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Jaeger, Kirsten; Gram, Malene – Intercultural Education, 2020
Students' emotions during stays abroad have mainly been treated as "culture shock", where difficulties are interpreted as universal "stages" towards "adaptation". This paper explores how students from different cultural and educational traditions experience studying abroad differently. The study presents a qualitative…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Study Abroad, Culture Conflict, Cultural Differences
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Ngai, Phyllis B.; Yoshimura, Stephen M.; Doi, Fumihiro – Intercultural Education, 2020
This study examines the possibility that interaction through social network platforms can serve as an informal means of developing intercultural competence among international students in higher education settings. Japanese students studying in the United States at a university in the Northwestern US were invited to participate in a mixed-method…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Students
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Berglund, Jenny; Gent, Bill – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article focuses on the reported experiences of Muslim students that regularly shift between Muslim 'supplementary education' (including its traditional confessional focus on learning to read Arabic and then memorise and recite the Qur'an) and mainstream school education (including its 'inclusive' form of religious education'). The aim has…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Muslims, Educational Experience
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Osler, Audrey; Pandur, Irma Husic – Intercultural Education, 2019
In post-conflict societies, such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, education is recognised as a key factor in reconciliation. Yet the 1995 Dayton Peace Agreement set in process arrangements that mean that Bosnia and Herzegovina's three constituent ethnic groups (Bosniaks, Croats and Serbs) are educated separately. This paper examines students' right to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Multicultural Education, Conflict, Peace
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Haim, Orly – Intercultural Education, 2019
This study explored how 60 trilingual immigrant youth interpret and make sense of their educational experiences in Israeli schools. Conceptualizing the language knowledge of multilingual individuals as one unitary system, the study is based on the assumption that a fuller understanding of students' educational experiences can be obtained by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Experience, Student Experience, Multilingualism
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Haas, Brian W. – Intercultural Education, 2018
Studying abroad (SA) represents a valuable experience for many students within higher education settings. Recently, the number of students choosing to SA within higher education has risen. Quantitative and qualitative research indicates that SA improves learning as related to ancillary types of learning outcomes, such as with cultural awareness…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Outcomes of Education, Higher Education
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Vecchio, Lindsay; Dhillon, Karamjeet K.; Ulmer, Jasmine B. – Intercultural Education, 2017
In the current moment of social, political, economic and environmental disquiet, unprecedented numbers of children have been forced to leave their homes and settle in new communities. As schools worldwide receive increasing numbers of refugee youth, there is a pressing need for thoughtful educational research that inquires into the unique…
Descriptors: Refugees, Youth Programs, Research Methodology, Visual Aids
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Kutsuki, Aya; Tanaka, Yumi – Intercultural Education, 2016
This study explored the relationship between perceptions of culturally deviant acts and multicultural experiences of elementary-school children attending an international school in Japan. Findings indicated that children judged a Japanese harsher than a foreigner, irrespective of the children's age. It was also found that younger children were…
Descriptors: International Schools, Foreign Countries, Correlation, Elementary School Students
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Vakalahi, Halaevalu F. O.; Sermon, Michelle; Richardson, Andrea; Dillard, Veronica; Moncrief, Aryka – Intercultural Education, 2014
Universities have increased the number of female students of color. However, inconsistency remains in terms of the number of women of color in positions of power and privilege. This discussion attempts to forward the dialogue about the challenges as well as the resilience of female students of color based on the experiences of four female…
Descriptors: Females, Graduate Students, African American Students, Institutional Characteristics
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Ahn, Ruth – Intercultural Education, 2012
A qualitative study conducted in western Japan examined the perceptions of Korean students in Japanese junior high school to identify factors contributing to a consistently low high school advancement rate compared to mainstream Japanese students. Fourteen people were interviewed about their Korean students' experiences in Japan. The findings of…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Foreign Countries, Social Environment, Early Admission
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Hersi, Afra Ahmed – Intercultural Education, 2011
This article explores the complex factors, both individual and social, that contribute to the resiliency and academic achievement of six adolescent African immigrant students from Cape Verde and Ethiopia who were enrolled in a small high school in the United States. The school was designed specifically for recent adolescent immigrant students.…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Social Networks
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Harris, Anne – Intercultural Education, 2011
There are no closed systems...every system has a gap...in that space is a place of possibility (hooks 2003, 23). "Cross-Marked: Sudanese-Australian Young Women Talk Education," a seven-part ethno-cinematic film series exploring Sudanese-Australian young women's educational experiences, is interested in this gap, this place of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Young Adults, Film Production
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McMullen, Mike; Penn, Everette B. – Intercultural Education, 2011
Study-abroad has become a popular method for promoting international education in university curricula. Yet, with today's growing non-traditional student who is older, working, and increasingly a member of a racial/ethnic minority group, traditional study-abroad programmes of a semester or year abroad have become more problematic, if not…
Descriptors: International Education, Focus Groups, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Baker, Trish; Clark, Jill – Intercultural Education, 2010
Although very little research has been done on cooperative learning (CL) in New Zealand, international research is positive about the educational benefits of working in culturally diverse groups. This paper presents the findings of a research project examining New Zealand experiences with CL in multicultural groups. Data were collected via surveys…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Focus Groups, Culture Conflict, Educational Benefits
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Magno, Cathyrn; Schiff, Margo – Intercultural Education, 2010
Immigration to the US has fluctuated with economic conditions and with American immigration policies. Historically, most immigrants settled in urban areas, while suburban towns and their schools remained almost completely homogeneous and overwhelmingly White. Today, roughly one in five children in the US comes from an immigrant home, altering the…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, School Culture, Urban Areas, Social Integration
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