Cultural factors influencing Eastern and Western engineering students' choice of university

Hua Li Jian, Frode Eika Sandnes, Yo Ping Huang, Yueh Min Huang

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摘要

Insight into factors that affect students' choice of university is useful when designing study programmes, especially in global competition for students. This study focuses on Taiwanese and Norwegian students' preferences for university, study programme, course qualities and future career qualities. Hofstede's model was used to predict culture-related differences. A pair-wise decision questionnaire was used to conduct measurements. Cultural differences were observed in relation to choice of university, course qualities and future careers. Discipline of study had only minor impact on students' preferences. The results suggest that a career-relevant curriculum is culture-neutral. Moreover, personal advice is the most preferred factor among Taiwanese students when choosing university.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)147-160
頁數14
期刊European Journal of Engineering Education
35
發行號2
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2010 五月 1

指紋

cultural factors
Students
engineering
university
study program
career
student
cultural difference
Curricula
curriculum
questionnaire

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Engineering(all)

引用此文

Jian, Hua Li ; Sandnes, Frode Eika ; Huang, Yo Ping ; Huang, Yueh Min. / Cultural factors influencing Eastern and Western engineering students' choice of university. 於: European Journal of Engineering Education. 2010 ; 卷 35, 編號 2. 頁 147-160.
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