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Kissau, Scott; Davin, Kristin J.; Wang, Chuang; Haudeck, Helga – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
Despite the importance of advanced language proficiency when teaching a foreign language, little research has investigated the oral proficiency of aspiring foreign language teachers across multiple countries and what their teacher training programs do to enhance it. In response, the researchers collected and analyzed both quantitative and…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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McIntosh, Shona; Hayden, Mary – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
Recently, increases in numbers of international schools have been fuelled by a growth in numbers of aspirational families selecting them. The perception that international education affords children access to social advantages has been established in the school choice literature, but there has yet to be an examination of this trend in relation to…
Descriptors: International Schools, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Advantaged
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Hingle, Aayushi; Davidson Mhonde, Rochelle; Broeckelman-Post, Melissa – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
The purpose of this study was to assess the degree to which sheltered versus unsheltered contexts of introductory communication courses impact communication skill development and overall learning outcomes for international students. Specifically, this study examined the following outcome variables: public speaking anxiety, engagement,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Introductory Courses, Public Speaking, Anxiety
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Bai, Li; Wang, Ying Xian – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
The critical role of teacher-student interaction in students' educational outcomes, sense of belonging, and psychological and social well-being makes teacher-student interaction between international students and their teachers at the host universities worthy of research. Using Norton's model of language, identity and investment to examine Chinese…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship
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Warrican, S. Joel; Alleyne, Melissa; Smith, Patriann; Zaidi, Rahat; Esperat, Tala Karkar; Chen, Yi-Hsin; Yin, Yue – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
The United States and Canada, two countries known to have large immigrant populations, have long since reflected a dichotomy, where Canada is generally perceived to be a country with language policies that demonstrate its receptiveness to embrace multiculturalism in schools and classrooms. In contrast, the United States has consistently espoused…
Descriptors: Literacy, Cultural Differences, Comparative Analysis, Native Speakers
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Santos, Íris; Carvalho, Luís Miguel; Portugal e Melo, Benedita – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
This article uses thematisation theory (Luhmann, 1996; Pissarra Esteves, 2016) and frame analysis (Entman, 1993) to analyse externalisations to world situations (Schriewer, 1990) in the Portuguese print media's discussion of education. Our data constitutes news and opinion articles collected after each PISA cycle's results was published. The…
Descriptors: Public Opinion, Foreign Countries, World Affairs, Educational Attitudes
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Moosavi, Leon – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
It is well established within the field of Critical Whiteness Studies that white privilege routinely materialises in Western universities. Yet, even though a third wave of Critical Whiteness Studies is increasingly focussing on whiteness in non-Western contexts, there has been insufficient attention toward whether white privilege also exists in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Whites, Racial Bias, Power Structure
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Kraitzek, Andreas; Förster, Manuel; Walstad, William B. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
Changes in the economy and society lead to a growing necessity of financial education. In this context, we investigate the approaches to financial education in secondary schools in the United States and Germany. We seek to answer the question if and how the implementation of financial education is similar and different between the two countries.…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Money Management, Standards, Course Content
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Pilz, Matthias; Chen, Pujun; Mies, Rebecca; Rumpold, Herwig; Greimel-Fuhrmann, Bettina – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
Knowledge of economics is becoming essential for citizens to adapt to economic life. Against this backdrop, the economic education of young people in the general education system has, in recent years, assumed greater importance at the level of education policy in many countries. For this reason, an empirical study was conducted in Austria, India…
Descriptors: Economics, Knowledge Level, Educational Policy, Comparative Education
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Happ, Roland; Hahn, Jinsoo; Jang, Kyungho; Rüter, Ines – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
This study compares the financial knowledge of Korean (N = 1006) and German (N = 1346) university students. The country-specific adaptations of the US-American Test of Financial Literacy was used to assess financial knowledge. Financial knowledge can be divided into three areas (everyday money management; banking; insurance). German students show…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Money Management, Banking, Insurance
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Federiakin, Denis; Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Olga; Kardanova, Elena; Kühling-Thees, Carla; Reichert-Schlax, Jasmin; Koreshnikova, Yuliya – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
In this paper, we present a study, which models and measures the competencies of higher education students in business and economics--within and across countries. To measure student competencies in a valid and reliable way, the Test of Understanding in College Economics was used, which assesses microeconomic and macroeconomic competencies. The…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Undergraduate Students, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries
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Cannistrà, Marta; Agasisti, Tommaso; Amagir, Aisa; Poder, Kaire; Holz, Oliver; Vartiak, Lukas; De Witte, Kristof – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
Given the expected advantages for individuals and societies, financial literacy is high on the policy agenda in many countries. This paper reports the results from a unique survey conducted on a sample of 13-16-year-old students in five European countries, aimed at measuring and comparing their level of financial literacy skills. The results…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Money Management, Cross Cultural Studies, Secondary School Students
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Jüttler, Michael; Schumann, Stephan – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
Because of the high social relevance of an economics education, many countries now focus on the enhancement of economic competencies in schools. International results show strong deficits in basic economic knowledge, especially for students in upper secondary education, who usually enter higher education. Furthermore, it is not clear what effects…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Secondary School Students, Knowledge Level, Longitudinal Studies
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Ackermann, Nicole; Siegfried, Christin – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
Economic education is an essential prerequisite for coping with economic-characterised problems in various life spheres, especially with socio-economic problems in the societal sphere. Making informed and reasoned decisions on socio-economic problems requires domain-specific content knowledge and domain-specific argumentation skills. Economic…
Descriptors: German, Persuasive Discourse, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Socioeconomic Influences
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Reichert-Schlax, Jasmin; Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Olga; Happ, Roland; Yamaoka, Michio; Asano, Tadayoshi; Abe, Shintaro – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2022
In view of cross-national student mobility and increasing internationalization of the labor market, a common understanding of economic concepts as well as awareness for country-specific factors influencing economics education is essential. Therefore, the development of instruments that allow for comparable investigation across countries is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Mobility, Labor Market, Global Approach
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