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URN etd-0826118-164119
Author Iuliia Balkhanova
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Department Global Human Resource Management English MBA Program
Year 2018
Semester 1
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language English
Title ESL Teachers' Challenges in Taiwan
Date of Defense 2018-09-06
Page Count 131
Keyword
  • expatriate, English-teaching, motivation, challenges, discrimination, stereotyping, culture
  • Abstract Over the past few years globalization has affected learning and teaching English in Asia. The number of expatriate English teachers is growing rapidly in Taiwan and throughout East Asia. The purpose of this study is to examine challenges both expatriate and local English teachers face and the ways they deal with the challenges. The findings reveal that some participants have experienced racial discrimination. The challenges include: regulations and wages, culture differences, language barrier and communication problems. The study also discovered that violations of psychological contract is not a common practice in ESL settings. Additionally, a link between stereotyping and discrimination has been found. Based on the results, the study provides a few solutions and recommendations.
    Advisory Committee
  • Linda Chen - chair
  • Francois - co-chair
  • David C. McConville - advisor
  • Files
  • etd-0826118-164119.pdf
  • Indicate in-campus at 99 year and off-campus access at 99 year.
    Date of Submission 2018-09-26

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