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Lü, Chan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2020
With the promise of achieving bilingualism, biliteracy, and cultural pluralism, Chinese immersion programs for students from kindergarten to 12th grade (K-12) in North America, especially the US, have been proliferating in the past two decades. Research on this rapidly growing population of non-native Chinese learners is also growing. This…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Chinese, Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction
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Li, Michael – Frontiers of Education in China, 2020
Using a thematic analysis methodology, this paper attempts a critical review of published articles on Chinese character teaching and learning in and outside China between 2005 and 2019, highlighting contributions scholars made to the current literature as well as identifying gaps in the research. The analysis reveals that there is a rather large…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Chinese, Orthographic Symbols
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Fan, Xumei; Johnson, Robert; Liu, Jin; Zhang, Xuegang; Liu, Xiumei; Zhang, Tiejun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare pre-service teachers' views of ethical issues in assessment practices in the US and China. Focus group interviews were conducted among 16 pre-service teachers from the US and 15 pre-service teachers from China. Results indicated that the inclusion of effort in grading is a key issue for the pre-service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Zheng, Gaoming – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
While socialization has become a major lens of research in doctoral education, this paper advances the theoretical foundation of the socialization process in doctoral education by using the institutional logics theory. Specifically, it proposes an analytical framework for understanding the socialization of doctoral students, where it is seen as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Students, Foreign Students, Socialization
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Jiang, Jin; Shen, Wenqin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
Drawing on a unique dataset that combines returnees' survey data and their information on research publications extracted from the Scopus database, this study systematically examines whether and how international doctoral mentorship for Chinese students in European countries promotes research collaboration before and upon the return of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Students, Foreign Students, Student Research
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Li, Hanwei – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
It has been recognized that international students studying in non-Anglophone countries face more challenges in integrating into local higher education institutions for a number of reasons, such as the local language barrier and cultural differences. This study aims to understand the challenges and coping strategies of academic integration in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Barriers, Coping, Foreign Countries
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Welch, Anthony; Xu, Xiuyan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
Along with China's economic growth, the notable rise of its universities and innovation system has inspired growing interest in how the higher education institutions (HEIs) of the European Union (EU) cooperate with Chinese HEIs. Beginning with a review of China-EU higher education relations, this paper presents a case study of a Sino-Danish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Colleges, Partnerships in Education
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Zayim-Kurtay, Merve; Zhu, Chang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
Higher education systems need to increasingly transform in order to face new challenges of society in a modern and global context. Both Europe and China are facing challenges in restructuring their higher education systems and embracing the potential for higher education to deliver innovative teaching and learning as well as social and economic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
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Zhang, Wenxiao; Li, Yanqing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
The present study is set in the context of ongoing educational reform that advocates fostering self-regulated learners and using assessment to improve learning. Drawing on existent research on classroom assessment (CA) and self-regulated learning (SRL), the authors have formulated a conceptual framework outlining the CA features that promote SRL…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Educational Change, Guidelines
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Liu, Haiqin; Dervin, Fred; Xu, Huiling; Moloney, Robyn – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
This paper was written in response to a growing need to address the perceptions and experiences of immigrant teachers. Based on a critical intercultural theoretical perspective, which moves beyond typical "culture shock" and "adaptation" models of understanding and explaining immigrants' experiences, this paper makes use of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Background, Immigrants, Chinese
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Allen, Ryan M. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
While academics and university administrators often criticize rankings, league tables have become important tools for student decision-making, especially in the Chinese sector. Yet, research has not fully explored how students in China have engaged with both global and local rankings, as most studies have focused on one setting or the other.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Knowledge Level, Reputation
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Yang, Huiyu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
The relevant studies using a cross sectional view of speech organs supplemented with visuospatial cues and verbal text to explore EFL learners' learning effectiveness and behavior through mobile devices when learning English phonetics are scarce. This study was attempted to investigate whether the presence of visuospatial cues can benefit EFL…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Handheld Devices
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Li, Tao; Zhou, Yisu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
Pay-for-grades programs aim to incentivize families and students to engage in specified behaviors given financial remittance. In addition to doubts over its effectiveness, educators worry that monetary incentives could skew student learning motivation and lead to academic cheating. Using a randomized control trial in 11 Chinese primary schools, we…
Descriptors: Cheating, Elementary School Students, Incentives, Rewards
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Zhuang, Tengteng; Cheung, Alan C. K.; Lau, Wilfred W. F.; Tang, Yipeng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
This study reports the development and validation of an instrument, "Undergraduate STEM Educational Process Questionnaire" (USEPQ) to assess the learning experiences of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)-major undergraduates from the perspective of a conceptualized comprehensive STEM educational process framework…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, STEM Education, Learning Processes, Majors (Students)
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Ma, Kang; Trevethan, Robert; Lu, Shuhong – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
In this study, issues concerning the design of scales for measuring teacher sense of efficacy (TSE) are first identified with particular attention to the Teacher Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES). Psychometric issues concerning analysis and reporting of TSE data are subsequently identified. Recommendations are offered about all identified issues, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Psychometrics
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