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Earning American College Credits In China: New Model Of Transfer College Credit Programs, Jiayi Hu, Linda Serra Hagedorn Jan 2013

Earning American College Credits In China: New Model Of Transfer College Credit Programs, Jiayi Hu, Linda Serra Hagedorn

Education Publications

The concept of “Transfer College Credit Programs (TCCP)” has spread to the far corners of the Earth. There are two types of TCCPs: 1) high school students around the globe planning on attending American colleges or universities enroll in college-level courses while still in high school in their home country and earn American college credits which are later transferred to their American institutions, and 2) currently enrolled international undergraduate students taking courses offered during summer break in their home countries and transferring the credits back to their university. This study investigates the popularity of these programs in China, and illustrates ...


International Graduate Students’ Academic Performance: What Are The Influencing Factors?, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Jia Ren Oct 2012

International Graduate Students’ Academic Performance: What Are The Influencing Factors?, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Jia Ren

Education Publications

International graduate students have been a sizeable segment of the student body in the U.S. higher educational system. However, this student population has not completely been understood by higher education administrators and faculty and their diverse needs have not been met by existing services on campuses. This study examined factors associated with the students’ academic performance in the United States. The findings indicated that factors associated with masters and doctoral students’ academic performances were greatly different. This study suggests policies, services and programs to meet this population’s unique needs and to assist in their academic success in the ...


International Graduate Students’ Academic Performance: What Are The Influencing Factors?, Jia Ren, Linda Serra Hagedorn Oct 2012

International Graduate Students’ Academic Performance: What Are The Influencing Factors?, Jia Ren, Linda Serra Hagedorn

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Publications

International graduate students have been a sizeable segment of the student body in the U.S. higher educational system. However, this student population has not completely been understood by higher education administrators and faculty and their diverse needs have not been met by existing services on campuses. This study examined factors associated with the students’ academic performance in the United States. The findings indicated that factors associated with masters and doctoral students’ academic performances were greatly different. This study suggests policies, services and programs to meet this population’s unique needs and to assist in their academic success in the ...