. Japanese students studying in the United States at a university in the Northwestern US were invited to participate in a mixed-method…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Students
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Baxter, Aryn – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
As international student mobility expands and student populations grow increasingly diverse, there is a need to engage underrepresented international students as partners to better understand their lived experiences and co-construct supports for navigating the opportunities and constraints that accompany mobility. This article presents findings…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Disproportionate Representation, Foreign Students, Ethnography
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Davis, Brittany; Fedeli, Monica; Coryell, Joellen E. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
The authors examine current literature and practice focusing on employability of doctoral students, discuss a case study involving Italian and U.S. students presenting research at an international graduate student research conference, and discuss how that experience may impact student learning, development, and employability after completing their…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Employment Qualifications, Student Development
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Yoon, Jiyoon; Martin, Leisa A. – Research in Science Education, 2019
Previous research studies in early childhood teacher education have indicated that teacher candidates are not adequately prepared to demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to teach science to all children including culturally and linguistically diverse students. To address this issue, the researchers provided 31 early childhood teacher…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Culturally Relevant Education
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Quan, Tracy – L2 Journal, 2019
Why learners return from study abroad (SA) with varying degrees of second language (L2) gains or differing attitudes towards the target language and culture remains an open question. This study employs theories of identity (Kinginger, 2013) and investment (Darvin & Norton, 2015; Norton Peirce, 1995) to examine the case of three learners of…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency, Student Attitudes
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Davis, Cindy; Harris, Nonie; Engelbrecht, Lambert; Lum, Terry – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
Social work educators are challenged with preparing students for international social work and work with immigrant and refugee populations. This pilot project aimed to develop an online global classroom to teach an international social work course to social work students participating from five different locations: United States (N=25), South…
Descriptors: Social Work, Virtual Classrooms, Caseworkers, Foreign Countries
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Oskoz, Ana; Gimeno-Sanz, Ana – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
This study examines the linguistic resources by which foreign language (L2) learners express their ideological positions in online discussions taking place in a telecollaborative encounter during one semester. More specifically, the study attempts to decipher how L2 learners discuss and argue their points of view regarding their first culture,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Attitudes
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