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You, Ji Won – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Persistence is an important indicator of academic success in higher education. Academic stress, which influences individuals' learning motivation and behaviors, is inevitable in college life; however, individuals handle it differently based on their expectancy and value beliefs. In this study, academic stress, academic self-efficacy, and task…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Stress Variables, Self Efficacy, Beliefs
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Park, Hye-Sook; Cheong, Yuk Fai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This study examines the prevalence, contexts, and demographic correlates of monotonic response patterns (MRPs) in online student evaluations. Results of two-level hierarchical generalized linear models show evidence of careless monotonic responses to a survey administered to students enrolled in a university-level foreign language course in the…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning
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Kim, Sujung – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This study examines the complicated interlink between the Korean state's neoliberal identity politics and working- and lower middle-class Korean students' study abroad as a form of voluntarily exile. Drawing on a critical discourse analysis and a 14-month ethnographic study, this study discusses how these students' decisions to study abroad are…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Study Abroad, Ethnography, Decision Making
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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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Jang, Eun-Young – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
In recent decades, recruiting foreign professors (FPs) has become a noticeable trend at South Korean higher education institutions (HEIs) as they attempt to internationalize. However, little scholarly attention has been paid to the question of what is actually happening in classrooms as a result of this rapid influx of FPs and the associated…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Teacher Student Relationship
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Lee, Kent; Lee, Hikyoung – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Past studies have indicated shortcomings in the training of graduate students in the US, especially for practical career skills, teaching skills, and non-academic careers. Students thus find professional development and guidance lacking for the demands of the modern marketplace. This study extends this research to the unique situation of current…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, English for Academic Purposes, Teaching Skills
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Kim, Terri – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Academic mobility has existed since ancient times. Recently, however, academic mobility--the crossing of international borders by academics who then work "overseas"--has increased. Academics and the careers of academics have been affected by governments and institutions that have an interest in coordinating and accelerating knowledge…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Interviews, College Faculty
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Kim, Keuntae; Kim, Jong-Kil – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
The primary goal of this paper is to provide a balanced perspective for understanding inequality in research productivity among Korean scholars in humanities and social sciences. Specifically, we examine cumulative advantage over the careers of a sample of Korean social scientists and humanities scholars (N = 8933). Descriptive analyses indicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Scientists, Humanities, Scholarship
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Collins, Francis L.; Park, Gil-Sung – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
Over the last two decades, enumeration has become a critical force in crafting the governmentalities of globalizing higher education. Whether in the glossy Web sites and documentation of the world's "top universities" or in more fine-tuned regional and subject guides, accreditation schemes, journal metrics or h-indexes, technologies for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Reputation, Universities
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Leng, Phirom – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
This study examines the mutuality issue in international partnership programs between Cambodian universities and universities in France, the USA, Japan and South Korea. It adopts Galtung's and Held's four aspects of mutuality as its conceptual framework and follows a qualitative case study research design. The study finds that most partnership…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Case Studies
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Shin, Jung Cheol; Lee, Soo Jeung – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
This article focuses on South Korea, where the basis of the economy rapidly transformed from labor-intensive industries to heavy/chemical industries and then to technology-based industries within a short time period. The Korean case shows how national research systems evolve along with economic development. On the other hand, such rapid research…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Foreign Countries, Economic Change, Economic Development