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Shen, Wenqin – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
International experience during doctoral training is critical in improving the quality of research training and establishing international networks. This study makes an original contribution to the understanding of the research partnership between visiting doctoral students and their supervisors. The current research draws upon empirical evidence…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Semi Structured Interviews
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Mok, Ka Ho; Han, Xiao; Jiang, Jin; Zhang, Xiaojun – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
A significant increase in internationally mobile students has been observed in the past decades. With the strong intention of enhancing their competitiveness in the global labour market, a growing number of students have embarked on their learning journeys through studying abroad or enrolling in transnational Higher Education programmes. These…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Surveys, Interviews, Foreign Students
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Meng, Qian; Zhu, Chang; Cao, Chun – Higher Education Quarterly, 2017
Global competence is categorised into three dimensions: knowledge, skills/experience and attitudes. This study aims to investigate the global competence discrepancies of Chinese undergraduates in universities and regions of different development levels, as well as the effects of internationalisation efforts at home and students' motivation on…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Cultural Awareness, International Education, Student Attitudes
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Manns, Yihan; Swift, Jonathan – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This research investigated Chinese students' decision making processes for enrolling on a postgraduate taught business and management programme in a UK university, based on structured interviews, followed by a survey of just over 450 respondents. The validity and reliability of the research instrument were assessed prior to issuing the survey.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Structured Interviews, Surveys
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Cao, Chun; Zhu, Chang; Meng, Qian – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This research aims to understand the factors influencing international academic mobility within the Chinese higher education context. The inventory of University Students' Perceptions of Influencing Factors for International Academic Mobility was developed and tested to enquire about Chinese university students' perceptions of factors influencing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Performance Factors, Student Mobility
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Wang, Chengbo; Li, Xiaomei; Ou, Xuan; O'Kane, James; Mao, Zhaofang; Zhang, Wenquan – Higher Education Quarterly, 2015
Chinese students are the largest international student cohort in the higher education institutions of English-speaking developed countries. The paper explores strategies to enhance the Chinese students' learning efficacy in overseas institutions. This research differs from other research focusing on international students already in…
Descriptors: Asians, Learning Experience, Study Abroad, Management Development
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Sang, Xiaoli; Teo, Stephen T. T.; Cooper, Cary L.; Bohle, Philip – Higher Education Quarterly, 2013
Extensive change is evident in higher education in the People's Republic of China but there have been few studies of the effect of work stress on wellbeing in the higher education sector. The main aim of this study is to test and refine the ASSET ("An Organizational Stress Screening Tool") model of occupational stress in a sample of 150…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Well Being, Physical Health, Foreign Countries
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Zhang, Luxi; Adamson, Bob – Higher Education Quarterly, 2011
One impact of globalisation has been the expansion of higher education to meet changing current socio-economic and political requirements. This expansion places considerable stress on the public purse and many states have turned to alternative solutions. In China, a new phenomenon has emerged: independent higher education institutions that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Governance, Administrative Organization
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Kuznetsov, Andrei; Kuznetsova, Olga – Higher Education Quarterly, 2011
Understanding what constitutes the perceived value of foreign education to international business students is critical for business schools in order to achieve their recruitment targets. One established method relies on a financial interpretation of the costs and benefits of business education. By contrast, this study advocates a holistic approach…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Foreign Students, Value Judgment, International Trade
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Lai, Manhong – Higher Education Quarterly, 2010
Under the major educational reform movement in the Chinese Mainland, which began in 1985, higher education was considered the most important apparatus for national development. The Ministry of Education initiated "Project 985" to develop two top national universities into world-class universities. As part of this project to raise…
Descriptors: Employment Practices, Educational Quality, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Temple, Paul – Higher Education Quarterly, 2006
In many countries today, public higher education operates within some form of market framework, typically a government-regulated quasi-market. However, having created a market environment, how should the government agencies involved act when they wish to use higher education to achieve a particular policy goal? This paper considers the impact on…
Descriptors: Intervention, Higher Education, Case Studies, Public Education
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Turner, Yvonne – Higher Education Quarterly, 2006
This paper presents the outcomes of a study carried out in 2001-2002 with nine postgraduate students from China, enrolled on taught master's programmes in a UK university business school. The aims of the research were to explore the development of the students' orientations to learning during their year of study in the UK, and to explore how the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reflective Teaching, Graduate Students, Interpersonal Relationship