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Balmforth, Mark E. – History of Education Quarterly, 2019
Emma Willard's map-drawing geographic pedagogy revolutionized early nineteenth-century American education, turning students into participants in the crafting of the new nation. This essay explores the conditions under which map drawing was transported to American missionary schools in South Asia and helped instigate a Tamil nation in British…
Descriptors: Cartography, Geography Instruction, Educational History, Maps
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Zachor, Ditza A.; Ben-Itzchak, Esther – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
High rates of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) comorbidity have been described in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This study searched for predictors at toddlerhood of the severity of ADHD symptoms at adolescence. The study included 65 participants, (mean age = 13:8 year), diagnosed with ASD at toddlerhood. Participants underwent a…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Sahan, Hasan Hüseyin; Uyangör, Nihat; Kervan, Serdan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This is a qualitative study analyzing the effect of Turkish culture on Kosovo education system within the framework of hidden curriculum. In terms of methodology, it is a case study collecting data by means of interviews, observations, and document analysis. A combination of descriptive and content analysis techniques was used in data analysis.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Cultural Influences, Hidden Curriculum
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Jang, Soo Bin – Multicultural Perspectives, 2018
Based on my reflections on "being a foreigner," I explore the boundaries of citizenship education in this essay. I use my foreign identity to articulate how social justice education can perpetuate closed-mindedness in classrooms by moving too quickly to student activism. I situate my experiences and reflections on being a foreigner…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Foreign Culture, Social Justice, Values Education
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Nauman, April D. – i.e.: inquiry in education, 2018
After reading about the successful Finnish education system, a group of American educators traveled to Finland on an 8-day study tour of three cities to observe several schools and talk with educators there. In this reflective paper, the author describes and analyzes certain aspects of Finnish education as compared with public education in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reflection, School Culture, Foreign Culture
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Seal, Susan D.; Peterson, Donna J.; Iwata, Chieko; Kobia, Caroline; Reddy, Raja – Journal of Extension, 2017
With expanding global interdependence, it is vital that 4-H youths learn more about the ever-increasing diverse cultures in their own communities as well as expand their global mindedness and understanding of globalization. The 4-H International Village (a) offers a comfortable yet engaging avenue for youths to expand their knowledge of and…
Descriptors: International Education, Youth Programs, Global Approach, Foreign Culture
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Al-Amir, Bayan Al-Hashemi – English Language Teaching, 2017
In the literature of second language teaching and learning, culture and language have always been assumed to be interdependent. Their interdependence comes from the fact that language is not a code free from culture, but an embodiment of it. However, there is still a need, from the part of teachers, to realize the importance of integrating culture…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Classroom Environment
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Trower, Holly; Lehmann, Wolfgang – British Educational Research Journal, 2017
Studying abroad is one way in which university students can develop personal capital and distinguish themselves in an increasingly congested graduate labour market. Data show that studying abroad indeed provides employment benefits, with evidence pointing to even greater positive effects for students from low socio-economic status backgrounds.…
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad, Decision Making
Duenyas, Deborah Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study investigated the first-person accounts of eight international counseling graduates (ICGs) upon re-entry to their home country to work after earning a university counseling degree from a program accredited by the Counsel for Accreditation and Counseling Related Educational Programs (CACREP) in the United States. An assumption of the…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Interviews, Video Technology, Phenomenology
Maden, Sedat – Online Submission, 2017
There is a very close association between language and culture. Thus, cultural values should be prioritized in language training and cultural knowledge should be concurrently instructed. Turkish culture should also be introduced to learners of Turkish as a foreign language. Therefore, it is important to determine the attitudes of learners of…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Turkish, Foreign Students, Student Surveys
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Almotiri, Abdullah – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Understanding how deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) international students transition to post-secondary institutions is important for ensuring their academic and personal success. In this grounded theory study, five Saudi Arabian students who are DHH and enrolled at Gallaudet University were interviewed about their transition experience. Participants…
Descriptors: Deafness, Postsecondary Education, Grounded Theory, Student Experience
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Tran, Ly Thi; Ngo, Mai; Nguyen, Nhai; Dang, Xuan Thu – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Vietnam's history has witnessed the nation's constant effort to learn from the outside world. This effort paradoxically co-exists with the country's aspiration to escape from foreign domination, to protect national independence and to preserve national identity. Discussions of foreign influences in the Vietnamese education system should be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Interaction, Local Norms
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Chan, Sheng-Ju; Yang, Cheng-Cheng – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
There has been a debate as to how local universities have been influenced by international forces. There is a concern that local or domestic cultures and values might be eroded or undermined. Therefore, it would be meaningful to examine such dynamics and explore how hybridity could be formed through these interactions. It is against such a wider…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Case Studies, Educational Development
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Hampton, Cathy; Demeure-Ahearne, Ariane – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This paper gives account of a project involving Year Abroad students of French at Warwick University challenged to select "realia" from their host countries in order to stimulate enthusiasm for language learning in local schools. It considers the cognitive and affective processes informing the "culture gathering" that took…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizen Participation, Foreign Culture, Study Abroad
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Kortegast, Carrie; Yount, Emily M. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2016
Recent trends in globalization have increased the number of U.S. children and adolescents being raised outside the United States. Using the framework of adults in transition, the authors sought to understand the structure of Third Culture Kids' (TCKs), specifically Missionary Kids', transition to college. Findings indicate that participants must…
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Acculturation, Student Adjustment, Identification (Psychology)
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