Education and the Chinese Immigration Experience

Published on June 14, 2017  

Students Kloe Freeman and Mallory Killam produced this podcast, interviewing Dr. Jing Wu about the difference in cultures and education between the two countries.

Chapters

Introduction - Chinese Immigration in the United States Historically and in the Present Day

Kloe and Mallory introduce the interviewee, Jing Wu and the focus of their podcast. They provide background for Chinese Immigration in the United States.
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Immigrating to the United States - Pursuing a Post-Doc

Jing Wu relates why she immigrated to America to pursue a post-doc. Kloe and Mallory discuss this trend of Chinese scholars and scientists seeking post-doc work in the United States because of greater opportunity there.
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China's Efforts to Keep its Scientists and Scholars

Despite the trend in China of immigration to the United States for those seeking post-doc work, Jing Wu observes that many of her peers remained in China for their post-doc work. Kloe and Mallory observe how China has made efforts in recent years to entice its scholars and scientists to remain in China for post-doc work.
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Visa Options and Their Influence on Immigration and Job Opportunities

Jing discusses how the two visa options, the J-1 and the H-1B have impacted her and her husband in the United States. Kloe and Mallory explain the visa process and relevant statistics to immigrants in the United States.
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Education in the United States Vs. Education in China - A Comparison

Jing compares the education systems of United States and China based on her own experiences in China and as it regards her children and their educational experience in the United States.
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Transcript

Audio Information
InterviewerKloe Freeman and Mallory Killam
IntervieweeJing Wu
RepositorySamford University Oral History Collection