Teachers’ Perceptions Of Plagiarism In International High Schools And Divisions In China’S First-Tier Cities, 2018 Cedarville University
Teachers’ Perceptions Of Plagiarism In International High Schools And Divisions In China’S First-Tier Cities, Katie Marie Thomas
Master of Education Research Theses
This paper explores perceptions of plagiarism among the diverse faculty in international high schools and divisions in China’s first-tier cities. In survey and interviews, participants reflected previous research in their punitive attitudes and identified obvious expressions but lacked consensus on subtler forms, suggesting institutions should develop precise policies that are reevaluated and revised annually to mitigate the effects of high faculty turnover. A discrepancy was noted between low frequency of offenses reported and more than half of participants believing plagiarism was a “big issue” in their institutions. The oft-implemented parental contact as a punishment was seen as ineffective and ...
My Experience In Swaziland With Give Hope, Fight Poverty, 2018 Purdue University
My Experience In Swaziland With Give Hope, Fight Poverty, Megan Kaser
Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement
Megan Kaser, a recent 2017 alum in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Purdue University, describes her experience with Give Hope, Fight Poverty (GHFP)—a nonprofit organization in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. GHFP’s mission is “to foster philanthropy domestically by designing service-learning programs that engage U.S. college students with rural communities in Swaziland, Africa, and work together to educate, empower, and lift orphaned and vulnerable children—particularly those living in child-headed households— out of poverty” (Give Hope, Fight Poverty, n.d.). By incorporating college students in ...
Modern-Day Slavery: Equipping The Next Generation For Social Change, 2018 Purdue University
Modern-Day Slavery: Equipping The Next Generation For Social Change, Margaret Tienhaara
Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement
Margaret Tienhaara is a freshman at Purdue University in the College of Liberal Arts majoring in global studies and political science. Her dream is to promote education for impoverished children in underdeveloped nations. In this article, she describes her process of organizing a presentation about modern-day slavery for 100 eighth grade students from Tecumseh Junior High School. The goal was to challenge the students to consider a major such as Purdue’s Global Studies and learn about creating social change.
An Alternative To Violence In Education, 2018 Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
An Alternative To Violence In Education, Michelle Savard
Peace and Conflict Studies
It is imperative that transformative educators understand how education can be manipulated to serve political and authoritarian agendas and to recognize its subtle manifestations in order to reshape education for the purposes of fostering peace, cooperation and acceptance. Bush and Saltarelli (2000) assert that in its extremes, education can have “two faces”. It can be used as a tool to stimulate political unrest, foster hatred, justify violence and promote inequities; or in the case of peace education, facilitate the reconstruction of fragile states. Yet peace education programs continue to be criticized for their lack of rigorous evaluations largely by those ...
Navigating The Unknown: Experiences Of International Graduate Students From Muslim-Majority Countries In The Current Political Climate, 2018 Indiana University - Bloomington
Navigating The Unknown: Experiences Of International Graduate Students From Muslim-Majority Countries In The Current Political Climate, Juanita Ariza, Madison Motoyasu, Holly Lustig, Ree M. Palmer, Benjamin Stalvey, Donna To
Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs
The United States was built upon oppression, colonization, slavery, and exclusionary policies. Today, our current policies and laws create and maintain acts of oppression through forms of discrimination, exploitation, and marginalization. Most recently, the Executive Order 13769 (2017) was created to intentionally restrict the travel of non-citizens, visitors, and residents from seven Muslim-majority countries. This study shares the experiences of 9 international graduate students from Muslim-majority countries in the current sociopolitical environments at a midwestern Predominantly White Institution (PWI) in the U.S. The study asks the question, “How do international graduate students conceptualize their sense of belonging on their ...
