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Chan, Banny S. K.; Churchill, Daniel; Chiu, Thomas K. F. – Journal of International Education Research, 2017
It is necessary to develop digital literacy skills with which students can communicate and express their ideas effectively using digital media. The educational sectors around the world are beginning to incorporate digital literacy into the curriculum. Digital storytelling, one of the possible classroom activities, is an approach which may help…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Technological Literacy, Prior Learning, Class Activities
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Yavich, Roman; Druckman, Eran – Journal of International Education Research, 2016
This paper focuses on students' reading habits--whether traditional reading habits (print books) or modern reading habits (using a computer screen). We review the changes in students' reading habits over time, as part of other global changes, and explore whether corresponding digital pedagogies have evolved to address these changes. We examine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Habits, Printed Materials, Nonprint Media
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Nelson, Danielle; Misra, Kaustav; Sype, Gail E.; Mackie, Wayne – Journal of International Education Research, 2016
A variety of factors influence a student's ability to succeed in college and complete a degree program. Students who live on-campus, at least during their freshman year, have been shown to be more likely to complete their degrees than are students who live off-campus. Students who are commuters may have more demands on their time and may have…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Commuting Students, Geographic Location, Proximity
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Anthony, Dorothy; Miller, Patricia Bederman; Yarrish, Karen K. – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
There are an increasing number of organizations conducting business in the global environment (Hill, 2011). Expatriate employees are frequently used and are critical for success in these assignments (Carpenter, Sanders, & Gregersen, 2000). Adjusting to a foreign culture is one reason for high failure rates of expatriates (Garonzik, Brockner…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Acculturation, Foreign Nationals, Study Abroad
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Rondon-Pari, Graziela – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
This research study is based on the analysis of speech in three Spanish conversation classes. Research questions are: What is the ratio of English and Spanish spoken in class? Is classroom speech more predominant in students or the instructor? And, are teachers' beliefs in regards to the use of English and Spanish consistent with their classroom…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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White, Waneen Aden; Rosado, Caleb – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
This paper focuses on an interdisciplinary project using an innovative teaching methodology developed to generate substantive interaction between international students and mainstream students on American campuses. The process was created after asking international students from a variety of countries the question, "What is the biggest…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Adjustment, Barriers, Teaching Methods
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Bandias, Susan; Fuller, Don; Larkin, Steven – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
Important recent objectives of indigenous education policy in Australia have been aimed at redressing indigenous economic and social disadvantage through increasing student retention, progression and completion rates in both compulsory and post-compulsory education. The two sectors of the tertiary education system, vocational education and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Economically Disadvantaged
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Yoo, Alice Julianna – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
This paper explores the role that culture plays in the classroom setting through Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions. Hofstede categorizes four dimensions of cultural differences, but this paper will focus on power distance, which Hofstede describes as the phenomenon in which less powerful members of a society accept inequality in power as a societal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Teacher Student Relationship, College Students
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Al-Mukhaini, Elham M.; Al-Qayoudhi, Wafa S.; Al-Badi, Ali H. – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
The use of social networks is a growing phenomenon, being increasingly important in both private and academic life. Social networks are used as tools to enable users to have social interaction. The use of social networks (SNs) complements and enhances the teaching in traditional classrooms. For example, YouTube, Facebook, wikis, and blogs provide…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Seechaliao, Thapanee – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
This paper describes lecturers' behaviors and beliefs regarding social media in higher education at the Faculty of Education, Mahasarakham University. Thirty-one lecturers were surveyed about their attitudes toward the use of social media in their classes. Their responses were analyzed using arithmetic mean and standard deviation. The results are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior
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Xhafa,Sonila – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
Albania is looking to take its place within Europe. To do so, the nation needs to develop more skilled and educated working population. Following the political and economic changes of 1991, the system of higher education in Albania has not necessarily been adequately organised or capable of providing a sufficiently high-quality education. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational History, Educational Administration
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Onyilofor, Florence N. C. – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
This study focuses on repositioning guidance and counseling and curriculum innovation in higher education in Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was employed in the study. The study covered four Federal universities in the South-West Geopolitical zone of Nigeria, namely University of Ibadan in Oyo State; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Curriculum, Educational Innovation, Counseling
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Torres, Gabriella – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how an understanding of the Good Language Learner models described in the SLA literature can be used to tailor and implement a program of learning strategy training and self-regulatory practices in the classroom to empower L2 learners in an EFL context. The paper begins by reviewing the various…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies, Second Language Instruction
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Arrabtah, Adel; Nusour, Tayseer – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
This study investigates the effect of using technology such as CD-ROM, computers, and internet to teach Arabic language grammar to students at Princess Alia University College at Al-Balqa University. The sample of the study consisted of 122 third year female students; (64) for the experimental group and (58) for the control group. The subjects of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average, Educational Technology, Semitic Languages
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Aurand, Timothy W.; St. Clair, Jordan; Sullivan, Ursula – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
Student-managed business projects offer students the opportunity to garner valuable real world experience while businesses can fulfill corporate responsibilities utilizing relatively inexpensive manpower. This paper describes an event marketing/social media marketing project completed in conjunction with Jackson-Dawson Communications, representing…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Experiential Learning, Marketing, School Business Relationship
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