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Nagengast, Emil – International Research and Review, 2017
How does short-term study abroad affect students' attitudes toward human rights? What role does study abroad play in human rights education? This study assesses the learning outcomes of two study abroad programs that aimed to promote human rights education. I applied a mixed methods approach to measure the changes in the opinions of students who…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Civil Rights, Student Attitudes, Attitude Change
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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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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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Streets, Barbara Faye; Wolford, Karen; Nicolas, Guerda – International Research and Review, 2015
In the human services professions, cultural immersion experiences help satisfy multicultural training standards established by national accreditation bodies. Immersion in a culturally sensitive manner is necessary as we prepare professionals to work with and serve citizens of the globe. The authors describe an international cultural immersion…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Mental Health
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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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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