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ERIC Number: ED471818
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 489
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Malaysia/Singapore: Where Asian Cultures Meet. Participants' Papers. Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program, 2001 (Malaysia and Singapore).
Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange, Kuala Lumpur.
The general objective of the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program is to help U.S. educators enhance their international understanding and increase their knowledge of the people and culture of other countries. This particular program offered participants an overview of life in Malaysia and Singapore through seminars and other activities. Participants' papers in this collection are: "You've Got Mail: Pen Pals from Malaysia" (N. Brangwin); "World Tour Malaysia" (J. Campe); "Malaysia Creative Connection" (Beverly Crow-Stromme); "Postcards from Malaysia" (M. Dahl); "Malaysia: Where East Meets West" (D. Godfrey); "Japanese Treatment of Prisoners of War during World War II" (L. Gunter); "Malaysian Animals and Their Rainforest Habitat" (A. La Tour); "Celebrate Malaysia: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum Unit" (A. Loughlin); "A Study of Sarawak and the Native People" (M. J. Morris); "Making Personal Connections to Create Global Understanding: Helping Young Children Build Relationships through the Use of Technology" (M. R. Patel); "Plants and Animals in the Malaysian Rain Forest" (B. Paul); "Malaysia and Singapore: Where Asian Cultures Meet" (C. Steinbacher); "The Role and Status of the English Language in Multiethnic/Multilingual Malaysia" (Y. St. Hill); "Dress and Body Adornment in Malaysia" (C. E. Warner); "Malaysia in Our Classroom: Activities" (M. Wong); and "People of the Cedar and People of the Hornbill: A Cross Cultural Comparison of Northwest Coastal Natives of Washington State, USA, and the Ibans of Sarawak, Malaysia" (J. Younkin). (BT)
Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program, Center for International Education, U.S. Department of Education, International Education & Graduate Program Services, 1990 K Street NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-5332. Web site:,
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange, Kuala Lumpur.
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia; Singapore