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ERIC Number: ED442698
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 347
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
West Meets East in Malaysia and Singapore. Participants' Papers. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program 1999 (Malaysia and Singapore).
Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange, Kuala Lumpur.
These projects were completed by participants in the Fulbright-Hays summer seminar in Malaysia and Singapore in 1999. The participants represented various regions of the U.S. and different grade levels and subject areas. The seminar offered a comprehensive overview of how the people of Malaysia and Singapore live, work, and strive towards their vision of a more secure east-west relationship without sacrificing their history or culture. In addition, seminars were presented about Malaysia's geography and history, the political structure, cultural plurality, religions, economy, educational system, aspirations and goals for the future, and contemporary issues facing the society. The 15 projects are: (1) "Rice Cultivation of Malaysia" (Klaus J. Bayr); (2) "Mahathir of Malaysia" (Larry G. Beall); (3) "The Politics of Development of Malaysia: A Five Week Course Segment for an Undergraduate Course on Politics in Developing Areas" (George P. Brown); (4) "Patterns of Urban Geography: A Comparison of Cities in Southeast Asia and the United States" (Robert J. Czerniak); (5) "The Domestic and Foreign Effects of the Politics of Modernization in Malaysia" (Henry D. Fearnley); (6) "Colonialism, Racial Diversity and Income Inequalities in Malaysia" (Baher Ghosheh); (7) "West Meets East in Malaysia and Singapore" (Kathryn A. Megyeri); (8) "Managing Cultural Diversity: Reflections on Multiculturalism in Malaysia" (Digambar Mishra); (9) "The Education of the Artist in Malaysia: A Survey of Tertiary Level Programs in Art and Design, and Resources on Cultural Policy" (James F. Morris); (10) "Culture and Child Development Lessons from Malaysia" (Susan G. Nummedal); (11) "Malaysia and Singapore: The Politics of Diversity" (Joseph L. Overton); (12) "Reading around Singapore" (Constance G. Pappas); (13) "West Meets East in Selected Literature of Malaysia and Singapore: An Annotated Bibliography of Malaysian and Singaporean Literature Written in English for Teachers of South East Asian Literature and Culture" (Pearlie M. Peters); (14) "The Asian World Project: An Instructional Model for Asian Studies and World Feast Celebrations for the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics" (Jane Craver Shlensky); and (15) "West Meets East in Malaysia and Singapore" (Genevieve R. Thompson). (BT)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange, Kuala Lumpur.
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia; Singapore