View Vol. 2 ,  Iss. 2and3 (October 2019)

Journal of International Education and Practice

ISSN: 2630-516X (Online)

Vol. 2 , Iss. 2and3 (October 2019)


  • The Impact of a Comprehensive Program on College Success of Academically and Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Students

    Corliss Brown Thompson, Yufeng Qian

    Article ID: 1161
    369  (Abstract) 93  (Download)


    Low rates in college graduation and persistence have been a significant and persistent issue among urban high school graduates in the Unites States of America, especially for the academically and socioeconomically disadvantaged student population. In response to a college completion initiative, higher education institutions in one large city have joined forces to battle this issue.... More

  • Sono4Students – A student Sonography Project

    Florian Konrad Johannes Recker

    Article ID: 903
    161  (Abstract) 22  (Download)


    Clinical sonography is of high significance in the daily medical practice. This field is growing more and more important and larger in clinical daily routine and is used numerously in today’s medicine. Clinical sonography is a useful tool, which burdens the patients less than other investigation technologies, by quickly confirming suspected diagnoses or excluding differential... More

  • Strangers in a New Land: Rural School Personnel’s Perceptions of the Implementation of an International Student Program

    Caryn A Lasky

    Article ID: 1240
    253  (Abstract) 36  (Download)

    Abstract: Many high schools in the northeastern United States have suffered from declining enrollment due to a declining population of school-age children in the region. Administrators, counselors and teachers perceive many impacts of the implementation of an international student program at a rural high school. This qualitative case study reveals that the rural high school’s unique... More

  • Athletic Participation and Academic Achievement of High School Students: A Longitudinal Study of Athletic and Non-Athletic Participants

    Robert F. McCarthy

    Article ID: 1256
    3564  (Abstract) 75  (Download)

    Abstract: The majority of extant research studies have established that high school students’ athletic participation is positively associated with several educational outcomes, including academic performance. However, the effect of long-term athletic participation on academic performance remains unclear. Using a longitudinal data of 220 students from a high school in eastern Massachusetts of the United States, this... More

  • Implementing the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement: A Case Study of the Vhembe West District, South Africa

    Rammbuda Mulatedzi Calvin

    Article ID: 1006
    425  (Abstract) 57  (Download)


    This qualitative study was undertaken to investigate how district officials implemented Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement in the Vhembe West District in South Africa. Interview data were collected and used for themes identification. The study identified the following challenges that the district officials experienced as they performed their duties: insufficient resources, lack of finances to... More

  • Is Shared Governance Feasible in Public Higher Education Institutions of China?

    Kai Zhou

    Article ID: 1105
    183  (Abstract) 39  (Download)


    Economic development and rapid changes in technology have considerable impact on higher education in China. To prepare skilled highly-educated workforce and meet the demand for research development and productivity, higher education institutions in China are under a great pressure of adapting and implementing organizational change (Li et al. 2011).  This paper starts with... More