Publication Date

Spring 2-11-2014

Degree Name

MA in International Education

First Advisor

David Shallenberger

Abstract

The use of recruitment agents in international student recruitment is a controversial topic with divisive and differing opinions among international education and higher education professionals. This paper researches international educator’s opinions on the use of recruitment agents in international education and explores the idea of a framework to regulate their use. A survey was sent out to international educators across the United States. 119 respondents gave their opinions on the use of agents and provided a valuable snapshot of the current outlook on the ethics and necessity of the use of agents.

Disciplines

Educational Sociology | Higher Education | International and Comparative Education

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