Available Online: 3 July 2020
Graduate Student, Graduate Institute of Educational Leadership and Development, Taiwan
Professor, Graduate Institute of Educational Leadership and Development, Taiwan
The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between academic adjustment and global mobility of foreign students. First of all, this study starts by conducting a literature review in order to establish a theoretical base. According to the research purposes and the questions, the researcher put forward, a questionnaire was developed in order to investigate foreign students’ academic adjustment and global mobility. A total of 316 valid questionnaires were collected in this study, with 191 males and 125 females. Further applications and suggestions are proposed in accordance with the relevant results. This study finds significant differences in global mobility between the groups of males and females, especially in communication and in professional competence. In communication, the males are better than the females. Moreover, in Professional Competence, the males are also better than the females. The males are confident of applying the professional aptitudes in the future. There are significant differences in the ability to find solutions and the service satisfactions in different genders. According to the results of this study, the suggestions and applications, the researcher put forward as a reference for educational administration agencies, schools, and further studies in the future.
Keywords: foreign student; academic adjustment; global mobility; professional competence; service satisfaction
Cite this article:
Huang, C.-Y., & Lin, S.-L. (2020). A study on the relationship between academic adjustment and global mobility of foreign students in Taiwan. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 9(4), 45-58. https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrse.2020.5805