Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Educational Foundations & Leadership
Christopher R. Glass
Alan M. Schwitzer
Dana D. Burnett
The study examines the primary aspects of academic, cultural, and social challenges affecting international students attending community colleges in rural Appalachia. Through qualitative interviews with international students, this study explores academic, cultural, and social challenges. Implications for programs to assist international students in their adaptation to rural U.S. community colleges is discussed.
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Guyton, Deirdre T..
"Adjusting to Community College as an International Student in Appalachia"
(2017). Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Dissertation, Educational Foundations & Leadership, Old Dominion University, DOI: 10.25777/4kec-av73