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McAlpine, Lynn – Australian Universities' Review, 2012
Despite much research into doctoral education over the past two decades, theorising the field remains challenging. Recently, identity has been taken up as a conceptualising frame. Views of identity vary but often privilege the reproductive features of society, downplaying how individuals can be intentional in pursuing their desires--with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Self Concept
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Kyriacou, Chris; Szczepek Reed, Beatrice; Said, Fatma; Davies, Ian – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2017
The Prevent strategy at UK universities is designed to reduce the possibility of university students becoming radicalised and so working against them supporting or directly engaging in terrorist activities. In this study, we were concerned to reflect on our reading of some relevant literature by exploring the views of a sample of British Muslim…
Descriptors: Muslims, Questionnaires, Self Concept, Foreign Countries
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Gu, Qing – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2015
This article discusses the nature of Chinese students' transnational experiences and its impact on their identities within and beyond national and cultural boundaries. The discussion is located in the theoretical framework of transnationalism and explores in detail the ways in which students adapt, change and develop, both in the host country of…
Descriptors: Asians, Emotional Experience, Study Abroad, Transformative Learning
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Chadha, Deesha; Sato, Hiroaki – International Journal for Academic Development, 2015
In 2004, Ray Land produced extensive literature on the 12 orientations of academic developers. These orientations provided academic developers with a useful tool through which they have been able to better articulate their roles and their place in academia. We have used the orientations model to establish, compare, and contrast the identity of…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Research Universities
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Howard, Chris; Davies, Peter – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2013
This paper reports on data collected during an evaluation of two higher education courses designed to attract mature entrants aged between 21 and 60 to undergraduate degree programmes. Employing an evaluation design informed by a critical realist approach, the study utilised a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate the outcomes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Mixed Methods Research
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Gu, Qing; Schweisfurth, Michele; Day, Christopher – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2010
This paper discusses the background and key findings of a two-year Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded mixed-method research project (2006-2008) which was designed, within the context of university internationalisation, to provide an investigation of the experiences of first-year international students during their undergraduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Undergraduate Study, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction
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Maringe, Felix; Jenkins, Jennifer – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: This paper examines the experiences of engaging with academic writing of international doctoral students in the schools of humanities and education at a UK university. The purpose of this paper is to uncover the real accounts of international students whose cultural and language backgrounds are often marginalised and considered, not as…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Academic Discourse, Writing (Composition), Anxiety