ERIC Number: EJ437605
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Context Matters: Teaching in Japan and in the United States.
Sato, Nancy; McLaughlin, Milbrey W.
Phi Delta Kappan, v73 n5 p359-66 Jan 1992
Based on a University of Tokyo/Stanford University study, this article examines the context surrounding teachers' professional lives. Preliminary findings indicate similarities and differences in teacher perceptions of roles and responsibilities, institutional contexts, use of time, and professional development activities. Japanese teachers work longer hours and have broader goals and responsibilities. (27 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan; United States
IES Cited: ED377550