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G235 Presentation

  1. 1. International
Students
in
Higher
Education

  2. 2. Research
Method
   Interviewing

   Strengths

   Opinions

   Meanings
differ
among
people
(national
origin,
 social
class,
sex,
gender,
socioeconomic)
   Personal
insights
   Learn
something
new


  3. 3.   Weaknesses
   Who
to
interview?
Friends
or
strangers?
   Establishing
trust
with
a
stranger
   Transcribing
data
   Formulating
good
questions
   Needs
good
communication
skills



  4. 4. Applied
Method
   Humanism
Perspective

   The
interpretation
and
understanding
of
social
 events
by
analyzing
their
meanings
to
the
human
 participants
and
their
culture
   <
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermeneutics#Sociology>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

  5. 5. Applied
Method
   Strengths
   Accepting
diversity
   Be
open
minded
to
social
issues
   Encourages
people
to
be
ethical
   Desire
to
learn
from
different
perspectives


  6. 6. Applied
Method
   Weaknesses
   Are
the
informants
being
truthful?
   Lacked
of
empirical
data
to
support
the
concept




  7. 7. 
 
 The
Informants
   10
international
students
   5
male,
5
female
   Various
nationality


   Ranging
from
freshman
to
graduate
students


  8. 8. 
 
 Sample
Questions
   Why
IU?
   If
you
can
choose,
where
would
you
prefer
to
 go?
   How
do
you
pay
for
college?
   Major?
Why?
   How
do
you
deal
with
cultural
barriers?

  9. 9. Globalization
   Refers
to
trends
in
higher
education
that
have
 cross‐national
implications
   Global
market
place
for
students

  10. 10. Economic
Contribution
   Indiana
University‐Bloomington
   2007‐2008
   $102,580,000
   94%
of
IU’s
undergrads
are
self
contributing
   US
Total:
15.5
billion

  11. 11. IU
Bloomington
   Fall
2008
   4,313
international
students

(10.66%)
   Top
10
countries
   S.
Korea
(1,092)
   China

(607)
   India
(563)
   Taiwan
(281)
   Hong
Kong
(205)
   Japan
(131)
   Canada
(109)
   Indonesia
(107)
   Turkey
(102)
   Kazakhstan
(67)

  12. 12. Top
10
countries

  13. 13. Enrollment
Trends

  14. 14. Top
US
Institutions

  1
 University
of
Southern
California
 
 7,189
  2
 
NYU
 
 
 
 6,404
  3
 
Columbia
 
 
 6,297
  4

 University
of
Illinois‐Champaign
 
 5,933
 5

 Purdue
 
 
 5,772
  6

 University
of
Michigan‐Ann
Arbor
 
  7

 UCLA
  8

 Univ.
Texas‐Austin
  9

 Harvard
  10

 Boston
Univ.
  11

 UPenn
  12

 SUNY
Buffalo
 13

 IU
Bloomington
 
 
 4,313
 
  14
 
Ohio
State
 
  15
 
Michigan
State
  16

 Univ.
of
Florida
  17

 Texas
A&M
  18

 Arizona
State
  19

 Cornell
  20

 Univ.
of
Wisconsin
 
 
 3,910
  http://opendoors.iienetwork.org/?p=131530

  15. 15. US
total
   2007‐2008
   623,805
total
international
students
(3.5%)
   The
majority
concentrated
in
California,
 Massachusetts,
New
York,
Texas,
Pennsylvania
 and
Illinois

  16. 16. Fields
of
Study
   Business

 
 20%
   Engineering
 
 17%
   Social
Sciences
 9%
   Physical
Sciences
 18%
   Others

 
 
 36%


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