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ERIC Number: ED140606
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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Cultural Factors in Learning and Education.
Aboud, Frances E., Ed.; Meade, Robert D., Ed.
The Fifth Western Symposium on Learning, held November 15 and 16, 1973, considered the question of how cultural factors affect learning that produces important differences in personality. The following papers, with commentaries, are collected in this volume: (1) "Cultural Factors in Learning and Education: Opening Remarks," by Paul Woodring; (2) "Varieties of Intellectual Experience," by Harrison Gough; (3) "Varieties of Cognitive Competence in a Cross-Cultural Context" (commentary on Gough's paper), by Karl Holzmuller and Ana Holzmuller; (4) "Personality, Race and Social Class Determinants of Occupational Goals," by Lawrence W. Littig; (5) "Motivation: Antecedent to Learning" (commentary on Littig's paper), by Ralph Glebe and Robert D. Meade; (6) "Culture and Language as Factors in Learning and Education," by Wallace E. Lambert; (7) "Bilingualism: Is It Desirable?" (commentary on Lambert's paper), by Frances E. Aboud; (8) "Cultural Tolerance, Learning and Education," by Thomas A. Billings; (9) "Another Point of View" (commentary on Billings' paper), by Peter J. Elich; (10) "Cultural Impact on School Achievement," by Robert L. Thorndike; (11) "Culture, Family, Economics and Education" (commentary on Thorndike's paper), by Evelyn P. Mason and Thomas M. Smith; (12) "Kinship, Psychosocial Homeostasis (PSH) and Learning," by Francis L. K. Hsu; and (13) "The Limits of Human Potential" (commentary on Hsu's paper), by George Cvetkovich and Frank Pasquale. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Washington Univ., Bellingham.