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Blummer, Barbara, Ed.; Kenton, Jeffrey M., Ed.; Wiatrowski, Michael, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
As the world becomes more navigable, opportunities arise for people to live in different countries and for students to study internationally. Such capabilities require universities and other institutions of higher learning to accommodate cultural diversity. "Promoting Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism in Higher Education" is an…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Ethnic Diversity, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness
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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
Hazenbush, Matt – Graduate Management Admission Council, 2017
The Master in Business Administration (MBA) is a well-traveled path for experienced students to prepare for leadership positions in organizations around the world. Though many business schools have long offered programs specifically designed for students with little to no professional experience, this has recently become a notable growth area in…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Administrator Education, Masters Programs, Foreign Countries
Finkelstein, Martin J.; Conley, Valerie Martin; Schuster, Jack H. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016
Over the past 70 years, the American university has become the global gold standard of excellence in research and graduate education. The unprecedented surge of federal research support of the post-World War II American university paralleled the steady strengthening of the American academic profession itself, which managed to attract the best and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Change, Global Approach, Comparative Education
Shin, Gi-Wook, Ed.; Oh, Yeon-Cheon, Ed.; Moon, Rennie J., Ed. – Brookings Institution Press, 2016
Student mobility to and among higher education systems in Asia has reached unprecedented levels. In particular, inbound and outbound student mobility creates twin challenges--growing diversity in host countries and brain drain and circulation for sending countries--that have significant implications for growing intra-regional mobility,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Student Mobility
Woods, Julie Rowland – Education Commission of the States, 2015
While federal law requires students to be tested in math, English-language arts and science in particular grades, states are still struggling to mount the resources and expertise necessary to fully implement college and career readiness standards, let alone new assessments aligned to these higher standards. New assessments are not only more…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Tests, Evaluation Methods, Test Selection