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Ngee, Lee Mah – Online Submission, 2011
This paper presents a study of 428 youths who participated in service-learning projects in developing countries in South-East Asia, China and India. Using mixed-method approach, this study examined the reasons for their participation in the YEP (youth expedition projects) and the impact of their service-learning experiences on their civic…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Citizen Participation, Service Learning, Foreign Countries
Lu, Meg; Lin, Chien Hui; Chuang, Tsung Yen; Ku, Tsun; Tsai, Chia Min – Online Submission, 2011
CSL (Chinese as a second language) learning is an emergency task in Taiwan, especially when more and more new immigrants joined in Taiwan. However, there are just a few new immigrants who can finish all language courses. For this reason, this research intends to provide a training system to assist new immigrants observing and learning the phrase…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Chinese, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Noguchi, Fumiko – Online Submission, 2010
Since its establishment in 2003, the Japan Council on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD-J) has paid close attention to informal learning processes in community-based efforts to promote local sustainable development. ESD-J carried out two projects to collect information on and visualise community-based ESD practice: the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Informal Education, Community Programs
Swindell, Rick – Online Submission, 2009
A rapidly ageing population has given rise to many innovative later life learning programs that engage older adults in the kinds of activities that are associated with successful ageing. Experts of all kinds retire and retired expert volunteers would seem to be the best people to run learning programs for other retirees. One of the best known…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aging (Individuals), Educational Innovation, Lifelong Learning
Hong-zheng, Li; Dan-min, Miao; Mei-ying, Lei; Xiao-yan, Chen; Xiao-bing, Liu – Online Submission, 2007
Basic military training consists of highly regimented training in the context of fairly extreme psychosocial stressors, and some recruits suffered from rigorous disturbance in mind. Even if practical measures which include instructive psychological intervention have been taken to ameliorate the disturbance, some questions still have not been…
Descriptors: Investigations, Intervention, Health Education, Mental Health
Lin-shuang, Yao; Zi-jiang, Que – Online Submission, 2007
This paper explored the adult student opinions on four types of English classroom activities (language learning; language acquisition; information convey; role play) and the relationship between the fondness degrees and their personality, test performance and motivation. It turned out that the majority of students ranked all classroom activities a…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Student Attitudes, Learning Activities, Adult Students
Zheng, Yancai – Online Submission, 2005
With the popularization of the higher education in China, training of young teachers has been more and more prominent. This paper, by using the "Formative Evaluation Theory", analyzes the relationship between popularization and university young teacher training. In addition, it also profoundly discusses the two factors influencing…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Multiple Intelligences
Lee, Yi-Hsuan; Lin, Jie; Paprock, Kenneth E.; Lynham, Susan A.; Li, Jie – Online Submission, 2004
Recent research focusing on Human Resource Development (HRD) in East Asia is attracting increasing attention. The purpose of the study is to explore the definition and practice of HRD, together with influencing cultural factors, in Mainland China, Taiwan, and Japan. The results indicate a difference in the definition and implementation of HRD…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Human Resources, Labor Force Development