(Re)Examining the Research on International Students: Where Are We Today?

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  • Krishna Bista University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States

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https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v6i2.360

Abstract

A working definition of an international student, as Shapiro, Farrelly and Tomas (2014) acknowledged, is “a student who moves to another country (the host country) for the purpose of pursuing tertiary or higher education e.g., college or university” (p.2). The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) defines an international student as: “Anyone who is enrolled at an institution of higher education in the United States who is not a U.S. citizen, an immigrant (permanent resident) or a refugee” (2015, para 2).

Author Biography

Krishna Bista, University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States

Dr. Krishna Bista is an Associate Professor in the Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership and Policy at Morgan State University. His research focuses on college student experiences related to classroom participation, perceptions of academic integrity, faculty-student relationships, role of advisors, and cross-cultural teaching and learning strategies in higher education. Previously, Dr. Bista served as the director of Global Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where he was Chase Endowed Professor of Education in the School of Education.

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Published

2016-04-01

How to Cite

Bista, K. (2016). (Re)Examining the Research on International Students: Where Are We Today?. Journal of International Students, 6(2), I-X. https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v6i2.360

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