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Lee, Byoungkwan; Kim, Bong-Chul; Han, Sangpil – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2006
A cross-cultural content analysis of 2,295 prime-time television ads--859 ads from the United States and 1,436 ads from South Korea--was conducted to examine the differences in the portrayal of older people between U.S. and Korean ads. In two countries, the underrepresentation of older people in ads was found in terms of proportions of the actual…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Television, Content Analysis, Disproportionate Representation
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Yoo, Sung-Kyung; Skovholt, Thomas M. – Journal of College Counseling, 2001
Examines cross-cultural differences in depression expression and help-seeking behavior among college students in the United States and Korea. Results indicate that the Korean students showed more somatization tendency, negative affect, and negative help-seeking behavior. Negative help-seeking behavior of Korean students was shown to relate to…
Descriptors: College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Depression (Psychology), Foreign Countries
Zhao, Yali; Lin, Lin; Hoge, John D. – International Education Journal, 2007
More than any previous generation, today's students need to develop a global perspective and be knowledgeable about other nations in order to play a better role on the global stage. This paper first reviews some earlier and current studies on students' knowledge of the world, mainly conducted in the United States, and then it describes the global…
Descriptors: Global Education, International Relations, Foreign Countries, Surveys
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Ostendorf, Raymond J.; Choi, Nari – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
In the spirit of moving toward a more "global community", multicultural special education practices designed to reach culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students represent an imperative in countries world-wide where education is a core value, including the United States (U.S.) and South Korea. As CLD students in the U.S. and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Language Usage, Student Diversity
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Shanahan, James; Morgan, Michael – Journal of Educational Television, 1992
Examines results of surveys of secondary school students in Argentina, Taiwan, South Korea, China, and the United States regarding television use. Issues addressed include broadcasting schedules, amount of viewing, social and family contexts of viewing, relationships with parents, and parental attitudes. Cross-cultural patterns and implications…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Correlation, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Television
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Afzali, Parichehr; Shabani, Somayeh; Basir, Zohreh; Ramazani, Mohammad – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
Mobile phones are becoming more acceptable toolkits to learn languages. One aspect of English language which has been subject to investigation in mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) is vocabulary. This study reviewed some of the studies conducted in various contexts on the effect of MALL on vocabulary learning. We investigated some of the…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development
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Felson, Richard B.; Ackerman, Jeff; Yeon, Seong-Jin – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2003
Examines the frequency of domestic violence and verbal altercations relative to the level of domestic conflict using survey data from the United States and Korea. Finds evidence that individuals are generally less likely to use violence during an altercation if the antagonist is a family member than if the antagonist is a stranger. (Contains 60…
Descriptors: Conflict, Cross Cultural Studies, Family Relationship, Family Violence
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan). – 1981
This report presents findings from a regional study by 16 Asian nations on the status of moral education in the Asian region. The objectives of the study were to compile a state of the art report on moral education and to suggest ways in which moral development can keep pace with technological development. The document is presented in four…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Developing Nations