Magazine article International Educator

Journal of Studies in International Education

Magazine article International Educator

Journal of Studies in International Education

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The February 2015 issue of the Journal of Studies in International Education (JSIE) features the following articles:

* "Internationalization and Global Tension: Lessons From History"-Philip G. Altbach of Boston College and Hans de Wit of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore examine the question of whether increasingly widespread conflicts in the world today might have an impact on progress in the area of international higher education cooperation.

* "Roles of University Support for International Students in the United States: Analysis of a Systematic Model of University Identification, University Support, and Psychological Well-Being" -Jaehee Cho and Hongsik Yu of ChungAng University explore the concept of organizational support, examining the effects of university support on international students studying in the United States.

* "Preparing Medical Graduates for an Interconnected World: Current Practices and Future Possibilities for Internationalizing the Medical Curriculum in Different Contexts"-Alexander Stütz and Wendy Green of the University of Queensland and Lindy McAllister and Diann Eley of the University of Sydney highlight the emphasis placed on international mobility, global health, and cultural competency as ways to address internationalization of the curriculum within the discipline of medicine. They also look at the influence of national and regional contexts on internationalizing the curriculum by comparing approaches from Germany and Australia.

* "Taiwanese College Students' Motivation and Engagement for English Learning in the Context of Internationalization at Home: A Comparison of Students in EMI and Non-EMI Programs"-Yih-Lan Ellen Chen and Deborah Kraklow of Ming Chuan University investigate the factors that lead students to participate in English as the medium of instruction (EMI) programs, particularly the relationship between motivation and engagement. …

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