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Chao, Ren-Fang; Yen, Jih-Rong – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2018
Mainland China and Taiwan have a homogenous macroculture, but a heterogenous microculture. To understand the acculturation of students from mainland China to Taiwan, the present study applies Berry's (1997) two-dimensional model of acculturation, together with the concept of cultural types as its analytical framework, using focus group interviews…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asians, Foreign Students, Social Integration
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Akin, Imani; Radford, Leondra – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2018
This brief study serves as an introduction into exploring the existence of resilience and self-esteem in urban high school learning environments. Data collection stems from interviews and surveys of graduates of urban high schools, who transitioned into college or careers. Findings from this qualitative phenomenological research contains…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Urban Schools, Resilience (Psychology), Student Development
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Nichols, Linda M. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2018
This study evolved from a previous study that examined the perceptions of the importance of specific traits to success in the accounting profession by both accounting professionals in the United States and internationally. That study found that the international subjects valued some soft skills, such as creativity, as being more important to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Accounting, Student Attitudes, Success
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Huang, Wei-Ting; Ho, Hsuan-Fu – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2017
Taiwan's teacher training system currently faces a serious disorder. The excessive number of teacher education programs being set up in universities by the Ministry of Education has dramatically increased the number of teachers. The situation, coupled with the country of low birth rate and high retirement age, brings about fewer teaching vacancies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Majors, College Graduates, Employment Potential
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Buch, George R.; Warren, Carryn B. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2017
August 2016 there was a call (Braun, Bremser, Duval, Lockwood & White, 2017) for post-secondary instructors to use active learning in their classrooms. Once such example of active learning is what is called the "flipped" classroom. This paper presents the need for, and the methodology of the flipped classroom, results of…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Technology Integration, Student Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Hart, Claudia; Plemmons, Tony; Stulz, Karin; Vroman, Margo – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2017
A regional University in the United States implemented an AQIP (Academic Quality Improvement Program) Action Project with a goal of developing processes for effective leadership communication. An MBA (Masters of Business Administration) class conducted a university-wide communication audit to assist with the AQIP project. Quantitative and…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Feedback (Response), Organizational Communication
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Hofmeyer, Anne; Toffoli, Luisa; Vernon, Rachael; Taylor, Ruth; Fontaine, Dorrie; Klopper, Hester C.; Coetzee, Siedine Knobloch – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2016
Background: There is an increasing global demand for higher education to incorporate flexible delivery. Nursing education has been at the forefront of developing flexible online education and offering programs "anywhere and anytime". In response to calls to teach compassion in nursing education, there is an abundance of literature…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Online Courses, Qualitative Research, Online Surveys
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Kilburn, Brandon; Kilburn, Ashley; Davis, Dexter – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2016
E-service quality of online higher education reflects the student's perception of quality of online exchanges across four dimensions: fulfillment, efficiency, system availability and privacy. This study links e-service quality to intentions to remain loyal as mediated by perceived value in an online higher education environment. AMOS is used to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Online Surveys, Online Systems
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Lawler, James; Molluzzo, John C. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2016
Bullying is considered to be omnipresent in business firms and prevalent in entrepreneurial firms in information systems and in departments of information systems in industry. Entrepreneurialism and narcissism of personalities in the information systems profession may be perceived as especially predisposed to bullying. The authors of this paper…
Descriptors: Bullying, Knowledge Level, Information Systems, Computer Science Education
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Gillard, Sarah; Gillard, Sharlett; Pratt, David – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2015
Increasing regulation imposed on education systems at all levels engulfs teaching/learning time and impedes individual pursuits of interest to the learner. However, by restructuring the way educators approach the classroom, students can be provided an opportunity to explore further and become more successful. This success can be derived by…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Learning Motivation, Mastery Learning, Educational Psychology
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Duranczyk, Irene M.; Franko, Jennifer; Osifuye, Shade'; Barton, Amy; Higbee, Jeanne L. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2015
Mentoring and advising are critical aspects of the graduate student experience, and can have a significant impact on the professional lives of future postsecondary faculty and staff and a rippling effect throughout higher education and the global economy. This paper describes the process a new department undertook to create a graduate program that…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Mentors, Academic Advising, Student Developed Materials
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Lawler, James P.; Molluzzo, John C. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2015
Cyberbullying is a concern for any college or university. Digital harassment incidents are featured daily in the news. The authors of this study examine the perceptions of students on cyberbullying at a major metropolitan university. From the findings of a student survey, the authors learn of high levels of perceptions on incidents as an issue but…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Rudow, Sasha R.; Finck, Joseph E. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2015
This study examines the attitudes of students on the use of PowerPoint and chalk/white boards in college science lecture classes. Students were asked to complete a survey regarding their experiences with PowerPoint and chalk/white boards in their science classes. Both multiple-choice and short answer questions were used. The multiple-choice…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Science, College Students, Science Instruction
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Çetin, Baris – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2015
Our aim was to determine whether learning approaches and academic motivation together predict academic success of classroom teaching students. The sample of the study included 536 students (386 female, 150 male) studying at the Classroom Teaching Division of Canakkale 18 Mart University. Our research was designed as a prediction study. Data was…
Descriptors: Prediction, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation
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Hsiao, Yun-Ju – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate the competencies of culturally responsive teaching and construct a Culturally Responsive Teacher Preparedness Scale (CRTPS) for the use of teacher preparation programs and preservice teachers. Competencies listed in the scale were identified through literature reviews and input from experts. The…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Programs, Sex Fairness
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