Posts Tagged ‘international’

Doctoral Student-Adviser Relationships in the United States: International Engineering Students’ Perspective

Abstract

Using a phenomenological research approach, this study uncovers the commonalities of the relationship between international engineering doctoral students and their advisers in the universities of the United States. It discusses how the advising relationship affects the continuation as well as the completion of doctoral studies of international doctoral students in U.S. engineering schools.

Every year a large number of international students from around the world come to the United States to earn their …

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Guide to Advising International Students about Academic Integrity

According to the 2011 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, the number of international students in the United State increased 4.68 percent over the previous year for a total of 723,277 students” (Institute of International Education, 2011). More and more institutions of higher education are intentionally seeking to increase their international student population by actively recruiting students from other countries. Reasons cited for this burgeoning interest in international students include maintaining the United States’ …

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Everyone Can Study Abroad! An Academic Adviser’s Guide to Short-Term Study Abroad Opportunities

Many students are looking to gain an international and cross-cultural experience during their undergraduate careers. As academic advisers should know the most up-to-date information about the types of programs available in order to provide students with all of their study abroad options. Powers (2006) reported that study abroad programs can enhance students’ acquisition of a foreign language, improve their knowledge of the host culture, and even transform their worldviews. Yet less than 1 percent of …

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