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Li, Fuhui – Journal of International Education Research, 2016
In the process of internationalizing higher education, national governments play their role differently, and the relationship between Chinese institutions and the government is significantly different from that experienced by Western institutions. A critical distinction is that Chinese institutions are both academic entities and government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Government Role
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Comegys, Charles; Vaisanen, Jaani; Lupton, Robert A.; Rawlinson, David R. – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
The purpose of this study was to compare the attitudes towards business ethics of future managers in three countries: the United State, Finland, and China, and determine whether business ethics attitudes differed by the student's major, class year, GPA, gender, age, and the number of ethics and religious studies courses completed. Additionally the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Business, Leadership, Student Attitudes
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Rajdev, Usha – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
This paper contains cultural anthropological research on various discipline measures used within the classrooms in India, United Kingdom, China, Africa, and the United States. My recent visit to schools in India on study abroad programs prompted my desire to research across the globe different methods of classroom management discipline conducted…
Descriptors: Ethics, Foreign Countries, Discipline, Punishment
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La Roche, Claire Reeves – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
Intended as a brief guide to the cultural differences associated with an East-West academic exchange, this paper discusses customs and cultural norms likely to be encountered. Chinese economic growth has been accompanied by rapidly increasing East-West study abroad opportunities. Over the past decade, China has sent more students to study abroad…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
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Salleh, Safrul Izani Mohd; Gardner, John C.; Sulong, Zunaidah; McGowan, Carl B., Jr. – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
This study examines the differences in the interpretation of ten "in context" verbal probability expressions used in accounting standards between native Chinese speaking and native English speaking accounting students in United Kingdom universities. The study assesses the degree of grouping factors consensus on the numerical…
Descriptors: Verbal Communication, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Accounting
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Conrad, Cynthia; Coleman, Charles – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
Teaching Chinese students in an American university can be both challenging and rewarding. Cultural and language differences can lead to some superficial confusion and interpretational problems. However, the vast differences in the ways Chinese students view the role of the public sector, as compared to the US, can mean that the instructors and…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Public Administration, Foreign Countries, Public Sector
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Stork, Elizabeth; Hartley, Nell T. – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
This empirical study reports on similarities and differences in the perceptions that Chinese and American students hold about classroom behavior of professors. At issue is identifying behaviors deemed as acceptable as opposed to being offensive. Cultural dimensions and educational philosophical worldviews are offered for context. The underlying…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Behavior, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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He, Yunke; Banham, Heather – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
As the focus on international education has changed from international aid to international trade, competition for internationally mobile students has increased. The motivational factors influencing the education destination decision for students from China is of particular significance to destination countries and their educational institutions.…
Descriptors: International Education, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Yeung, Deniss; Fu, Fred – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
This paper discusses the preferred study methods of Chinese students based on the research findings involving Chinese students studying in the School of Business, Wintec. In order to provide relevant academic delivery, quality education and to maintain sustainability in the international market, New Zealand education institutes have to understand…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Academic Achievement, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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Ozturgut, Osman – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
The Chinese have been using standardized testing for centuries. Ancient Greeks have tried it for centuries since 5th and 4th BC. There is no evidence that they have become successful in educating their children through an imperial or elitist system. The impact of standardizing the education on a nation is significant. This is not only true for not…
Descriptors: Testing, Standardized Tests, Educational Change, Foreign Countries