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Robson, Sue; Almeida, Joana; Schartner, Alina – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Internationalization is a key contemporary debate within Higher Education (HE). Many universities worldwide proclaim their "international" status, citing quantitative indicators, particularly international student and staff recruitment and outbound student mobility data to illustrate this. In this paper, we focus on the non-mobile…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Schartner, Alina; Young, Tony Johnstone – European Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Despite a burgeoning body of empirical research on "the international student experience", the area remains under-theorized. The literature to date lacks a guiding conceptual model that captures the adjustment and adaptation trajectories of this unique, growing, and important sojourner group. In this paper, we therefore put forward a…
Descriptors: Models, Student Adjustment, Foreign Students, Heuristics
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Young, Tony J.; Sercombe, Peter G.; Sachdev, Itesh; Naeb, Rola; Schartner, Alina – European Journal of Higher Education, 2013
The growth in the number of 'international' students in higher education is a phenomenon of increasing importance to educators, researchers and policymakers worldwide. This multi-methodological study explored factors associated with their adjustment, successful or otherwise. It integrated associations across three domains of enquiry which had…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Student Adjustment, Correlation