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Yang, Liu; Congzhou, Yang – International Education Studies, 2019
Since the 21st century, China has put forward the "going out strategy of Chinese culture" which aims at realizing the awakening, reviving, integrating and spreading of Chinese culture. China emphasizes strengthening and improving the spreading of Chinese culture in order to enhance the soft power of national culture. China needs to…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Asian Culture, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Taddese, Esayas Teshome – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2019
This study explored international students' motivation toward learning the Chinese culture course. Specifically, the study focused on investigating what interest the students towards the Chinese culture course. The study also looked into the challenges of international students faced while studying the Chinese culture course. To meet these…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Student Interests, College Students, Foreign Students
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Jin, Tinghe – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2020
This article draws on interview data to report how students of Mandarin in UK universities were exposed to and responded to 'Chinese culture' during their studies. The experiences that the students shared and the ways they responded demonstrated their understanding of cultural complexity, incorporating a fluid and dynamic view of culture as…
Descriptors: College Students, Mandarin Chinese, Second Language Learning, Asian Culture
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Ganassin, Sara – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
This article investigates how pupils and teachers in two Chinese community schools in the UK understand Chinese culture as regards the classroom teaching and other activities offered by the schools such as the celebration of festivals. Working from a social constructionist perspective and building on the work of Adrian Holliday, the study explores…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Community Schools, Asian Culture, Cultural Activities
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Liu, Shaohui – Research in Dance Education, 2020
Dance is an important part of Chinese culture. Chinese dance is also part of the world's cultural heritage. However, this cultural practice may be insufficiently illustrated in other countries. The purpose of this article is to determine the level of awareness about Chinese dance and the extent to which it is integrated into the world culture. A…
Descriptors: Dance, College Students, Knowledge Level, Asian Culture
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Mangue, Célestine Laure Djiraro; Gonondo, Jean – Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, 2021
This study aims at introducing and discussing the concept of 'academic culture,' the Chinese concept of 'talent cultivation', and the influence of 'academic culture' in the process of 'talent cultivation' in the Chinese context. It uses the analysis of some observation notes and relevant literature that examines the issue of 'academic culture'.…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, Competition
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Liu, Peng – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
Chinese culture is widely regarded as being dominated by Confucian thought, which is characterized as focusing on morality, relationalism and collectivism. Also, Chinese culture has been deemed to be very hierarchical and lacking in a sense of autonomy. However, there has been little attention paid to other diverse elements in Chinese culture and…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Leadership, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
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Zhao, Meilin; Lornklang, Thanachart – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2019
As the foundation of English, the vocabulary difficulty should be removed first with effective instructions to develop learners' English ability in order to meet the request of Thailand's national curriculum. In addition, because English is used as a medium of intercultural communication and one component of language learning, diverse cultural…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ying, Wu – Chinese Education & Society, 2016
Following four years of continuous expansion in scale, the Confucius Institutes have begun entering the stage of implicit development: the most pressing question that needs answering is whether the Confucius Institutes, which are devoted to the dissemination of Chinese culture, can achieve the spread of Chinese culture overseas through day-to-day…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Confucianism, Institutes (Training Programs), Cultural Education
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Xie, Lei; Dirani, Khalil M.; Beyerlein, Michael; Qiu, Shaoping – European Journal of Training and Development, 2020
Purpose: Learning and development are critical to a business's success. This paper aims to focus on organizational factors at multiple organizational levels that facilitate learning culture in a small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) in northwestern China. Design/methodology/approach: This study is qualitative in nature. A single case study…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Organizational Culture, Business, Small Businesses
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Xudong, Zhu; Li, Jian – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020
In the current global push to examine the diverse and complex approach in which classroom culture contributes to the shaping of students' learning cultural identity. Classroom culture plays a fundamental role in constructing students' learning competencies, perceptions and behaviors. Thus, this study conceptualizes and contextualizes a collective…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Learning Theories, Individualism, Collectivism
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Wan, Dongsheng; Zhang, Hongshia; Wei, Bing – Science & Education, 2018
This study examines Chinese pre-service teachers' (N = 30) views on the nature of science (NOS) and how Chinese culture influences their views. Participants were from two teachers' universities in eastern China. As an exploratory and interpretive study, a scenario-based interview approach was adopted. The results indicated that the participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Scientific Principles
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Zhu, Xudong; Li, Jian – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
Higher education with Chinese characteristics is inherently embedded in both Chinese traditional culture and Chinese modern political culture. This article examines the ontological conception of higher education with Chinese characteristics from both conceptual and political perspectives. First, by illustrating the Government agenda and politics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Asian Culture, Cultural Influences
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Giles, Rebecca M.; Martin, Susan F.; Paige, Vitulli – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2020
Administrators, librarians, parents, teachers, and teacher educators need to be familiar with quality multicultural children's literature as a means of helping children develop an understanding of others as well as affirming their own diverse backgrounds. In this study, 31 fictional picture books identified as containing representations of ethnic…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Childrens Literature, Picture Books, Multicultural Education
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Yeung, Pui-sze; Ho, Connie Suk-han; Chan, David Wai-ock; Chung, Kevin Kien-hoa – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2020
This study examined the relationships between writing motivation and written composition performance in Chinese among 388 Chinese children in Grades 3 to 5 in accordance with the framework of self-determination theory. Multiple regression analysis results showed that writing motivation measures (external regulation, introjected regulation,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Writing (Composition), Writing Achievement, Grade 3
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