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Gu, Xiaoqing; Wang, Huawen; Mason, Jon – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Numerous studies have recognized collaboration as an effective way of learning. When collaboration involves students from different cultural backgrounds, a question arises: "Will cultural differences influence the manner in which roles are adopted within collaborative learning?" In this study, a correlation analysis was used to explore…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Correlation, Cultural Influences, Cross Cultural Studies
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Nguyen, Kate; Stanley, Nile; Stanley, Laurel; Rank, Astrid; Wang, Yonghui – Reading Psychology, 2016
The study compared the perceptions of adults from four countries about storytelling. Americans (N = 153), Germans (N = 163), Chinese (N = 324), and Vietnamese (N = 356) completed a survey. Americans' scores on measures of storytelling experiences were the highest overall. Americans and Germans reported having significantly more childhood…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Story Telling, Scores, Culturally Relevant Education
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Stanley, Nile; Nguyen, Kate; Wilson, Hope; Stanley, Laurel; Rank, Astrid; Wang, Yonghui – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Numerous qualitative studies, mostly with English speaking Westerners, have shown the important role of storytelling and values in promoting resilience. However, this quantitative study helps fill the gaps in the research, by investigating the mediator effects of storytelling on values and resilience of American, German, Chinese, and Vietnamese…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Vietnamese People, Literacy Education, Individual Differences
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Li, Ting – Journal of International Students, 2012
Teacher authority has long been recognized as one of the critical factors that contribute to the formation of effective learning circumstances (Haywood-Metz, 2006). A survey was developed based on Dornbusch and Scott's (1975) theoretical framework of distinction between formal authority and informal authority, named "The Attitude towards…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Asians, North Americans, College Faculty