Book Review-- Prison Pedagogies: Learning And Teaching With Imprisoned Writers, 2018 Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, Ireland
Book Review-- Prison Pedagogies: Learning And Teaching With Imprisoned Writers, June Edwards
Journal of Prison Education and Reentry
Prison Pedagogies, Learning and Teaching with Imprisoned Writers
Edited by Joe Lockard and Sherry Rankins-Roberson
Syracuse University Press, New York, 2018
Reviewed by JUNE EDWARDS
Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, Ireland
Study Abroad For Transformational Learning Opportunities To Build Cultural Intelligence, 2018 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Study Abroad For Transformational Learning Opportunities To Build Cultural Intelligence, Nicholas Tran
Undergraduate Research Symposium - Prescott
Recent research points to questions on the value for students studying abroad while in college. Our conceptual paper links the transformative learning theory to the three dimensions of cultural intelligence to highlight the value of study abroad to provide life-changing learning opportunities. Through disorienting dilemmas and a process of cultivating critical reflection, study abroad students will generate new meaning schemes, or “habits of the mind” to view the world. In addition to critical reflection, the role of emotions plays a critical role in the development of self-awareness. These transformational learning experiences interconnect with the three-dimensional model of cultural intelligence through ...
International Occupational Therapy Faculty Perceptions Regarding Doctoral Level Education, 2018 A.T.Still University- Arizona School of Health Sciences
International Occupational Therapy Faculty Perceptions Regarding Doctoral Level Education, Bernadette Mineo, Beth Hathaway, Monali Kadkade
The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy
Over the past decade a debate has ensued in the US regarding the clinical doctorate in occupational therapy (OT) and whether to require a doctorate to become an occupational therapist. Little discussion has occurred regarding the potential implications on the global community of occupational therapists, and there have been no attempts to ascertain the views of international OT faculty and practitioners. This study surveyed international OT faculty regarding their perceived need for and value of graduate education, particularly at the doctoral level, for OT faculty and practitioners in their countries. Fifty-three OT faculty from WFOT approved programs in eight countries ...
The Kiwi Way: Marketing In New Zealand, A Program Design For Johnson & Wales University, 2018 SIT Graduate Institute
The Kiwi Way: Marketing In New Zealand, A Program Design For Johnson & Wales University, Rachael L. Peters
The proposal for a study abroad program to be implemented at Johnson & Wales University [JWU] results from a five-month internship in the JWU Abroad office and multiple interviews with full-time colleagues in the department. It is designed to not only expand the current JWU portfolio in subject matter and program location, but to strengthen a newly built partnership with American Universities International Programs Limited [AUIP] through the addition of a second collaborative program in the provider’s catalogue.
The Kiwi Way: Marketing in New Zealand is a twelve-day faculty-led study abroad [FLSA] program that splits time between the cities of ...
From Theory To Curriculum: A Best Practices Model For A New International Student Cultural Acclimation Course, 2018 SIT Graduate Institute
From Theory To Curriculum: A Best Practices Model For A New International Student Cultural Acclimation Course, Denise Leinonen
This course-linked capstone (CLC) is inspired by the current international student cultural acclimation course at State University of New York (SUNY) at Oneonta. Surprisingly, there are few cultural acclimation courses offered in the United States and there is lack of academic research evaluating the effectiveness of such courses. This course model will incorporate the successful aspects of the few current cultural acclimation courses offered, including the Oneonta course, and integrate learning, cultural adjustment, and student development theories into the curriculum to provide a basis for the content and structure of the course. Qualitative research through surveys and interviews with international ...
Education Provision To Internally Displaced Children In Northern Shan And Kachin States In Burma, 2018 SIT Graduate Institute
Education Provision To Internally Displaced Children In Northern Shan And Kachin States In Burma, Nang K Thwe
Thousands of people have been displaced from their villages and have remained in the internally displaced camps since the fighting resumed in Northern Shan and Kachin states in Myanmar (Burma) in 2011. Displaced families and children experience a number of challenges in the camps, one of which is access to education. This capstone explores the non-governmental organization professionals’ perspectives about the challenges they face with regards to providing quality education to displaced children in Burma through these research questions: 1) How do NGO professionals address the challenges they experience in the provision of education to internally displaced children in Burma ...
Connecting Cultural Ties With Latinx Identity: An Explorative Semester In Mexico City, 2018 SIT Graduate Institute
Connecting Cultural Ties With Latinx Identity: An Explorative Semester In Mexico City, Margaret Musty
This International Education Design and Delivery Capstone describes the research and design of a proposed semester-long study abroad program entitled Connecting Cultural Ties with Latinx Identity: An Explorative Semester in Mexico City. The hybrid program is designed for undergraduate students of the University of California as a heritage seeking semester in Mexico City that fulfills Latin American Studies and International Migration Studies degree requirements. Through faculty-led seminars, direct enrollment at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and cultural excursions, students will examine Latin American culture, the bicultural identity of Hispanics living in the United States, and Mexican social justice ...
