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Schisgall, Jane – Southwestern Journal of Social Education, 1983
Identifies reasons why social studies educators should improve their teaching about South Korea. Included in the list is the increasing numbers of Koreans being educated in the United States, the summer Olympics in 1988, and the use of Korean culture as a case study demonstrating the effects of cultural transmission and society in transition. (JDH)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Culture Contact, International Studies
Panter, Keiko; And Others – 1976
This staff development module is designed to: (1) introduce significant facts basic to understanding the cultural and historical heritage of three Asian-American cultures; (2) develop an accurate knowledge and awareness of the experiences of Asian-Americans; and (3) relate the geography and past history of China, Korea, and Japan to the United…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background
Lord, Mary, Ed.; McCoy, Martha L., Ed. – 1994
This four-session discussion guide, intended for use by teachers, students, and the community at large, explores the ethics of intervening or not intervening in conflicts abroad. Inserts provide current information on conflicts in Bosnia, Haiti, North Korea, and Somalia where U.S. military involvement is at issue, but the flexibility of the guide…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Conflict, Conflict of Interest, Conflict Resolution
Naughton, June C., Ed.; And Others – 1985
This handbook consists of 24 papers addressing various aspects on health care and health care systems and services for foreign students from the Asia Pacific Region. The papers are: "Providing Health Care for International Students" (Donald F. B. Char); "Major Health Care Systems in Asia and the Pacific: Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong…
Descriptors: College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries