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Sum, Raymond Kim Wai; Tsai, Hsiu-Hua; Ching Ha, Amy Sau; Cheng, Chih-fu; Wang, Fong-jia; Li, Minghui – SAGE Open, 2017
Previous research has encouraged a cultural specific framework to be developed through research in Asian countries, such as China, to help internationalize the findings and help athletes to adapt them to their society and culture. Based on a socioecological framework, this study investigated how social-ecological determinants affect elite student…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Athletes, Acculturation, Socialization
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Peifer, Janelle S.; Yangchen, Tenzin – SAGE Open, 2017
College students' intercultural competence (ICC) has become a focus of many higher education institutions. Yet, more work can be done to explore what variables play a role in this complex and multifaceted process. The current study investigated the association between the outcomes (i.e., cognitive, intrapersonal, and interpersonal domains of ICC),…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Concept, Cultural Awareness, Correlation
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Hamilton, Leah; Daughtry, Lindsay – SAGE Open, 2017
The growth of online higher education has presented important questions for social workers in academia. Can a human-based profession be properly taught online? In macro courses, are social work students able to gain a complex understanding of human experience, social justice, and oppression without the benefit of face-to-face debate and dialogue?…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Poverty, Social Services
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Fedock, Barbara – SAGE Open, 2017
Online doctoral students from different cross-cultural generations may disconnect when dissertation chairs fail to understand how students' worldviews impact doctoral students during the dissertation-writing process. Because of the changing needs of digitally connected Generation Z students who will enter online doctoral programs by the mid-2020s,…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Administrator Attitudes, Mentors, Graduate Students
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Haaker, Maureen; Morgan-Brett, Bethany – SAGE Open, 2017
Research-led teaching is an area that has gained attention and prominence within higher education. This article reviews two teaching resources developed from archived research data and demonstrates how this type of data reuse helps teachers establish a clear connection between research and teaching. The two teaching resources, developed by the…
Descriptors: Research Utilization, College Instruction, Data, Social Science Research
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Scherer, Stephen; Talley, Cheryl P.; Fife, John E. – SAGE Open, 2017
The United States has often been viewed as a leading force in technological advancement and scientific innovation. However, that may soon change with the low number of postsecondary degrees being awarded to students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Without an adequate number of qualified individuals fueling the…
Descriptors: African American Students, Grade Point Average, STEM Education, Student Characteristics
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Nafari, Javid; Arab, Alireza; Ghaffari, Sina – SAGE Open, 2017
This study seeks to investigate and understand why and how Iranian higher education students choose to study overseas. After critically analyzing the international student mobility literature, the important factors are distilled. Then, by using Fuzzy-Delphi Method (FDM), 15 factors are selected from the 21 factors initially selected by reviewing…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Motivation, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Cumberledge, Jason P. – SAGE Open, 2017
College marching bands face recruitment challenges each year. Many high school band students may not participate in college marching band due to concerns about adequate study time. This research was a case study that investigated the time usage of selected college students at one university. This study compared the time usage skills of four groups…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Music, Music Education, Majors (Students)
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Mukeredzi, Tabitha Grace – SAGE Open, 2017
Little is known about mentoring student cohorts from largely urban backgrounds doing practicum at one school, living alongside the community, and sharing residential facilities with teacher educators in a rural context. This article reports Bachelor of Education students' and mentors' school-based mentoring experiences during a 4-week residential…
Descriptors: Mentors, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Practicums, Preservice Teachers
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Datta, Khyati Shetty; Vardhan, Julie – SAGE Open, 2017
The quality of education provided in management institutions is a matter of debate in every country. With a rapid growth in the economy, the quality of management education provided in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has also been a topic in the forefront. The burgeoning growth in this sector, with mushrooming "branch campuses" from…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Multicampus Colleges, International Education, Foreign Countries
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Whittington, Dawayne; Wallace, Latricia E.; Shadding, Cherilynn R. – SAGE Open, 2017
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) diversity research programs seek to make progress in increasing the number of underrepresented students that pursue STEM at the highest degree levels. Yet few programs have outlined their path to help students achieve the STEM PhD. Our program, Opportunities in Genomics Research (OGR),…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Graduate Study, Admission (School), Admission Criteria
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Yusoff, Sarah; Yusoff, Rohana; Md Noh, Nur Hidayah – SAGE Open, 2017
This article describes the implementation of blended learning in a higher education institution by focusing on the less proficient students. Malaysia's Ministry of Higher Education has urged every university to introduce blended learning in their teaching and learning processes as a new approach. Nevertheless, there are less proficient students…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, College Students, Learning Processes
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Naz, Farah; Murad, Hasan Sohaib – SAGE Open, 2017
Pakistan is one of the progressing countries in the world. Its education system is yet in the stage of development. Students from towns and far flung areas come to advanced cities for higher education. This has made the university classrooms a mix of students having a diversity of age, gender, exposure, language, and family backgrounds. To…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Student Diversity
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Wang, Sheng; Seepho, Sirinthorn – SAGE Open, 2017
Many teaching strategies have been used to promote the development of critical thinking skills, among which the most frequently used are group discussion, concept mapping, and analytical questioning. The study aims to explore learners' voice and learning experience in the pedagogical contributions of these strategies to the development of critical…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Duby, Marc; Barker, Paul Alan – SAGE Open, 2017
Artistic research has in recent years concerned itself with the nature of practice and how this may be framed as research. These debates may have blinded us to a more fundamental concern: territorial claims to the research space made by other forces. Competition for access to material and human resources, funds, space, and infrastructural support,…
Descriptors: Art, Research, Higher Education, Competition
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