NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 9 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Zhang, Yue; Garcia-Murillo, Martha A. – International Research and Review, 2018
This study evaluated an on-campus leadership and culture program that helps newly arrived international students with their cross-cultural adjustment. The international student participants completed an acculturation survey at both the beginning and the end of the program. We found that factors causing these international students to have…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Stress Variables, Student Adjustment, Cultural Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Maharaja, Gita – International Research and Review, 2018
Today's interrelated and interconnected world demands that college students develop the intercultural competence to meet the challenges of the 21st century. In response to this challenge, the number of American students participating in study abroad has been increasing. Many studies shave explored the benefits of studying abroad, yet there are few…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Study Abroad, College Students, Cultural Awareness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hutchison, Charles B.; Ahlgrim-Delzell, Lynn; Creech, Tracy; Robertson, Colleen; Hguyen, Nhu – International Research and Review, 2018
The international mobility of knowledge workers, as reflected in the vast numbers of international (or immigrant) scholars, help provide the intellectual infrastructure of several higher institutions of learning and research across the world. Although the large numbers involved reflect an apparent success of this phenomenon, there are hidden…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, College Faculty, Faculty Mobility, Instructional Effectiveness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Zhang, Yue; Jung, Eunjoo – International Research and Review, 2017
This study aimed to identify the underlying dimensions of acculturative stress that Chinese international students may encounter in the U.S. In addition, we re-examined students' background characteristics and perceived social support from family, friends, and their school as predictors of students' different dimensions of acculturative stress. In…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Stress Variables, Foreign Students, English (Second Language)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Pitts, Candice A. – International Research and Review, 2017
This study explores the pedagogical approaches to internationalizing World Literature and English Composition courses at Albany State University, a small HBCU in Albany, Georgia. This attempt to internationalize the World Literature curriculum introduces, adds, and (re)positions strategically multimedia texts, such as "My Mother the Crazy…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, World Literature, Literature Appreciation, International Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Medlin, Dorene – International Research and Review, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of internationalizing a curricular component of the class on preservice teachers. By realigning course objectives and including a content specific Albany State University internationalization initiative framework, the project evaluated the impact on preservice teacher knowledge of culturally…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Global Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Winslade, John; Douglass, Amy; Echeverria, Korina; Garcia, Joanna; Howard, Krystal; Lillard, Dorry; Stephens, Samantha; Zacarias, Stefany – International Research and Review, 2015
Seven counseling and guidance students from California participated in a study abroad program in which they were placed in a high school in Auckland, New Zealand, for one month. Their comments on the experience in response to researchers' questions form the basis of this paper. They suggest that the participants benefited from being immersed in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Counselor Training, Guidance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gallegos-Ruiz, Antonieta; Jany, Carmen – International Research and Review, 2014
Teaching for cultural understanding has always posed many challenges regarding exactly what should be taught and how it should be presented. For instance: should students be taught a list of facts about another culture, which may lead to stereotyping? Should there be comparison between one's own and another culture, which may involve dealing with…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, American Indians, Interdisciplinary Approach, Cultural Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Yao, Yuankun; Foster, Karen K.; Buchanan, Dawna Lisa; Powell-Brown, Ann – International Research and Review, 2012
This study examined the perceptions of college students regarding the benefits and challenges in interacting with international faculty. A Likert scale survey was administered to students from 13 face-to-face or online classes yielding 212 usable questionnaires. The results showed that students had both positive perceptions and concerns about…
Descriptors: College Students, College Faculty, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship