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Tang, Xiaokang; Collier, Daniel A.; Witt, Allison – Journal of International Students, 2018
This qualitative research was conducted on Chinese international students preparing to study in the United States about their expectation and perception of American universities. It explored motivation for pursuing degrees in the United States, expectations of life in the United States, and plans post-graduation. Findings suggest that these…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Parent Aspiration
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Taira, Kazufumi; Yamauchi, Lois A. – Journal of International Students, 2018
After Japan's annexation in 1879, Okinawa came under the unprecedented influence of Japanization. This research examined how learning in Hawai'i influenced the Okinawan sense of identity of 11 Okinawan students. Grounded theory analysis of interview transcripts indicated that students became more conscious as Okinawan through encounters and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Students, Asians, Hawaiians
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Matthews, Blair – Journal of International Students, 2018
Although interest in the experiences of international students has increased, the theoretical frameworks that are used to explain their experiences (such as culture shock, models of acculturation, cultural learning or intercultural dimensions) all share a tendency to use culture to explain behavior, denying agency, and leaving changes in the way…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Case Studies, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Prematillake, Tharuka M.; Lim, Ivy Maria – Journal of International Students, 2018
Singapore is host to an increasing number of foreign tertiary students, who also intend to work there upon graduating to serve a bond and/or for better career prospects. According to Chaos Theory of Careers (CTC), an individual's career decision making and choices are not systematic, but are subject to change. Using twenty-six interviews with…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Foreign Countries, Career Choice
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Wall-Bassett, Elizabeth DeVane; Hegde, Archana Vasudeva; Craft, Katelyn; Oberlin, Amber Louise – Journal of International Students, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate an interdisciplinary international service learning program and its impact on student sense of cultural awareness and competence using the Campinha-Bacote's (2002) framework of cultural competency model. Seven undergraduate and one graduate student from Human Development and Nutrition Science…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Cultural Awareness, Interdisciplinary Approach, Case Studies
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Yan, Lu; Pei, Shaohua – Journal of International Students, 2018
International students attending American universities often receive confusing messages: on one hand, for their contribution to the U.S. economy and fostering of domestic students' multicultural awareness; on the other, they are often targets of hostility and bias on and off campus. This qualitative phenomenological study examined 12 international…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Student Adjustment, Student Attitudes
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Wang, Chih-hsuan; Harrison, Jamie; Cardullo, Victoria; Lin, Xi – Journal of International Students, 2018
One of the major challenges for international students to pursue academic goals in the United States is English language proficiency, which often negatively affects academic success. Even students with confidence in their English language proficiency encounter challenges using English in class. Previous research indicates self-efficacy positively…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, English Language Learners, Language Proficiency, Self Efficacy
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Isbell, Janet Kesterson; Chaudhuri, Jayati; Schaeffer, Deborah L. – Journal of International Students, 2018
This critical case study explored how six international students enrolled in two U.S. universities perceived and understood the concept of plagiarism. Through our participants' stories, we challenged a system that insists on international students' conformity, without adequate knowledge or training, to a U.S. or Western system of text borrowing…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Case Studies
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Hill, Jennifer Coles – Journal of International Students, 2018
This quantitative study was conducted at a private international high school. The study purpose was to investigate United States college trends comparing International Baccalaureate Diploma Program candidates and International Baccalaureate Non-Diploma Program candidates from the same school in Asia. Data was collected for the Classes of 2007-2012…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Advanced Placement Programs, Statistical Analysis, International Schools
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Cowley, Paul; Hyams-Ssekasi, Denis – Journal of International Students, 2018
This study explores the initial higher education experiences of first-year international students in the United Kingdom. Questionnaires and semi-structured interviews were carried out with 20 new international students undertaking a business degree at a U.K. university. The students described the key motivating factors for studying abroad and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Student Motivation, Student Adjustment
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Campbell, Throy A.; Adamuti-Trache, Maria; Bista, Krishna – Journal of International Students, 2018
International students represent a large percentage of the student population in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs at American colleges and universities. Although graduates of these programs are identified as having high employability, productivity, and earnings in the 21st-century job market, there is limited…
Descriptors: Wages, Employment, Labor Market, Foreign Students
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He, Ye; Hutson, Bryant – Journal of International Students, 2018
This study used an Appreciative Education framework to explore the strengths of Chinese international students and to identify areas where support is needed during their transition to U.S. higher education settings. Using a convergent mixed methods design with data collected from surveys, interviews and focus groups, the complex nature of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Mixed Methods Research
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Allen, Suzanne – Journal of International Students, 2018
The growth in international student enrollments in Australian pathways to higher education over the last decade is helping to broaden awareness of the presence of culturally diverse ontological perspectives. Nevertheless, tutors and students are still confronted with numerous difficulties that point to an inherent Western denial of cultural…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
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Corcoran, Nova – Journal of International Students, 2018
This study aimed to explore international student food choices in a semirural setting using participatory photovoice techniques. Eighteen international students took photographs over 7-10 days of a typical food week and then attended a workshop where they completed three photography display and captioning tasks. Ten themes emerged linked to the…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Foreign Students, Photography
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Van Horne, Sam; Lin, Shuhui; Anson, Matthew; Jacobson, Wayne – Journal of International Students, 2018
International students face challenges that their U.S. classmates rarely encounter, but few studies examine specific ways in which undergraduate experiences of international students compare to those of their U.S. classmates. This study examines U.S. and international student responses to an undergraduate survey administered at nine U.S. research…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Satisfaction, Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students
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