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Keles, Ufuk – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to seek answers to how receiving his PhD at the University of Alabama influenced the author's ongoing academic discourse socialization as an international graduate student coming from Turkey. To that end, the author incorporates second language and academic discourse socialization theories with the concept of…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Foreign Countries, Socialization, English (Second Language)
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Ong, Wee Ming; Dhakal, Subas Prasad – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: Although the international education sector is one of the significant contributors to the Australian economy, international students continue to experience various forms of social inequalities. This paper aims to focus on overseas doctoral researchers (ODRs) -- candidates and graduates -- and capture their experiences.…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Doctoral Students, Educational Experience, Student Attitudes
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Nachatar Singh, Jasvir Kaur – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the perceived sustainable supervisory relationships between supervisors and postgraduate international students at a research university in Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach: Drawing on a qualitative study based on semi-structured interviews with 33 international postgraduate students and 10 academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Supervision, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship
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Antonio, Anthony Lising; Baek, Chanwoong – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: Although a student's sense of belonging is a key factor of persistence in higher education, research on international students' belonging tends to rely on domain-agnostic survey measures and promote interpretations that focus mainly on social integration and adjustment. This paper aims to examine how male international graduate students…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Males, Graduate Students, Sense of Community
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Mcalpine, Lynn; Chiramba, Otilia Fortunate; Keane, Matt – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: Many nations, including African ones, view PhD graduates as a means to be more internationally competitive, and national policies may encourage outward mobility of potential PhDs, expecting that graduates on return will enhance the country's capacity. Many studies of such mobility, as with studies of early career researchers generally,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Students, Foreign Students
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Carter, Susan; Sun, Qiyu; Jabeen, Farrah – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to broaches several endemic challenges for academics who support doctoral writing: writers are emotionally protective of their own writing; writing a thesis in English as a second language is a challenging, complex task; and advising across cultures is delicate. Giving constructive feedback kindly, but with the rigour…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Faculty Advisers, Writing Evaluation, Feedback (Response)