—Recent changes in the political atmosphere
between Taiwan and Mainland China has led to the lifting of
the long-time ban on recruiting Chinese students to study in
Taiwan. In September of 2011, more than 900 Chinese students
were admitted as degree-seekers to study in Taiwan universities.
While, the number of short-term exchange programs numbered
by the thousands. In light of the current changes from
internationalization to cross-straitization; the phenomenal
changes in policies that deals with Taiwan and Mainland China,
this presentation shall seeks to understand the various push -
pull factors and implications with regards to the Chinese
students studying in Taiwan.
—Cross-straitization, study abroad,
internationalization, study mobility, push-pull theory.
C. P. Chou is with the Department of Education, National ChengChi
University, Wenshan District, Taipei City 116, Taiwan (e-mail:
G. S. Ching is with the Graduate School of Educational Leadership and
Development, Fu Jen Catholic University, Xinzhuang District, New Taipei
City 24205, Taiwan (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Chuing Prudence Chou and Gregory S. Ching, "Cross-Straitization of Higher Education: Voices of the Mainland Chinese Students Studying in Taiwan," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 89-94, 2015.