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Shahriar, Ambreen, Ed.; Syed, Ghazal Kazim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
The pursuit of higher education has become increasingly popular among students of many different backgrounds and cultures. As these students embark on higher learning, it is imperative for educators and universities to be culturally sensitive to their differing individualities. "Student Culture and Identity in Higher Education" is an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Identification (Psychology), Cultural Awareness
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Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed.; Gómez-Parra, María Elena, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Around the world, school districts and institutions are exploring ways to provide quality education to their students. With this, there is a deeper need for multiculturalism in classrooms, as many students are from varying cultures and speak different languages. "Early Childhood Education from an Intercultural and Bilingual Perspective"…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education, Classroom Techniques
Goh, Tiong Thye, Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
Multiplatform e-learning systems are emerging technologies that provide integrated learning content to various accessing devices. This book addresses technical challenges, design frameworks, and development experiences of the future that integrate multiple mobile devices into a single multiplatform e-learning system. With expert international…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Internet, Educational Technology, Management Systems
Meyers, Coby, Ed.; Darwin, Marlene, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
This book advances discussion and disseminates knowledge and global perspectives on what school leadership looks like, how it is enacted and under what circumstances, and when or where lessons might be portable. This book has wide appeal for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners considering school leadership and how to support it…
Descriptors: School Administration, Instructional Leadership, School Effectiveness, Leadership Effectiveness
Watanabe, Ryo – Prospects, 1992
Discusses why Japan has participated in the international cooperative studies sponsored by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). Asserts that Japanese educators want to compare not only content acquisition but also measures of cognitive learning. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Research
Brown, Helen – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
This new book presents case studies from the US, the UK and Japan. Packed full of vignettes from cases studies and subscribing to a socio-cultural approach rather than the often tacit assumption that knowledge and "technology transfer" is a logistical problem, this excellent volume illuminates the often misunderstood process of knowledge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Vignettes
Papatheodorou, Theodora, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Globally, early years policies and documents have set out aspirational outcomes and benefits for children, their families and the wider society. These policies have emphasised the place of early childhood provision within the wider global agenda, by tackling inequality and disadvantage early on in children's lives. However, these strategies have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Matoba, Masami; Shibata, Yoshiaki; Sarkar Arani, Mohammad Reza – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2007
This paper first reviews the literature on school-university partnerships to evaluate and describe challenges and paradigms of Japanese approaches to school-university partnerships in theory and practice. Secondly, it clarifies the role of three-year school-university partnership between the Nagoya University and the Tokai City Board of Education…
Descriptors: Intercollegiate Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Teachers, Teaching Methods
Shwalb, David W.; Shwalb, Barbara J. – 1984
This exploratory study provides a foundation for research on socialization in Japanese schools, identifying types of cooperative and competitive student behavior as seen by teachers. The first of two surveys (each using two questionnaires) asked teachers to list examples of cooperative or competitive behavior. The second, designed from the…
Descriptors: Competition, Cooperation, Cultural Context, Elementary School Students
Taniuchi, Lois – 1985
The major early influences and actual training methods by which classroom management routines and behavioral control strategies are established in the first grade of Japanese elementary schools are examined in the first of three sections of this study. Drawing on relevant literature and preliminary results of an 18-month ethnographic study of…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Education
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The United States-Japan Cooperative Science Program was initiated for the purpose of conducting research and exchanging ideas for the improvement of science education. A seminar was held in Honolulu in 1986 to discuss efforts and future directions of this cooperative program. This paper reviews the outcomes of the seminar in three areas. These…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Developed Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Nakayama, Minoru; Ueno, Maomi – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2009
To examine trends in educational practice research, this article conducted a survey and analysis of factors affecting the review of research papers in the field of the educational technology in Japan. Two factors, namely, practical orientation and theoretical orientation, were extracted from 63 survey responses, and scores from members of a…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Factor Analysis, Periodicals, Foreign Countries
Burstein, Leigh; Hawkings, John – 1986
A review and conceptual analysis of the literature on the characteristics of students in Japan and of the factors influencing those characteristics was conducted. Information from both English and Japanese sources about cognitive, non-cognitive, and behavioral characteristics of students and factors influencing them was sought regarding students…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Area Studies, Cognitive Structures
Shimoda, Koichi, Ed.; Ryu, Tae, Ed. – 1986
Organized by the International Commission on Physics Education (ICPE) and the Physics Education Society of Japan, the conference reported here, the first of its kind held in Asia, was designed to inform teachers of results of prior ICPE conferences as well as to explore desirable directions for physics education, and was attended by nearly 450…
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Demonstrations (Educational), Foreign Countries
Foorman, Barbara R.; And Others – 1985
This investigation examined the effectiveness of training Japanese and American children with a visual animation/construction or verbal labelling strategy for solving computerized geometric matrices that were correctly or incorrectly completed and varied in number of elements (l to 3) and number of transformations (0 to 2). Subjects were 209…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education
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