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Bruce, Elizabeth R. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
This analysis examines South Africa's "Policy and Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS for Higher Education." According to the Foreword by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, it is addressed towards "all" at higher education institutions, including students, university management, and other role players, for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), School Policy
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Meyer, Joshua; Ewbank, Ann Dutton; Ellsworth, Ann – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
Study abroad is a popular enrichment of the U.S. postsecondary academic experience with short-term programs providing a cost-effective opportunity to enhance student international travel experiences. In this review, we critically examine a U.S. program we led to Finland with the goal of identifying the pedagogical features from that program that…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries
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Law, Lisa; Hafiz, Muhammad; Kwong, Theresa; Wong, Eva – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
With advances in telecommunication technologies, many institutions are deploying various online learning platforms for curriculum designers to create opportunities for international contact and intercultural exchange for their students with less physical and time constraints. Thus, students' learning contents can be enriched with the integration…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness, Online Courses
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Milovanovitch, Mihaylo – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
In this article we present results from research on how education environments may influence the propensity of education participants to engage in corrupt practices. We approached this task with the help of a conceptual framework that draws on rational choice and routine activity theory, and on economic models of human behaviour. The framework…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Deception, Crime, Behavior Patterns
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Henderson, Kevin A. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2018
This introduction will explore the relevant literature on enactive processes, critical ontology, and faculty agency in relation to the digitization of education [1]. This section begins with a review of the enactive process, and its roots in Heideggerian philosophical perspective of reflexive self examination and continues with an analysis of the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Critical Theory, Educational Theories
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Hsueh, Chia-Ming – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2018
Internationalization in higher education has become increasingly relevant over the past two decades, not only in traditional areas like North America and Europe, but also in emerging regions such as Asia and the rest of the world. The expansion of the global higher education mobility is obvious, with over 4.6 million students seeking education…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Competition, Reputation, Foreign Students
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Gong, Xin; Wang, Pengcheng – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
This study provides a comparative analysis of the pre-service education system for preschool educators in China and the United States. Based on collected data and materials (literature, policy documents, and statistical data), we compare two areas of pre-service training: (1) the formal system; (2) the informal system. In the formal system, most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Zhang, Yu; Zhou, Xuehan – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of household education expenditure on National College Entrance Exam (NCEE) performance in China. Using a comprehensive dataset with a sample size of 5840 students collected in Jinan, China, this study found that the average effect of household education expenditure on NCEE performance is not…
Descriptors: Expenditures, College Entrance Examinations, Scores, Foreign Countries
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You, You; Zhu, Feifei; Ding, Xiaohao – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
As the number of college graduates increases dramatically in recent years in China, the Chinese Central government encourages college graduates to partake in entrepreneurial activities. The current study uses data from a nationwide institutional survey of directors of career services of 840 Chinese colleges and universities to study the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Entrepreneurship, National Surveys
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Yu, Li – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
The unemployment problem of college students in China has drawn much attention from academics and society. Using the 2011 College Student Labor Market (CSLM) survey data from Tsinghua University, this paper estimated the effects of college quality on initial employment, including employment status and employment unit ownership for fresh college…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Foreign Countries, Unemployment, Labor Market
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Yao, Haogen – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
This study develops a sequential mixed model of Delphi-Propensity Score Matching to discuss how an NGO's socio-emotional support affects the decisions of dropout, work, and two types of upper secondary schooling in rural China. Data were collected from 6,298 students in 2012 after a subgroup of them were treated. The analysis shows that…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Academic Aspiration, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Guo, Fei – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
As the labor market pressure for college graduates keeps rising in the past decade, working while attending college becomes increasingly popular among undergraduate students in China. With a nationally representative dataset of 6,977 students from 49 institutions, this study examines the incidence and influencing factors on undergraduate student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Employment, Part Time Employment
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Li, Jing; Guo, Fei; You, You – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
Study abroad can be a life-changing experience, but evidence of its effectiveness is mixed. We examine the experience of studying abroad at colleges in the US and China, which are the largest receiving and sending countries of international students respectively. Using data from two comparable national surveys that follow the same design, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Program Effectiveness, Cross Cultural Studies
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Auletto, Amy; Kim, Taeyeon; Marias, Rachel – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
Despite increasingly egalitarian attitudes toward women in the Middle East and North Africa, nations in this region continue to rank among the lowest in measures of gender equality. Using survey data, we examine the relationship between educational attainment and support for women. We find that increased educational attainment is predictive of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Females, Social Bias
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Campbell, Anne C. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2016
Many students from low- and middle-income countries seek scholarship support to pursue higher education overseas. Often scholarship programs mandate that recipients "give back" to their home countries following their studies so scholars "apply" their experiences to aid their countries of origin. In this comparative qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Scholarship, College Graduates
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