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How to Support Chinese Undergraduate Students in their Transitions to U.S. Colleges and Universities

A phenomenological study conducted by Kerrie Montgomery in November 2016 toward completion of her Ph.D. in Higher Education at the University of Denver, revealed three distinct but interrelated transition types experienced by Chinese Undergraduate students during their first year of enrollment at colleges and universities in the U.S.: academic, social/personal, and linguistic. 635 more words

Institutional Strategies

Diploma And Diplomacy: The Cross-Cultural Friendship Opportunities with Chinese International Students

Highlights of the Research:

  • Promoting globalization and a new 21st-century worldview, the U.S. higher education system is welcoming a fast-growing number of international students to their campus and also encouraging more American students to study abroad.
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Institutional Strategies

Turning Good Intentions into Good Teaching: Five Common Principles for Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

Higher education classrooms are increasingly diverse in regards to student culture, including race, gender, nationality, and intersecting identities. Yet, faculty oftentimes do not have adequate training in teaching, cultural competence, or intercultural communication. 1,037 more words

Institutional Strategies

How Studying in the US affects Chinese Students' Leadership Style?

Highlights of the Research:

  • US-educated graduate students from mainland China develop cultural intelligence that equips them as professionals to facilitate understanding between Eastern and Western stakeholders…
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Career Success

International Students: Three Social Adaptability Types

Highlights of the Research:

  • The study identifies three categories of social adaptability styles of students: confident optimists, appreciative optimists, and apprehensive optimists.
  • The study finds out that acculturation processes for graduate students may differ by gender, cultural discrepancies between the country of origin and the host country.
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Relationship between Acculturation and Career Beliefs for Asian students

Highlights of the research:

  • The findings show that approval of others, influence of others and comparing oneself with others play a prominent role in Asian international students’ career decisions.
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