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Volume 2012, Article ID 289356, 5 pages
Research Article

Social Networking Sites and Educational Adaptation in Higher Education: A Case Study of Chinese International Students in New Zealand

1School of Economics and Management, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, 210044 Nanjing, China
2Institute of Information and Mathematical Sciences, Massey University, 0745 Auckland, New Zealand

Received 31 October 2011; Accepted 11 December 2011

Academic Editors: S. M. Chibisov and M. Pitzalis

Copyright © 2012 Ling Cao and Tingting Zhang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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