Chinese International Students’ Experiences in American Higher Education Institutes: A Critical Review of the Literature

  • Qianqian Zhang-Wu Boston College, United States
Keywords: American higher education, Chinese international students, colorblind racism

Abstract

Using database searches in ProQuest Sociology, Education Research Complete, ERIC, and Google Scholar, this landscape literature review provides research synthesis and analysis on research designs, underlying assumptions and findings of 21 recent peer-reviewed scholarly articles focusing on Chinese international students’ experiences in American higher education institutes. Patterns observed across studies regarding colorblind racism are presented in the discussion. Towards the end, this review closes with implications and directions for future research.

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Author Biography

Qianqian Zhang-Wu, Boston College, United States

QIANQIAN ZHANG-WU is a PhD candidate in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the Lynch School of Education, Boston College. Her major research interests lie in the area of bilingualism, bilingual education, higher education research and multiculturalism. 

Published
2018-04-01
How to Cite
Zhang-Wu, Q. (2018). Chinese International Students’ Experiences in American Higher Education Institutes: A Critical Review of the Literature. Journal of International Students, 8(2), 1173-1197. https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v8i2.139
Section
Research Articles