ERIC Number: EJ643835
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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In Search of an East Asian Identity in Mathematics Education.
Leung, Frederick K. S.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v47 n1 p35-51 2001
Discusses the features of East Asian mathematics education and its underlying values in contrast to features and values in the West. Presented in terms of six dichotomies: (1) product versus process; (2) rote learning versus meaningful learning; (3) studying hard versus pleasurable learning; (4) extrinsic versus intrinsic motivations; (5) whole class teaching versus individualized learning; and (6) competence of teachers: subject matter versus pedagogy. (Author/MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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Identifiers - Location: Asia