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Kennedy, Kerry J.; Lijuan, Li – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This study identifies predictors of Hong Kong students' civic learning. It has adopted a cross-sectional quantitative design using secondary data from the 2009 International Civics and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS 2009; Schulz et al., 2010). Multi-level analysis reveals that most of the variance in student achievement can be accounted for by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Predictor Variables, Statistical Analysis
Kubow, Patricia K., Ed.; Blosser, Allison H., Ed. – Symposium Books, 2016
With chapter contributions from seminal scholars in the field of comparative and international education (CIE), this book examines the ways in which comparative education is being taught, or advocated for, in teacher education within higher education institutions worldwide. A particular concern raised by the authors--in locations as diverse as…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Barriers
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García, Annette Hestres – American Journal of Distance Education, 2017
This article presents an interview with Gilberto Garcia Batista, who is professor at the University of Pedagogical Sciences. The interview is conducted by Annette Hestres García, a doctoral student at The Pennsylvania State University in the Dual-Title Lifelong Learning and Adult Education/Comparative & International Education and Women's,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Interviews
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Jon, Jae-Eun – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
Increased international student mobility worldwide necessitates studying its impact on students, particularly for domestic students who have been neglected in research but who are greater in number than mobile students. It is also important that higher education institutions facilitate domestic students' relationships with international students…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
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Monreal, Timothy – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2016
Henri Lefebvre (1991) wrote, "[representational] space is alive: it speaks" (p. 42). This article explores how we might "listen" to space in education by examining the role of space in one school's decision to adopt the International Baccalaureate's Middle Years Programme [IB MYP]. It builds upon recent scholarship that applies…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Case Studies, Adoption (Ideas), Middle Schools
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Yao, Yuan; Tong, Yonghong – Educational Planning, 2018
This study investigated the places of origin of international students and their distribution in the United States higher education. The data concerning the population of international students were obtained from the official website of International Institution of Education (IIE), and transferred into three maps using geographic information…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Place of Residence, Geographic Information Systems, Enrollment Trends
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Ma, Jiani; Wen, Qin – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Despite the dramatic rise in international student enrolment in Chinese higher education institutions, the classroom learning experiences of these students are not adequately reflected in the international literature. The present qualitative study explores the learning experiences of 33 international students in different types of classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Foreign Students, Student Experience
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Metzgar, Emily T. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2016
Two flagship Chinese universities are home to newly established English-language graduate programs intended to arm international cohorts of future leaders with the skills, knowledge, and insights necessary to thrive in a world in which China will play a leading role. Employing the literature of international education and public diplomacy, this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Graduate Study
Shen, Yue – ProQuest LLC, 2017
International student enrollment in U.S. higher education has increased and diversified over the past decade. The unique needs and challenges international students face in pursuing higher education in the U.S. need a systematic investigation. Previous research literature has identified cultural diversity as one main challenge against…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Higher Education, Educational Experience, College Students
Bristow, Sara Frank; Patrick, Susan – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2014
"An International Study in Competency Education: Postcards from Abroad" seeks to highlight components of competency education in international practice, to inform US policymakers and decision makers seeking to implement high-quality competency pathways at the state or local level. Other countries are studying our innovations, and we are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Competency Based Education, Definitions
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Lu, Jiamei; Li, Daqi; Stevens, Carla; Ye, Renmin – Gifted Education International, 2017
Using PISA 2009, an international education database, this study compares gifted and talented (GT) students in three groups with normal (non-GT) students by examining student characteristics, reading, schooling, learning methods, and use of strategies for understanding and memorizing. Results indicate that the GT and non-GT gender distributions…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Isac, Maria Magdalena; Palmerio, Laura; van der Werf, M.P.C. – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2019
Background: Promoting tolerance is an important goal of European education policies focused on education for democratic citizenship and human rights. In this article, we argue that cross-cultural comparability must be empirically assessed and ensured for the measurement of highly relevant indicators that serve to monitor inter-European and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Democratic Values
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Ahmad, Ahmad Bayiz; Shah, Mahsood – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
International higher education is a major source of revenue in many developed countries. Historically the top destination countries for international students have included USA, UK, France and Australia. The key countries where most international students are recruited from include China, India and other parts of Asia. The extant literature has…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, School Choice, School Location, Foreign Countries
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Robertson, Shanthi; Hoare, Lynnel; Harwood, Aramiha – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2011
There is a clear need for new research into the work and life outcomes for graduates of Australian international education. Drawing upon divergent post-study transitions, this article aims to present a multi-faceted, qualitative foundation for the consideration of both positional and transformative impacts of international education on graduates'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Outcomes of Education, Graduates
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Shalka, Tricia R.; Corcoran, Chloe S.; Magee, Brian T. – Journal of International Students, 2019
Leadership development has been identified as an important outcome of higher education in the United States. However, relatively few scholars have investigated leadership development outcomes of international students studying in U.S. postsecondary contexts. Using data from the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership, the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Mentors, College Students, Leadership Training
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