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Kim, Jin-Hee – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This study aims to understand equity issues of international students' learning in Korean higher education institutions by engaging with the issue of racism and identifies how international students in Korea reshape their learning trajectory and how we could provide equitable and quality education for international students. Espousing a…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Higher Education, Racial Bias, Equal Education
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Pickus, David – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This article argues that ideas from the ancient past supply insight about the future of Chinese universities. I make this case by outlining three claims about the nature and purpose of education in Homer, Plato, and Augustine. I propose that conversations based on these ideas illuminate central underlying problems facing Chinese higher education…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Educational Objectives
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Ma, Yingyi; Wang, Lifang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
As the Chinese mainland has transitioned from elite to mass higher education, the race to attend university has escalated to become a race to attend selective universities. This study focuses on rural female university students and explores how they make sense of their higher education admission experiences. We rationalize that the inquiry into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Rural Areas, Females
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Zhimin, Luo; Chunlian, Chen; Xian, Wang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
Good alumni relations are key to universities and colleges winning support from their graduates. With reference to social capital theory, an important problem in establishing strong alumni relations is how to turn alumni resources, an important university social network, into productive, public, and abundant capital. Based on the established…
Descriptors: Universities, Alumni, Case Studies, Social Capital
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Zhang, Qilong; Ning, Kang; Barnes, Ruth – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
Resource allocation and funding in higher education is crucial to the success of reform and transformation of our higher education system. With a view to identifying trends and best practices in the area, utilizing a method of systematic literature review, we have critically reviewed relevant theories and practices from developed counties that are…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Higher Education, Developed Nations, Resource Allocation
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Xiong, Weiyan; Jacob, W. James; Ye, Huiyuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
The purpose of this study is to compare Korean and Mongol minorities in the People's Republic of China in terms of their native language preservation and educational experiences at the higher education level, and to investigate differences and similarities between Korean and Mongol minorities' language issues. Content area experts on Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Mei, Wu; Parkay, Forrest W.; Pitre, Paul E. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This study examines the academic performance and "engagement" of ethnic minority students at a leading university in southwest China. Results indicate that ethnic minority students have significantly lower grades, lower class ranking, and have failed more courses than majority Han students. Results also show that the level of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Social Integration, Success
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Creso, Sá; Grieco, Julieta – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This paper examines the approach Brazil has taken to promote the internationalization of higher education over the last decade. Three key areas are identified: human resources development, institution building, and international partnerships. Our analyses of initiatives in these areas demonstrate that Brazil does not follow global trends such as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Human Resources
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Oleksiyenko, Anatoly – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This study conceptualizes the internationalization of higher education as a legacy-bound response driven by geopolitical, cultural and economic dependencies. It examines the Russian case, and considers how Russian academics deal with complex sets of dependencies and rivalries, while sorting European, Asian and Soviet drivers in university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, International Cooperation
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Varghese, N. V. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
International cooperation and collaborations played an important role in the economic and educational development of several countries. In the 1950s and 1960s external aid was an important modality to establish cooperation between countries, especially between developing and developed countries. Cross-border activities in higher education used to…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Institutional Research
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Yang, Rui; Xie, Meng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
Scholarly relations between developed and developing countries have long been characterized by imbalances and asymmetries. The "centers" in the North give direction, provide models, produce research and function as the pinnacles of the academic system while institutions in developing countries copy their development from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, International Cooperation, Institutional Cooperation
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Rensburg, Ihron; Motala, Shireen; David, Solomon Arulraj – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
The evolution of South African universities continues to be shaped by both apartheid and more recent post-apartheid policies. Yet the South African university system is mainly an elite, low participation and high attrition system, offering a medium quality education. Moreover, there is uneven attention to the opportunities that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education
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Yan, Chunmei; He, Chuanjun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
The philosophy of "publish or perish" has already been adopted as a yardstick by the vast majority of Chinese higher education institutions in their attempts to benchmark Western research universities in recent years, which has led to increasing pressure on university teachers to produce research publications. This paper addresses this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, English Teachers, Writing for Publication
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Cen, Yuhao – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This mixed methods study investigates learning outcomes resulting from college attendance in the Chinese mainland. Data for this study is derived from undergraduate survey responses at 21 universities and interviews with 64 seniors at five universities. Factor analysis reduced learning outcome items to two factors, and 19 categories of learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Outcomes of Education, Student Surveys
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Takagi, Kohei – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
In the changing higher education environment, universities increasingly engage in areas outside the traditional teaching and research missions. The new missions extend over wide yet specialized areas, such as technological advancement, internationalization, entrepreneurship, and enhancement of teaching and learning. To effectively handle these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Change, College Faculty
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