Descriptive Study of Student Incivility in the People's Republic of China
Disruptive student behavior is an emerging concern in institutions of higher education in the People's Republic of China (PRC). Faculty from a nursing college in the PRC expressed a desire to study the type and frequency of student incivility. Nursing faculty from the United States of America and the PRC collaborated on a study to measure faculty and student perceptions of student incivility in a Chinese nursing college. Student incivility in nursing education is a relatively new field of investigation; however, this preliminary study in the PRC shows it to be a substantial problem that needs to be addressed.
Clark, Cynthia; Otterness, Nancy; Jun, Wu Ya; Allerton, Barbara W.; Juan, Cao Mei; Black, Mikal; and Wei, Fu. (2010). "Descriptive Study of Student Incivility in the People's Republic of China". Journal of Cultural Diversity, 17(4), 136-143.