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Crandall, JoAnn, Ed.; Kaufman, Dorit, Ed. – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), 2002
Content-based instruction (CBI) challenges ESOL teachers to teach language through specialist content in institutional settings. This volume addresses CBI negotiation between ESOL teachers and subject specialists in higher education. Writers document and evaluate courses that support the subject discipline and meet the language needs of EFL and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Course Content
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Sagliano, Michael; Greenfield, Kathleen – TESOL Journal, 1998
Describes a team-taught immersion-style, content-based program in English as a foreign language (EFL) in a Japanese college liberal arts curriculum. The collaborative model of content-based instruction differs from the typical theme-based, sheltered, and adjunct models in its educational goals and instructional format. Suggestions are made for…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, College Second Language Programs, Course Content
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Ito, Kinko – Teaching Sociology, 1993
Asserts that the United States and Japan exist in a symbiotic partnership and that sociology courses provide an excellent opportunity to teach about multicultural issues. Describes a college-level course on the sociology of Japan. Discusses teaching methods, instructional materials, and the potential for team-teaching. (CFR)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Cultural Differences
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Purkayastha, Bandana – Journal of Geography, 1995
Presents a method for teaching about cultural landscapes in introductory geography classes by comparing Italian Renaissance gardens with Japanese Zen gardens. Discusses the background and attributes of both garden types. Maintains that, by contrasting the two traditions, it is possible to illustrate cultural landscapes. (CFR)
Descriptors: Buddhism, Course Content, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
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Hirshfield, Claire – Social Studies, 1994
Discusses growing concern about negative attitudes toward Japan and Japanese people among secondary school and college students. Describes the use of quality control circles to bridge the cultural divide. Reports on the success of the program and argues that teachers have a responsibility to promote cultural understanding and diversity. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Images, Culture Conflict