The People's Republic of China's foreign exchange business

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dc.contributor Mantero, Miguel
dc.contributor Wilson, Elizabeth K.
dc.contributor Lovorn, Michael
dc.contributor Kuntz, Aaron M.
dc.contributor.advisor Sunal, Cynthia S.
dc.contributor.author Walker, Juan
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-01T16:23:59Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-01T16:23:59Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.other u0015_0000001_0000785
dc.identifier.other Walker_alatus_0004D_10879
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/1289
dc.description Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this research project was to better understand the attitudes and beliefs of undergraduate exchange students from the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) regarding economics. We focused on general background, economics education, international views and domestic views. For the case study, the participants (n=10) used an online system called Nicenet over a 4 week period to presents their views. Qualitative data was gathered from the transcripts of the online sessions. In this study, literature on PRC economics and within a sociocultural framework was explored. Themes emerged within this study that included: 1) in regards to secondary education, the students were aware of the strong role that education plays in their economic success, 2) in regards to the issues related to university attitudes, the participants expressed what they viewed as positive and negative aspects of studying abroad, and 3) in regards to issues of mainland China, the students referred to their collective knowledge about the PRC. The results of this study lend credence and value to educational research investigations for multiple perspectives, as in this case, PRC students and their attitudes and beliefs regarding economics.
dc.format.extent 170 p.
dc.format.medium electronic
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher University of Alabama Libraries
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Electronic Theses and Dissertations
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Libraries Digital Collections
dc.relation.hasversion born digital
dc.rights All rights reserved by the author unless otherwise indicated.
dc.subject.other Secondary education
dc.subject.other Economics
dc.title The People's Republic of China's foreign exchange business
dc.type thesis
dc.type text
etdms.degree.department University of Alabama. Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction
etdms.degree.discipline Secondary Education
etdms.degree.grantor The University of Alabama
etdms.degree.level doctoral
etdms.degree.name Ph.D.


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