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The Resource Understanding Chinese Engineering Doctoral Students in U. S. Institutions : A Personal Epistemology Perspective

Understanding Chinese Engineering Doctoral Students in U. S. Institutions : A Personal Epistemology Perspective

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Understanding Chinese Engineering Doctoral Students in U. S. Institutions : A Personal Epistemology Perspective
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Understanding Chinese Engineering Doctoral Students in U. S. Institutions
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A Personal Epistemology Perspective
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Understanding Chinese Engineering Doctoral Students in U. S. Institutions : A Personal Epistemology Perspective
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Understanding Chinese Engineering Doctoral Students in U. S. Institutions : A Personal Epistemology Perspective
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  • Foreword -- Preface -- Contents -- About the Author -- Abbreviations -- 1 Influx of International Talents in the United States: An Introduction -- 1.1 Influx of International Talents to the US -- 1.2 Research on Understanding Chinese Students in the US -- 1.3 Overview of This Work -- References -- Epistemological Developmental Theories and Their Applications -- 2 Epistemological Developmental Theories -- 2.1 Conceptualization of Personal Epistemology -- 2.2 Perry's Theory -- 2.3 Extension of Epistemological Development Frameworks After Perry's Theory -- 2.4 Synthesis of Theoretical Frameworks -- References -- 3 Measurement of Epistemological Development -- 3.1 Qualitative Measures of Epistemological Development -- 3.2 Quantitative Measures of Epistemological Development -- References -- 4 Personal Epistemology in Application -- 4.1 Application of Epistemological Developmental Theories in Engineering Students -- 4.2 Application of Epistemological Developmental Theories in Graduate Students -- 4.3 Application of Epistemological Developmental Theories in Chinese Students -- References -- A Research Design for Measuring Epistemological Development -- 5 Developing a Valid Survey for Personal Epistemology -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Background -- 5.3 Survey Construction -- 5.4 Content Validation -- 5.4.1 Data Collection and Analysis -- 5.4.2 Results -- 5.5 Structural Validation -- 5.5.1 Data Collection and Analysis -- 5.5.2 Results -- 5.6 Discussion -- 5.7 Conclusion -- References -- 6 A Mixed-Method Research Design -- References -- A Quantitative Exploration of Chinese Engineering Doctoral Students' Epistemological Development -- 7 Overall Profiles of Epistemological Development -- 7.1 Background -- 7.2 Method -- 7.2.1 Data Collection -- 7.2.2 Data Analysis -- 7.3 An Overall Profile of Epistemological Stages -- 7.4 Discussion -- 7.5 Conclusion
  • References -- 8 Factors Related to Epistemological Development -- 8.1 Academic Progress -- 8.1.1 Overall Picture -- 8.1.2 ANOVA -- 8.2 Places of Origin -- 8.3 Prior Master's Education -- 8.4 Enrolled Universities -- 8.5 Discussion -- 8.6 Conclusion -- References -- A Qualitative Exploration of Chinese Engineering Doctoral Students' Epistemological Thinking Styles -- 9 Stories of Chinese Engineering Doctoral Students' Epistemological Thinking Styles -- 9.1 Background -- 9.2 Methods -- 9.2.1 Data Collection -- 9.2.2 Data Analysis -- 9.3 Results -- 9.3.1 The Overall Picture -- 9.3.2 The Story of Dualistic Thinking -- 9.3.3 The Story of Multiplistic Thinking -- 9.3.4 The Story of Relativistic Thinking -- 9.3.5 The Story of Commitment to Relativistic Thinking -- 9.4 Discussions -- 9.5 Conclusion -- References -- 10 Factors Associated with Advanced Epistemological Thinking -- 10.1 People Factors -- 10.2 Experiential Factors -- 10.3 Contextual Factors -- 10.4 Discussion -- 10.5 Conclusion -- References -- 11 Lessons Learned and Future Directions -- 11.1 Lessons Learned -- 11.1.1 Impact of This Research -- 11.1.2 Applications of Perry's Theory Among Engineering Students -- 11.1.3 Extension of Perry's Theory -- 11.1.4 Understanding of Chinese Doctoral Students' Epistemological Development -- 11.1.5 Explorations of Factors Associated with Relativistic Thinking -- 11.2 Future Directions -- 11.3 Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A: Information Page to the Experts and the Expert Rating Form -- Appendix B: Complete Survey with the Modified ZCDI and the KCM Subscale -- Appendix C: Demographic Survey -- Appendix D: Interview Protocol -- Appendix E: Dualistic Thinking-Demonstration Codes -- Appendix F: Multiplistic Thinking-Demonstration Codes -- Appendix G: Relativistic Thinking-Demonstration Codes -- Appendix H: Commitment-Demonstration Codes
  • Appendix I: Relativistic Thinking-Factor Codes
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