A Qualitative Case Study of Chinese Teaching Assistants' Communication in the U.S. University Classroom

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Lu, Lina
Graduate teaching assistants -- United States; Foreign teachers -- United States; Intercultural communication -- United States; Communication in education -- United States; Education; International and Intercultural Communication
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This is an exploratory, interpretive study, focusing on classroom communication experiences of Chinese teaching assistants (CTA) in a U.S. university. The research asked: What are CTAs' experiences communicating in the U.S. university classroom? How do they interpret their experiences from their own perspective? And what is their emergent adaptation pattern to the U.S. university classroom?