International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2022, 4(7); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2022.040708.
Yifan Wang1, Karthiyaini Devarajoo2
1Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, De Centrum City, Kajang, Selangor 43000, Malaysia
2Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, De Centrum City, Kajang, Selangor 43000, Malaysia
This study uses a qualitative research approach to explore the status of cross-cultural adaptation(CCA) among Chinese-Foreign Higher Education Cooperation Program (CFHECP) students from Anhui Province of China while studying in the U.S..The researchers selected 6 students and 3 faculty members from 3 related programs as the participants.With the use of the qualitative analysis software NVivo11, the researchers conducted an in-depth data analysis of the interview text, and the barriers to CCA among CFHECP students has been found, which are mainly concentrated in academic adaptation, psychological adaptation and sociocultural adaptation.The cultivation of CCA ability of these student has also been discussed.The findings of this study is significant for policy makers, CFHECP students, and the teaching staff.
CFHECP Students, Cross-cultural Adaptation, Barriers to CCA, Qualitative, NVivo11, Cultivation of CCA Ability
Yifan Wang, Karthiyaini Devarajoo.Status of Cross-Cultural Adaptation among Students in the U.S. on the Chinese-Foreign Higher Education Cooperation Program from Anhui Province of China. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 7: 46-54. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2022.040708.
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