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Cortazzi, Martin; Jin, Lixian – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2021
This paper employs the innovative method of Elicited Metaphor Analysis to present original research in Malaysia into students' metaphors for 'language'. We summarize reasons why language and first/ second language learning are centrally important in education, and show patterned features of language metaphors in proverbs and in teacher talk about…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Language Usage, Native Language, Second Language Learning
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Kan, Koon-Hwee – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2021
This article features a creative fabrication project assigned to participants in a short-term education abroad program at a Midwestern state university in the US. The Get-in-Touch assignment merged intercultural research and studio work to enrich and transform participants' travel experience in China. Several aesthetic stances (mimetic,…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Assignments, Studio Art, Travel
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Bi, Lijun; Fang, Xiangshu – Children's Literature in Education, 2020
This paper examines the changing presentation of teachers in the post-Mao era. The image of teachers was almost sacred in traditional Confucian society until Mao Zedong launched China's Cultural Revolution in 1966, when children were encouraged to use the pretext of class struggle to critique and even to attack their teachers. As such, restoring…
Descriptors: Chinese, Childrens Literature, Moral Development, Asian Culture
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Wang, Yu-Han – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2020
Cultural and creative industries have become prosperous, and successful examples in the UK have inspired many countries to commercialise their own cultures by integrating their cultural values into art and design production. Inspired by this trend, the aim of this project is to increase awareness of traditional Chinese cultural aesthetics in…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Aesthetics, Foreign Countries, Design
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Yu, Zhuo; Leung, Bo-Wah – International Journal of Music Education, 2019
The Ministry of Education of China issued a new document of Music Curriculum Standards in 2011 substituting the old version of 2001. This study aims to investigate how music teachers in China implement and respond to the Curriculum Standards through a questionnaire survey and semi-structured interviews with voluntary teachers. A total of 2206…
Descriptors: Music, Music Teachers, Music Education, Curriculum Implementation
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Yi, Xiaoming – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
Drawing from contemporary Western theories of environmental esthetics and ancient Chinese esthetics of nature, the author proposes ecological education through esthetic engagement. Esthetic engagement removes the opposition between the esthetic subject and object and requires whole-body engagement with the natural environment. It provides an…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Ethics, Western Civilization, Asian Culture
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Kong, LingKe; Chang, Yuan-Cheng – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
This study aims to explore the effect of savoring of teachers at universities in Shandong, China, on their creative behaviors, using creative self-efficacy and aesthetic experience as mediators. This study adopted the use of questionnaires to investigate teachers at 32 universities in Shandong, China. 822 valid questionnaires were retrieved and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Aesthetics, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Liu, Chang; Tobin, Joseph – Comparative Education Review, 2018
"Guangbo ticao" (group exercise) is a daily routine in Chinese preschools characterized by collectivity, discipline, and conformity. In this article we explore the question of why "guangbo ticao" has survived in an era of progressive educational reform in contemporary China. We use interviews with Chinese preschool teachers and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Student Centered Learning, Educational Change, Educational Practices
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Liu, Laura Blythe – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
Globally, teachers are trained to educate and assess children through matrices based on comparative competition, a practice that thrives on ranking. In an era of glocalization, how might educational systems cultivate classroom connections embracing diverse student gifts? This arts-based narrative inquiry explores fatherly life lessons of 17…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Urban Universities
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Yi, Xiaoming – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
This article initiates a dialogue between Chinese "Gu Qin" art and curriculum theory. "Gu Qin" is the ancient Chinese musical instrument which best embodies Chinese aesthetic notions. The ancient Chinese never regarded "Gu Qin" as only an instrument; they thought that performing on it was a process of experiencing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musical Instruments, Folk Culture, Asian Culture
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Wang, Xiao-qin; Qi, Chun-yan; Wang, Ke – Science & Education, 2017
There is not a clear consensus on the categorization framework of the educational values of the history of mathematics. By analyzing 20 Chinese teaching cases on integrating the history of mathematics into mathematics teaching based on the relevant literature, this study examined a new categorization framework of the educational values of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, History Instruction, High Schools
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Kinginger, Celeste; Lee, Sheng-Hsun; Wu, Qian; Tan, Dali – Applied Linguistics, 2016
When, in homestays abroad, mealtime is understood as key to the maintenance and development of family identity and involves routine gathering for nourishment and convivial talk, students attribute much of their language learning to these events. In this project, we adopt a microgenetic approach to the study of mealtime discourse as a learning…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Second Language Learning, Family Environment, High School Students
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Chen, Rosa Hong – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2015
This article takes its retrospective lead from the oppressive schooling years during the Chinese Cultural Revolution to reflect on the educational significance of artistic activities through considering aesthetic virtues and moral agency cultivated in these activities. Describing an unconventional educational milieu where schooling was…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Transformative Learning, Social Change
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Carmo, Mafalda, Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Conference on Education and New Developments 2015-END 2015, taking place in Porto, Portugal, from 27 to 29 of June. Education, in our contemporary world, is a right since we are born. Every experience has a formative effect on the constitution of the human being, in the way one thinks, feels and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Meihua, Song – English Language Teaching, 2014
How to render culture-bound elements into a foreign language remains one of the most challenging tasks for all translators, especially, when the source text is a literary one. To retain the aesthetic effects and other stylistic features of importance, some argue that choice can be made from either domestication or foreignization with…
Descriptors: Chinese, Literature, Translation, English
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