Research Perspectives on International Students

Christine Loy (1)
(1) Erziehungswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Grundschuldidaktik Sachunterricht (Sozialwissenschaften), Marschnerstr. 31, 04109 Leipzig, Germany , Germany

Abstract

This article provides a review on assumptions that guide research on international students. Five adaptation approaches (normative conflict, personality trait, friendships, orientation task of higher education institutions and plurality orientation of higher education institutions) as well as a biographical and a motivation approach are presented. These approaches are evaluated as regards to their scientific insight, and the biographical approach is proposed as the most holistic approach.

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Christine Loy
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Loy, C. (2020). Research Perspectives on International Students. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 20(1), 65–75. https://doi.org/10.36923/jicc.v20i1.296

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