PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Global http://chronicle.com/section/Global/433/ 2016-02-13T18:47:38-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Why the OECD Wants a Global Effort to Measure Student Learning http://chronicle.com/article/Why-the-OECD-Wants-a-Global/235264 2016-02-10T11:01:00-05:00 Without it, judgments about the quality of colleges will be based on "flawed" rankings, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's director for education and skills. By Nicola Jenvey, for University World News How a Little-Known Program for Foreign Students Became Embroiled in a Hot-Button National Debate http://chronicle.com/article/How-a-Little-Known-Program-for/234973 2016-01-20T04:55:00-05:00 A legal fight over workplace training has left thousands of students in limbo and could threaten the international appeal of American universities. By Karin Fischer Cheating by International Students Rampant at British Universities, Says Newspaper http://chronicle.com/article/Cheating-by-International/234904 2016-01-13T11:19:00-05:00 An investigation by The Times revealed that nearly 50,000 students, many of them from overseas, were caught cheating in the last three years.  By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News The Spy Who Wasn't http://chronicle.com/article/The-Spy-Who-Wasnt/234857 2016-01-10T18:47:00-05:00 The case of a Chinese-American scholar falsely accused of espionage fuels concerns about racial profiling and a possible chill in international research collaboration. By Karin Fischer Many Arab Students Go to the U.S., But Rarely Is the Reverse True http://chronicle.com/article/Many-Arab-Students-Go-to-the/234818 2016-01-06T11:00:00-05:00 Arab interest in attending American colleges continues to grow, while few students from the United States study in the Middle East and North Africa. By Wagdy Sawahel, for Al-Fanar Media For International Students Enrolling in Graduate Schools, Master’s Programs Rule http://chronicle.com/article/For-International-Students/234642 2015-12-17T03:56:00-05:00 More than three-quarters of new students pursue master’s or graduate certificates, but the interest varies greatly by country. By Karin Fischer Britain Ranks Ahead of U.S. in International-Student Satisfaction, Says Survey http://chronicle.com/article/Britain-Ranks-Ahead-of-US-in/234641 2015-12-16T13:53:00-05:00 The report bolsters British efforts to do more to attract foreign undergraduates to its universities. By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News EU Looks to Attract More Top-Notch Researchers and Students From Abroad http://chronicle.com/article/EU-Looks-to-Attract-More/234545 2015-12-09T13:33:00-05:00 The bloc wants to ease entrance and residency rules as part of a larger effort to make it more economically competitive globally. By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News Russia Creates Plan To Recruit Foreign Researchers http://chronicle.com/article/Russia-Creates-Plan-To-Recruit/234355 2015-11-25T11:24:00-05:00 The Russian government is pushing top universities to hire more overseas scientists as part of an effort to bolster the institutions' international standings.  By Eugene Vorotnikov, for University World News For Study-Abroad Offices, Sexual-Assault Cases May Be Unfamiliar Territory http://chronicle.com/article/For-Study-Abroad-Offices/234306 2015-11-23T03:55:00-05:00 Officials ask about their legal obligations under Title IX and the Clery Act when students report such incidents overseas. By Sarah Brown and Karin Fischer Report Shows Global Disparities in Where Researchers Work http://chronicle.com/article/Report-Shows-Global/234263 2015-11-18T15:19:00-05:00 A majority of the world's researchers -- 72 percent -- reside in China, the European Union, Japan, Russia, and the United States, says Unesco.   By Nicola Jenvey, for University World News Syrian Students Contend With Growing Anti-Refugee Rhetoric http://chronicle.com/article/Syrian-Students-Contend-With/234241 2015-11-18T03:46:52-05:00 As more political leaders argue for a ban on resettling refugees, students from Syria say they want to educate Americans about who they are. By Karin Fischer Why Growth in International Enrollments Could Soon Be Slowing http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Growth-in-International/234181 2015-11-16T00:01:00-05:00 Economic problems in China and changes in government scholarship programs may hinder the unprecedented increases in foreign students. By Karin Fischer Overseas Students Pour Into Some American Campuses, but Other Colleges Haven’t Kept Up With the Growth http://chronicle.com/article/Overseas-Students-Pour-Into/234200 2015-11-16T00:01:00-05:00 Not everyone’s benefiting from the international-enrollment boom, a Chronicle analysis shows. By Karin Fischer Britain Wants Universities to Focus More on Students http://chronicle.com/article/Britain-Wants-Universities-to/234144 2015-11-10T15:44:00-05:00 Under a new government proposal, institutions would be pushed to improve teaching and access for disadvantaged students.  By David Jobbins, for University World News Middle-East Governments Are Shutting the Door on Scholars http://chronicle.com/article/Middle-East-Governments-Are/234143 2015-11-10T15:29:00-05:00 Gaining access to countries in the region has never been easy, but academics say they are facing growing repression. By Ursula Lindsey, for Al-Fanar Media British Academics Pledge to Boycott Israeli Universities http://chronicle.com/article/British-Academics-Pledge-to/234032 2015-11-02T16:13:00-05:00 More than 340 professors have joined the protest and said it is aimed at Israeli institutions, not individual Israeli researchers.    By Brendan O'Malley, for University World News The Resilient Spirit of Syrian Students http://chronicle.com/article/The-Resilient-Spirit-of-Syrian/233972 2015-10-28T15:30:00-04:00 The story of Syrian refugees is often bleak, but in a trip to Turkey the author finds himself surprised by their persistence and motivation.   By David Wheeler, for Al-Fanar Media Reflections From a Revolution http://chronicle.com/interactives/umbrella_revolution 2015-10-21T12:32:00-04:00 A year after pro-democracy protests shook Hong Kong, students look back on a time of rebellion, hardship, and hope. Photographs and Interviews by Mark Leong To Appeal to American Universities, Chinese Students Embrace the Art of Argument http://chronicle.com/article/To-Appeal-to-American/233796 2015-10-18T20:12:11-04:00 A debate league started by two Americans pushes students to reject rote learning and discuss touchy topics. By Karin Fischer