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Hongyan Wang – Higher Education Studies, 2024
Asian international students have long constituted the largest portion of the international student body in the United States (U.S.), a trend that persists despite the hurdles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. These students play an essential role in stimulating the U.S. economy, facilitating cross-cultural exchange, and nurturing international…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Asians, College Students, Student Experience
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Timothy Scott; Poonpilas Asavisanu – Higher Education Studies, 2023
This study synthesizes existing research to explore factors affecting student attrition in Thai higher education institutions and develop a causal model for dropout risk. The synthesis uses a mixed-method approach following PRISMA 2020 guidelines, drawing on six years of Thai contextual studies on student attrition, academic intention, commitment,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Dropout Characteristics, At Risk Students
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Taff, Steven D.; Clifton, Maribeth – Higher Education Studies, 2022
A sense of inclusion and belonging are critical for students? learning and personal development in higher education institutions. Learners who identify as non-majority identities (racial/ethnic minority, LGTBQ+, disability, and first generation) are at greater risk of feeling isolated and unwelcome. Lack of belonging and inclusion among…
Descriptors: College Students, Minority Group Students, Students with Disabilities, First Generation College Students
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Sawangboon, Tatsirin; Erawan, Waraporn – Higher Education Studies, 2022
The objectives of this research were to synthesize the results of assessment and analyze strengths, weaknesses that should be developed from the results of the third round of quality assessment in the higher education level of Rajabhat University cluster. The target group of the research consisted of 40 reports of the third round of external…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Cultural Maintenance, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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James, Phillip C. – Higher Education Studies, 2021
COVID-19 has significantly changed the teaching-learning process and it may indeed be a permanent change. Schools, colleges and universities have had to switch to remote/e-learning in an attempt to continue their operations during the pandemic. Institutions have struggled to identify the key success factors necessary for effective e-learning.…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, College Students, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
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Alaklabi, Mohammed; Alaklabi, Jamilah; Almuhlafi, Amal – Higher Education Studies, 2021
COVID-19 is a recent pandemic that has affected all sectors of the economy, including higher education. The magnitude of the pandemic in the education sector has been diverse, with many disruptions being evidenced. The pandemic has particularly disrupted learning across the world due to the closure of schools. The international students have been…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Students, School Closing
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Rodriguez, Manuel – Higher Education Studies, 2020
The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate contemporary literature related to the impact of technology on student success for postsecondary mathematics courses. The aim of this review was to provide a comprehensive understanding of the extant literature concerning's student success in mathematics for higher-education students. A series…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Influence of Technology, Numeracy, College Students
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Banks, Tachelle; Dohy, Jennifer – Higher Education Studies, 2019
This literature review highlights barriers to persistence, retention, and graduation for students of color at institutions of higher learning. Successful strategies, approaches, and initiatives are discussed with consideration to deficit and strengths-based approaches. It is also highlighted that universities may need to address programmatic…
Descriptors: Barriers, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Graduation Rate
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Yuan, Huanshu – Higher Education Studies, 2018
This study reviewed current issues in preparing qualified teachers for increasing diverse student populations in the U.S. and in other multicultural and multiethnic countries. Based on the framework of community-based and multicultural teacher education, this literature review paper analyzed issues and problems existed in the current curriculum,…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Community Education, Teacher Education Programs, Multicultural Education
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Alhamlan, Suad; Aljasser, Haya; Almajed, Asma; Almansour, Haila; Alahmad, Nidhal – Higher Education Studies, 2018
This review article aims to explore how habits of mind as the concept defined under the recent Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing contributes to the development of critical thinking in the classroom. The application of a systematic review and a meta-analysis approach allows investigating the selected habits of mind and comparing them…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Classroom Techniques, Habit Formation, Theory of Mind
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Liu, Ping; Huang, Xu – Higher Education Studies, 2017
This study adopts the revised interpersonal model of metadiscourse to discover whether and to what extent Chinese authors employ a varying amount of Interactional Metadiscourse (IM) in the past decade in English abstracts of economics Research Articles (RAs). The data was drawn from a prestigious economics journal in China to compose a corpus of…
Descriptors: Economics, Research Reports, Discourse Analysis, Chinese
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Zhang, Tongtong – Higher Education Studies, 2017
The past three decades have witnessed the growing influence of market forces on higher education, resulting in what is defined by Fairclough (1993) as the marketization of academic discourse. The present study attempts to examine the effect of such trend on university website homepages in China, which is an under-researched genre of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Commercialization, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis
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Gokmenoglu, Tuba – Higher Education Studies, 2017
The present review attempted to address the direction of plagiarism literature in Turkish context. 15 studies conducted in Turkey on plagiarism were analyzed through content analysis. The context, purposes, methodological issues and results of researching plagiarism were categorized. The findings of this review indicated that although plagiarism's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews, Plagiarism, Context Effect
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Hu, Chunyu; Xu, Yuting – Higher Education Studies, 2017
The economic media discourse depends upon a complex web of metaphors, among which WAR metaphor is worthy of special attention. The data used in this study is comprised of 2566 articles (about 1.2 million words) under the "Economy" column of China Daily published in 2014. Critical Metaphor Analysis (CMA) is used as the analytical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Figurative Language, Mass Media
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Lin, Xi – Higher Education Studies, 2016
The present study is a review of the literature concerning the barriers and challenges of female adult students enrolled in colleges and universities in the United States. Findings indicated that the commitments of multiple roles, lower level of self-confidence, and insufficient family and social support were the most significant variables related…
Descriptors: Barriers, Females, Adult Students, Higher Education
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