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ERIC Number: EJ845574
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 31
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1475-2409
Teacher Expectations of Student Reading in Middle and High Schools: A Chinese Perspective
Tao, Liqing; Yuan, Haiwang; Zuo, Li; Qian, Gaoyin; Murray, Bruce
Journal of Research in International Education, v5 n3 p269-299 2006
This article investigates China's middle school and secondary school teacher expectations of student book use as an aspect of learning environments. A questionnaire was used to probe the following teacher expectations: physical accessibility of books, homework, mastery of texts and types of extra-curricular reading materials. Results showed China's teachers believed in mastering exemplary texts and the moral value of reading materials. Homework was viewed as a means to enhance student learning. The findings of the article can help educators understand better the learning environments of Chinese students and can offer a critical comparison of learning environments across cultures. (Contains 6 tables and 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China