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Jung, Mi-Young – TESOL Journal, 2013
The aim of this study is to analyze a videoconferencing class for English as a foreign language (EFL), and to investigate how learners can develop their linguistic competence via videoconferencing. It examines the benefits and drawbacks of using videoconferencing systems in class. Forty-five students (19 graduates and 26 undergraduates) in a…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Crittenden, Kathleen S.; And Others – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1992
A study of self-report depressive symptoms measured by the Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale was conducted in Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan, and the United States with 953 college students. There are marked differences among countries in symptoms reported. Research designs and measurement strategies for cross-cultural research are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Testing, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
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Ahn, Hyun Seon; Usher, Ellen L.; Butz, Amanda; Bong, Mimi – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: The potential role of culture in the development and operation of self-efficacy has been acknowledged by researchers. Clearer understanding of this cultural impact will benefit from research that shows how the same efficacy information is evaluated across cultures. Aims: We tested whether two sources of self-efficacy information…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Self Efficacy, Feedback (Response), Information Sources
Zamora, Mario D.; And Others – 1982
The focus of this volume is anthropological diplomacy: the promotion of peace and prevention of war by knowing, understanding, and appreciating the basic affirmations of society. Eight articles examine the role of race, language, and culture in inter-ethnic and international relations. Vinson Sutlive, Jr. examines the interrelationship of race and…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
Arnold, Fred; And Others – 1975
The volume, first in a series of seven, discusses the Value of Children Project, a cross-cultural survey designed to analyze reasons for married couples' wanting or not wanting children. The sample includes participants from the Republic of China (Taiwan), Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, Thailand, and the United States (Hawaii). The…
Descriptors: Abortions, Children, Comparative Analysis, Contraception
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1978
The document reports on a meeting of Asian social science policy experts sponsored by UNESCO. The objectives of the meeting were to review the basic elements of the social science policies of countries in Asia and Oceania, to examine the feasibility of establishing a Regional Centre for Social Science Research, and to make recommendations for…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Educational Policy, Meetings, Policy Formation
Milgram, Roberta M., Ed.; And Others – 1993
This book provides theoretical and practical information to meet the challenge of individualizing instruction for gifted and talented adolescents of different learning styles and different cultural backgrounds. Part 1 consists of six chapters that present the broad theoretical background of giftedness and learning style. It includes the following…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Adolescents, Area Studies, Cognitive Style
Mordeno, Jose; And Others – 1980
A study investigated communication apprehension in the Philippines and compared its incidence there with that in populations in the United States, Australia, China, Japan, Korea, and Micronesia. The Personal Report of Communication Apprehension for College Students (PRCA) was administered to 312 students in Manila, as well as to comparable numbers…
Descriptors: College Students, Communication Apprehension, Communication Problems, Communication Research
Takemura, Shigekazu – 1989
The purpose of this project was to find and make clarifications about the uniqueness and similarities on various aspects of science education programs in Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United States, and the Philippines that could provide the basic considerations on curriculum development. Included are: (1) an introduction to the research; (2)…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Education