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Palgrave Studies on Chinese Education in a Global Perspective

Chinese Overseas Students and Intercultural Learning Environments

Academic Adjustment, Adaptation and Experience

Authors: Zhu, Jiani

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About this book

What happens when East travels West? In today’s increasingly globalized world, these collisions are becoming increasingly common in universities– especially due to the growth of migratory students . As the largest international population studying abroad in the world, Chinese students’ learning experience in an intercultural environment calls for more attention. This book covers an array of problems common to Chinese students studying abroad and explores how these students academically adjust to an intercultural environment. It also highlights how they familiarize themselves with the education system, ranging from the types of courses, academic tasks and examinations to the structure of the education as a whole in the host country, as they negotiate the gulf between academic expectations at home versus those in the host university environment and communicate with domestic lecturers and students. 

About the authors

Jiani Zhu is an Assistant Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in the Graduate School of Education, China where her research interests include academic adjustment of international Chinese students and scholars.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • An Introduction to International Chinese Students

    Zhu, Jiani

    Pages 1-40

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  • Review of Literature on International Chinese Students

    Zhu, Jiani

    Pages 41-102

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  • An Unprepared Academic Journey: Pre-departure Adjustment

    Zhu, Jiani

    Pages 103-129

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  • A Hard Landing: Beginning the Study Abroad

    Zhu, Jiani

    Pages 131-155

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  • The Battle Continues: Negotiating with the Differences

    Zhu, Jiani

    Pages 157-173

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eBook 74,96 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-53393-7
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Hardcover 93,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-53392-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Chinese Overseas Students and Intercultural Learning Environments
Book Subtitle
Academic Adjustment, Adaptation and Experience
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies on Chinese Education in a Global Perspective
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-53393-7
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-53393-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-53392-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 259
Number of Illustrations and Tables
27 illustrations in colour
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