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Putman, S. Michael; Wang, Chuang; Ki, Seryeong – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2015
The Internet is having a profound impact on the literacy practices of students worldwide; yet, there are few instruments available to facilitate cross-cultural comparisons and conclusions specific to cognitive and affective variables related to Internet proficiency. This research was conducted to examine the measurement invariance of the…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Cross Cultural Studies, Test Validity, Reading Attitudes
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Yoon, Junghyun – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2019
Drawing on cross-cultural qualitative research in comprehensive (primary and middle) schools in Finland and Korea, this article explores students' peer relationships as well as tensions and negotiations that occur between student agency and school control. Based on school observations and interviews with students and teachers, this article…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Schools
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Kyunghwa, Lee; Hyejin, Yang – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this study was to understand cultural differences and similarities in children's creative characteristics in Korea and Australia. In this cross-cultural research, the Integrative Creativity Test (K-ICT, [13]) with identified validity and reliability for measuring elementary school students' creative ability and creative personality,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Elementary School Students, Cultural Differences
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Lam, Shui-fong; Jimerson, Shane; Shin, Hyeonsook; Cefai, Carmel; Veiga, Feliciano H.; Hatzichristou, Chryse; Polychroni, Fotini; Kikas, Eve; Wong, Bernard P. H.; Stanculescu, Elena; Basnett, Julie; Duck, Robert; Farrell, Peter; Liu, Yi; Negovan, Valeria; Nelson, Brett; Yang, Hongfei; Zollneritsch, Josef – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: A comprehensive understanding of the contextual factors that are linked to student engagement requires research that includes cross-cultural perspectives. Aims: This study investigated how student engagement in school is associated with grade, gender, and contextual factors across 12 countries. It also investigated whether these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Learner Engagement, Cross Cultural Studies
Jeong, Hyunjeong – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The educational practice known as inclusion, which is based on values of equal opportunity and diversity, enables students with disabilities to attend the same general education classes as typically developing peers. Inclusion is a legal requirement in the United States and South Korea, but factors facilitating inclusion likely differ across…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Koh, Myung-sook; Shin, Sunwoo – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2014
The purpose of this cross-cultural study is to investigate elementary teachers' beliefs and inter-cultural perspectives in classroom management (instructional environment and behavior management) for students in public schools of the U.S. and Korea. The results supported that the two groups of teachers showed similar beliefs in instructional…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Cross, Jennifer Riedl; Vaughn, Colin T.; Mammadov, Sakhavat; Cross, Tracy L.; Kim, Mihyeon; O'Reilly, Colm; Spielhagen, Frances R.; Pereira Da Costa, Maria; Hymer, Barry – Roeper Review, 2019
The phenomenon of social coping among students with gifts and talents (SWGT) is not well understood. In interviews with elementary-, middle-, and high-school aged SWGT (N = 90; 50% female) from the United States, United Kingdom, South Korea, Ireland, and France, the universality of awareness of visibility of their exceptional abilities, high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Experience
Short, Kathy, Ed.; Day, Deanna, Ed.; Schroeder, Jean, Ed. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2016
In today's globally connected world, it is essential for students to have an understanding of multiple cultures and perspectives. In this edited collection, Kathy Short, Deanna Day, and Jean Schroeder bring together fourteen educators who use global children's literature to help students explore their own cultural identities. The book lays out why…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Childrens Literature, Global Approach
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Hyunjeong, Jeong; Tyler-Wood, Tandra L.; Kinnison, Lloyd; Morrison, George – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2014
South Korea and the United States of America (US) both have procedures in place for identifying and serving individuals with disabilities in inclusive classrooms. This current study examined the differences in identification practices for students with disabilities in the US and South Korea. In South Korea, fewer students were identified as having…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Identification, Inclusion
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Klassen, Robert M.; Usher, Ellen L.; Bong, Mimi – Journal of Experimental Education, 2010
This study examines how teachers' collective efficacy (TCE), job stress, and the cultural dimension of collectivism are associated with job satisfaction for 500 teachers from Canada, Korea (South Korea or Republic of Korea), and the United States. Multigroup path analysis revealed that TCE predicted job satisfaction across settings. Job stress was…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Path Analysis, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context
Manifold, Marjorie Cohee, Ed.; Willis, Steve Ed.; Zimmerman, Enid, Ed. – National Art Education Association, 2016
Globalization is blurring the lines between once clearly defined groups of people, making cultural sensitivity more important than ever. Culturally sensitive art education can cultivate the ability for students to empathize with and care about others, but until now, few guidelines have existed to help art educators bring together those from…
Descriptors: Art Education, Cultural Relevance, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education
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O'Neill, Eunhee Jung – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2007
In today's global society, individuals with an understanding of different cultures that have the ability to apply this understanding to real world problem solving are more likely to become leaders. Preparing students for a global society is becoming a significant part of education. While many international online exchange projects have been…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Students, Public Schools, Foreign Countries
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Siraj-Blatchford, Iram; Nah, Kwi-Ok – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2014
The pedagogical practices of mathematics education for young children in English and Korean pre-schools were compared through analyses of interviews with practitioners, observations of classroom activities and an examination of documents related to the planning and implementation of mathematics education. Practitioners in both countries used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Interviews
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Son, Ji-Won; Lo, Jane-Jane; Watanabe, Tad – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2015
This paper investigates how the selected three East Asian countries--Japan, Korea, and Taiwan-- introduce and develop ideas related to fractions and fraction addition and subtraction compared to the Common Core State Standards of Mathematics and EngageNY. Looking at curricular approaches used across countries can provide a better picture of what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fractions, Addition, Subtraction
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Son, Ji-Won; Han, Seong Won; Kang, Chungseo; Kwon, Oh Nam – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to compare and contrast student, teacher, and school factors that are associated with student mathematics achievement in South Korea and the United States. Using the data from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011, this study examines factors that are linked to teachers who deliver…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Educational Quality
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