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Ra, Young-An; Trusty, Jerry – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2015
This article examines the effects of specific coping strategies on managing acculturative stress and acculturation of Asian international students, based on a sample of 220 Asian international students in the U.S. The data were analyzed with hierarchical multiple regression using Baron and Kenny's (1986) mediation procedure. The results supported…
Descriptors: Coping, Stress Management, Foreign Students, Asians
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Bodycott, Peter – Journal of International Students, 2015
Co-national groups of individuals from the same country can provide members with psychological and sociocultural support when coping with the stresses of studying abroad. This article examines intragroup task and relationship conflict that occurred in one co-national group during a 14-week short-term study abroad program. Findings reveal the…
Descriptors: Conflict, Study Abroad, Foreign Students, Coping
Wu, Yi-Chin – ProQuest LLC, 2015
This dissertation examined the relationship between Asian international doctoral students' self-regulation on academic and social integration and explored how acculturation tendencies function as a mediator between self-regulated learning and academic and social integration. Previous research has indicated that self-regulated learning has a great…
Descriptors: Correlation, Metacognition, Asians, Foreign Students
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Grigoryev, Dmitry; van de Vijver, Fons – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
This article presents the results of a study on the relationship of acculturation profiles of Russian-speaking immigrants in Belgium, the duration of their stay, and their socio-economic adaptation. The data came from a socio-psychological survey of 132 Russian-speaking immigrants in Belgium (first generation) and were processed using latent…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Profiles, Immigrants, Russian
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Pham, Andy V.; Goforth, Anisa N.; Chun, Heejung; Castro-Olivo, Sara; Costa, Annela – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2017
Many immigrant and ethnic minority families demonstrate reluctance to pursue or utilize mental health services in community-based and clinical settings, which often leads to poorer quality of care for children and greater likelihood of early termination. Cultural variations in help-seeking behavior and acculturation are likely to influence…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Help Seeking, Mental Health, Sociocultural Patterns
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Merrem, Anne M.; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D. – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Studies of prospective physical education teachers' (PPETs') acculturation have been useful in terms of facilitating the development of effective physical education teacher education (PETE) programmes because they provide teacher education faculty with a description of incoming recruits' values and beliefs and an understanding of how these values…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Weidong, Li; Chen, Sisi – International Education Studies, 2017
In this case study, we developed a theoretical framework for examining the relationship between acculturation strategy and educational adaptation. By interviews and observations of one Chinese visiting scholar's family in the United States, we found that the family utilized "integration" as the acculturation strategy to adapt to the US…
Descriptors: Foreign Nationals, College Faculty, Asians, Acculturation
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Abdullah, Tahirah; Brown, Tamara L. – Journal of Black Psychology, 2012
This study examined whether a relationship exists between acculturation and alcohol use among African American college students and if the relationship varies by religiosity and gender. Most researchers use unidimensional African American acculturation measures that cannot capture the construct's complexity; this study is the first to use a…
Descriptors: Acculturation, African Culture, Drinking, Undergraduate Students
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Ehala, Martin; Vedernikova, Elena – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2015
The article presents a comparative analysis of the subjective vitalities (SVs) of the minority groups of Latvia (Russian-speakers), Lithuania (Russian-speakers and Poles) and Mari El (Maris) in the Russian Federation, with a particular focus on the Mari case. The same extended version of the SV questionnaire was used in quantitative surveys in all…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Minority Groups, Comparative Analysis, Questionnaires
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Cano, Miguel Angel; Castillo, Linda G.; Davis, Matthew J.; Lopez-Arenas, Araceli; Vaquero, Juana; Thompson, Keisha V.; Saldivar, Isaac M. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2012
This study investigated the influence of psychocultural variables (e.g., acculturation, enculturation, ethnic identity) and personality characteristics in relation to educational expectations among 345 Latino middle school students in the U.S. Results from a path model indicate that 24.4% of the variance of educational expectations was accounted…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Acculturation, Predictor Variables, Personality
Woldeab, Daniel – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate Internet usage and its relationship with the acculturation of the Horn of Africa immigrants residing in urban Minnesota. Technology has and continues to be a cultural amplifier; in just two decades from its initial availability to the general public, the Internet has made geographical differences…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Social Networks, Acculturation, Urban Areas
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Lin, Yi; Kingminghae, Worapinya – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2017
Based on data recently collected in China, this study examined factors influencing Thai international students' stay/leave intentions after completion of degrees in Chinese universities. Paying attention to the concrete situations and lived experiences of international students in a more integrated Asia-Pacific region, we found that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Intention, Student Attitudes
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Yu, Xiaoqi; Seeberg, Vilma; Malone, Larissa – Education and Urban Society, 2017
Minority suburbanization has been a fast growing demographic shift in the United States during the first decade of the 21st century. This article examines the tapestry of the suburbanization experience of a group of high-achieving Black American students and their families as told by them. Departing from the all too common, deficit orientation…
Descriptors: African American Students, High Achievement, Student Mobility, Suburban Schools
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Li, Chieh; Li, Huijun – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2017
This study investigated Chinese immigrant parents' perspectives on Chinese immigrant children's psychological well-being, acculturative stress, and sources of support. We conducted focus groups with 22 Chinese immigrant parents of school-aged children (16 mothers and 6 fathers); obtained participants' sociocultural and linguistic backgrounds and…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Immigrants, Chinese Americans, Well Being
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Neuman, Ari; Guterman, Oz – Educational Studies, 2017
This article examines the educational objectives of parents who homeschool (or practice home education) in terms of the widely accepted division of primary educational objectives, namely, socialisation, acculturation, and individualization. Using qualitative methodology and in-depth interviews, 30 homeschooling mothers were interviewed about their…
Descriptors: Socialization, Acculturation, Home Schooling, Educational Objectives
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