The Effectiveness Of A Boys For Positive Change Program At Changing Attitudes And Behaviors Toward Gender Equality, 2018 SIT Graduate Institute
The Effectiveness Of A Boys For Positive Change Program At Changing Attitudes And Behaviors Toward Gender Equality, Bethany Grupp
There has been tremendous research done regarding programs involving the empowerment of women, girls, and gender equality. Even Sustainable Development Goal number five focuses on gender equality. An analysis of the research reveals that most programs for girls and women address the inequalities and discrimination that they face, along with obstacles to girls’ access, completion, and retention in school. Increasingly, non-governmental organizations, the United Nations, and other international organizations have found that these programs are not changing the view of gender norms in society and that men and boys also need to be included in the discussion. This paper examines ...
How Race And Racism Empower A School's Curriculum, 2018 Northeastern Illinois University
How Race And Racism Empower A School's Curriculum, Sunni Ali
Journal of Research Initiatives
Teaching students about race and racism are so multi-faceted and sophisticated, yet it remains the most crucial conversation and lesson to have with young people to empower them. One of the useful ways Americans can attempt to unravel and transform this complicated legacy is to make it a part of a school’s curriculum. Allowing race and racism to remain a hidden-aspect of a school’s curriculum reinforces its trivialization and dysfunction.
Indeed, having constructed, well-thought-out lessons about race and racism “myth-bust” any attempts for future Americans to continually embrace xenophobia and genetic inferiority. In recent years, the institution of ...
Infographic: Teacher Training In Student Career Guidance, 2018 Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Infographic: Teacher Training In Student Career Guidance, Dominique Russell
In a new working paper published by the OECD, results from a survey of teachers conducted in PISA 2015 are presented. Teachers were asked if training in student career guidance and counselling was included in their initial teacher education or in their professional development activities during the last 12 months.
A Study Of Cultural Awareness And Transformative Learning Through Participation In Study Abroad, Desirae Gould
Theses and Dissertations
The goal of this study was to explore the effects of study abroad on students' cultural awareness and transformative learning. This study was conducted at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. The students in this study have participated in semester long study abroad during fall 2016, spring 2017, or fall 2017 semesters. For some this was their first time travelling abroad. The literature strongly suggests that there are many benefits for students that participate in study abroad. The data analysis suggests that respondents increased their cultural awareness and have more appreciation for those that are different than them. In addition, that ...
Tutorial Schools In Thailand: Perceptions And Motivations Of Thai High School Students, 2018 Mahidol University International College
Tutorial Schools In Thailand: Perceptions And Motivations Of Thai High School Students, William J. Jones, Douglas Lee Rhein
FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education
The article explores the motivation of Thai secondary school students who chose to enroll in private tutorial institutes. The research draws on primary qualitative data compiled from structured interviews utilizing a comparative perspective to provide insight into perceptions of tutorial versus formal secondary education. The evidence presented here suggests that Thai secondary students have two clear motivations for consuming and engaging in private tutorial education: (1) the belief that tutorial classes will provide them with better educational performance as measured by their grade point average and performance on standardized tests, and (2) a service-driven motivation where tutorial educators provide student-centered ...
Pisa Australia In Focus Number 3: Motivation, 2018 Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Pisa Australia In Focus Number 3: Motivation, Catherine Underwood
OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA Australia)
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has collected information about student motivation in each cycle, but the types of motivation focused on has varied over the cycles in line with the major domain (or the main focus) of the assessment for that cycle – reading, mathematical or scientific literacy. The focus of PISA 2015 is on science learning. It collected data about students’ achievement motivation in relation to science learning using their responses to the following five items measured on a four-point Likert scale (strongly agree; agree; disagree; and strongly disagree): I want top grades in most or all of ...
Who Wants The Global Law School?, 2018 University of California, Irvine School of Law
Who Wants The Global Law School?, Kevin E. Davis, Xinyi Zhang
UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law
No abstract provided.
Who Rules The World? The Educational Capital Of The International Judiciary, 2018 University of California, Irvine School of Law
Who Rules The World? The Educational Capital Of The International Judiciary, Mikael Rask Madsen
UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law
No abstract provided.