The Meaning of Oversea Learning Experience: Taiwanese Nursing Students in the U.S.A.

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304337
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
The Meaning of Oversea Learning Experience: Taiwanese Nursing Students in the U.S.A.
Author(s):
Lei, Ruoh-Lih; Tan, Jung-Ying; Chen, Huey-Shys; Lei, Ruo-Wan
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Ruoh-Lih Lei, PhD, RN, lilylei@sunrise.hk.edu.tw; Jung-Ying Tan, PhD, RN; Huey-Shys Chen, PhD, RN, MCHES, FAAN; Ruo-Wan Lei, PhD;
Abstract:

Poster presented on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Monday, July 22, 2013

Background: Globalization is the trend for nursing education, nursing practice, and nursing research. In Taiwan, it is an important issue for nursing education to be internationalized. 

Purpose: The main purpose of this study was to explore the experience of oversea learning for Taiwanese nursing students.

Methods: A qualitative research design was adopted, using semi-structured interviews with nursing 10 college students who had oversea learning experiences. Nine female and 1 male students participated in the study. Data was analyzed by thematic data analysis.

 Results: After data analysis, there were two themes and six categories emerged. They were: A. Learning Achievement (a)growth of nursing professional experience (b); increasing language proficiency; (c)engaging into multi-cultural background; (d) self-identity reconstruction, B. Learning Predicament, (a) unpredictable anxiety (b)language deficiency (c)culture shock. 

Conclusion: The results of this study disclosed our understanding of the experience and meaning about the oversea learning experience from nursing students. It also provided the information for nursing school teacher in future oversea studying plan.(This study was supported by grants HK-MNRC-100-8)

Key words: Taiwanese nursing students, oversea learning experience, multi-cultural

Keywords:
Oversea learning experience; Multi-cultural; Taiwanese nursing students
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.
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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe Meaning of Oversea Learning Experience: Taiwanese Nursing Students in the U.S.A.en_GB
dc.contributor.authorLei, Ruoh-Lihen_GB
dc.contributor.authorTan, Jung-Yingen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChen, Huey-Shysen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLei, Ruo-Wanen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen_GB
dc.author.detailsRuoh-Lih Lei, PhD, RN, lilylei@sunrise.hk.edu.tw; Jung-Ying Tan, PhD, RN; Huey-Shys Chen, PhD, RN, MCHES, FAAN; Ruo-Wan Lei, PhD;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304337-
dc.description.abstract<p>Poster presented on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Monday, July 22, 2013</p>Background: Globalization is the trend for nursing education, nursing practice, and nursing research. In Taiwan, it is an important issue for nursing education to be internationalized.  <p><b>Purpose: </b>The main purpose of this study was to explore the experience of oversea learning for Taiwanese nursing students. <p><b>Methods: </b> A qualitative research design was adopted, using semi-structured interviews with nursing 10 college students who had oversea learning experiences. Nine female and 1 male students participated in the study. Data was analyzed by thematic data analysis. <p> <b>Results: </b>After data analysis, there were two themes and six categories emerged. They were: A. Learning Achievement (a)growth of nursing professional experience (b); increasing language proficiency; (c)engaging into multi-cultural background; (d) self-identity reconstruction, B. Learning Predicament, (a) unpredictable anxiety (b)language deficiency (c)culture shock.  <p><b>Conclusion: </b>The results of this study disclosed our understanding of the experience and meaning about the oversea learning experience from nursing students. It also provided the information for nursing school teacher in future oversea studying plan.(This study was supported by grants HK-MNRC-100-8) <p><b>Key words</b>: Taiwanese nursing students, oversea learning experience, multi-culturalen_GB
dc.subjectOversea learning experienceen_GB
dc.subjectMulti-culturalen_GB
dc.subjectTaiwanese nursing studentsen_GB
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:33:49Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:33:49Z-
dc.conference.date2013en_GB
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen_GB
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.en_GB
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