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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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Bradshaw, Larry L. – International Research and Review, 2018
The Internet is a high-speed communication link incorporating computers, networks and users throughout the world via TCPLP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) which allows dissimilar systems to interoperate (Krol,1992). This article presents how Iowa students participating in the international Internet experience learned how to…
Descriptors: Internet, Student Experience, College Students, Cultural Awareness
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Mahan, Laura N.; Mahuna, Joshua M. – International Research and Review, 2017
The article strives to contribute to the growing field of conflict resolution by analyzing contrasting cross-cultural perceptions through insights from multiple areas to resolve intercultural conflicts and disputes. Western-centric mediation techniques are dissected in juxtaposition to indigenous methodologies in degrees of (1) substantiality and…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Culture Conflict, Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication
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Peifer, Janelle S.; Chambers, Karen L.; Lee, Elaine Meyer – International Research and Review, 2017
Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across the United States have identified intercultural competence as a priority for students in the modern, globalized economy. Increasingly, institutions utilize an intersectional approach to understand how individuals from different backgrounds engage with global learning and international educational…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Diversity (Institutional), Ethnicity
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Velten, Justin C. – International Research and Review, 2015
Expatriate preparation is an ever growing area of interest in a globalized economy sharing a globalized workforce. For decades, scholars have sought methods for best preparing expatriates for host culture experiences. Research has revealed an array of factors leading to intercultural readiness success which has led to the creation of various…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Foreign Nationals, Cultural Awareness, Educational Quality
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Kalra, Rajrani; Gupta, Vipin – International Research and Review, 2014
In recent years, one form of technology that has become quite popular in schools and higher education is the Geographical Information Systems (GIS). GIS is one kind of management information system. It includes both the hardware and software components and includes programming of real world problems. It provides support to managers in day-to-day…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Electronic Learning, College Graduates, Multicultural Education
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Akli, Madalina – International Research and Review, 2012
This paper argues that study-abroad students should be at the center of cultural diplomacy. It recognizes that students can engage in soft action to establish intercultural dialogue. They develop and sustain relationships with people from host countries through cultural immersion and education. Study-abroad students are encouraged to proactively…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Pluralism, Student Role, International Education