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Poloma, Asabe W.; Szelényi, Katalin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This historical multi-case study uses the concepts of coloniality of knowledge, critical hybridity, and indigeneity in examining higher education development in Africa through the efforts of Nnamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria and Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, two educational reformers and former international students in the USA. We develop a framework for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Policy, Case Studies, Indigenous Populations
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Freeman, Karen A.; Gahungu, Athanase – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine (a) factors that influence effective cross-cultural collaboration, and (b) challenges and issues that face researchers in cross-cultural collaboration. During the summer of 2010, 20 researchers and student interns from Ghana Education Service, Chicago State University (CSU-USA), Winneba University of…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Cross Cultural Studies, Intercultural Programs, Field Studies
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Semali, Ladislaus M.; Baker, Rose; Freer, Rob – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
Public and private universities in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, and elsewhere in Africa, were experiencing all time high enrollments since the late 1990s. To address these demands, university administrators sought partnerships with universities of the global North to facilitate the necessary educational reform and curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Cooperation
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Allen, Keisha McIntosh; Jackson, Iesha; Knight, Michelle G. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2012
This study presents findings from a case study of 18 second- and 1.5-generation West African immigrants. We draw upon notions of elusive culture and indigenous knowledges to highlight participants' complex cultural identities and respond to anti-immigration discourses through positioning West African immigrant students as assets in American…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Immigrants, African Culture, Case Studies