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Rios, Cristina – International Research and Review, 2019
This qualitative study explores the anticipated repercussions of the Brexit Referendum to the internationalization of UK universities. The referendum approved the UK leaving the European Union. This process of leaving has become known as "Brexit." The UK has been part of the European Union for over 40 years and this membership fostered…
Descriptors: Public Policy, International Education, Educational Cooperation, International Cooperation
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Rodríguez, Claudia; Chavez, Camila Restrepo; Klauber, Courtenay – International Research and Review, 2019
With a growing number of international graduate students pursuing degrees in the United States, universities must understand what unique challenges this population faces when transitioning to the United States and how to properly support students through this transition. This study looks at the experiences of seven international graduate students…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Barriers, Social Support Groups
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Hiratsuka, Hiroyoshi – International Research and Review, 2019
Managing cultural differences between international students and host university members is a significant challenge for international student office (ISO) staff at Ontario universities. The current influx of incoming international students to the province of Ontario continues to stretch ISOs' limited resources and support functions. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Personnel Services, Universities
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LeBeau, Ling Gao – International Research and Review, 2018
This article examines how De Wit's process approach (De Wit, 2002) describes internationalization and impacts its effectiveness, through a case study research at a comprehensive public university in the U.S. It aims to explore how a higher education institution may plan for internationalization, implement its plan, review how the implementation…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Strategic Planning, International Education, Accountability
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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
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Arshakian, Arakssi; Wang, Vivian – International Research and Review, 2017
The international joint degree program is one of the recent ways of international collaborations in Higher Education. Those programs involve intensive academic collaborations as well as institutional alliance.?Such programs could provide a supportive environment for international students through international partnerships. The article provides a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dual Enrollment, International Cooperation, Institutional Cooperation
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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)
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Mei, Jianyang – International Research and Review, 2016
This research project uses a large research university in the Midwest as a research site to explore the time management skills of international students and analyzes how using the Course Hack, an online Learning Management System (LMS) calendar tool, improves participants' time management skills and positively impacts their academic performance,…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Time Management, Academic Achievement, Research Universities
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Khoshlessan, Rezvan; El-Houbi, Ashraf – International Research and Review, 2015
This study examines international students' study anxiety in a mid-sized university in Southeast Texas comparing their existing study anxiety along lines of nationality, gender, age, major, degree, and stage of education. It focuses on the students' perceptions and the dominant goal of this research was to investigate whether there is a…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Anxiety, Questionnaires, College Students
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Khoshlessan, Rezvan – International Research and Review, 2013
This study was designed to explore the relationships between the international students' perception of professors' instructional practices (the usage of active and collaborative learning techniques in class) and the international students' study anxiety. The dominant goal of this research was to investigate whether the professors' usage of active…
Descriptors: Correlation, Cooperative Learning, Anxiety, Questionnaires
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Sharif, Marilyn K.; Osterling, Jorge P. – International Research and Review, 2011
In the 21st century, the People's Republic of China (PRC) is reemerging and reengaging in the world on all fronts. One area of this reengagement is the huge increase in the number of Chinese students who are studying abroad. This paper discusses and analyzes the academic experiences of the growing number of Chinese international students who are…
Descriptors: College Students, Asians, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Students