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Lim, Doo H. – Online Submission, 2004
Globalization and technology are two of the many drivers that impact today's education locally and internationally. The purpose of the research study was to identify how online learners in Korea and the U.S. perceived online learning motivation differently and what learner characteristics and cultural orientation affected the online learners'…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Online Courses
Song, Ji Hoon; Kim, Jin Yong; Chermack, Thomas J.; Yang; Baiyin – Online Submission, 2008
The primary purpose of this research was to adapt the Dimensions of Learning Organization Questionnaire (DLOQ) from Watkins and Marsick (1993, 1996) and examine its validity and reliability in a Korean context. Results indicate that the DLOQ produces valid and reliable scores of learning organization characteristics in a Korean cultural context.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Questionnaires, Media Adaptation
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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
Webster, Sandra K. – 2001
The introduction of a team term project into a Korean psychometrics class is described. Students developed an item pool of attitude statements regarding the reunification of South Korea and North Korea. Then teams of students used the item pool to develop attitude questionnaires, survey other students, analyze the results, and recommend which…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Class Activities, College Students, Foreign Countries
Johnsrud, Linda K. – 1991
A study of the perceptions of Western trained Korean faculty regarding the implications of their cross-cultural training for their careers in academe was done. Personal interviews were conducted with 27 Western-trained faculty members now teaching at 3 private research universities in Seoul, Korea. Principles inherent in the naturalistic inquiry…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Differences, Faculty Workload
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Song, Jia – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2016
The current study aims to evaluate teachers' self-efficacy and attitudes towards inclusive classrooms in Japan and Korea. Teachers' Sense of Efficacy Scale (TSES; Tschannen-Moran and Woolfolk, [Tschannen-Moran, M., 2001]) and Scale of Teachers' Attitudes Towards Inclusive Classrooms (STATIC; Cochran, [Cochran, H., 1998]) were completed by 191…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
The first of the four papers in this symposium, "The History of Human Resource Development in Taiwan from 1949 to 1999" (Christine M. Kuo, Gary N. McLean) finds that, contrary to the belief of most Taiwanese scholars that HRD (human resource development) in Taiwan is a new field, the roots of HRD in that country originated in the 1950s.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cross Cultural Training, Educational Needs, Educational Practices
Kim, Ahyoung; Lim, Eun-Young – 1999
The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of three types of practices applied in Korea in enhancing the validity and equivalency of test instruments when cross-cultural adaptation of attitude measures is necessary. The three types of practices are: (1) translation and review (translation version); (2) translation, back translation,…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
Spaventa, Lou – 1998
This paper describes an educator's decision to change careers from that of foreign service officer to teacher of English as a Second Language is traced to a December 1985 event in Korea in which the American Cultural Center in Kwangju was occupied by protesting Korean students. Analysis of this event and its effect on the educator focuses on the…
Descriptors: Career Change, Case Studies, English (Second Language), Identification (Psychology)
Richter, Thomas; Zelenkauskaite, Asta – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
With the on-going "Learning Culture Survey", we aim to foster the implementation of culture-sensitive education. The motivation of this study is based on the need of a better understanding of the reasons for intercultural conflicts in education. These issues are particularly pertinent to international learning scenarios, such as in urban…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Gender Differences, Culture Conflict, Questionnaires
Curtis, Rhoda – 1982
Designing a successful institute takes skill, flexibility and awareness of intercultural and cross cultural differences. This paper presents the problems encountered in setting up the Sogang Institute for English as an International Language, as well as guidelines for persons attempting to set up similar institutes in countries where English is…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, English (Second Language), Inservice Teacher Education, Institutes (Training Programs)
Kim, Myoung-Hye; Yoon, Tae-Jin – 1987
To test the cross-cultural validity of uncertainty reduction theory, a study was conducted using students from South Korea and the United States who were chosen to represent high- and low-context cultures respectively. Uncertainty reduction theory is based upon the assumption that the primary concern of strangers upon meeting is one of uncertainty…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences
Moon, Soo-Back; And Others – 1994
As computers proliferate on college campuses across the world, it becomes very important to examine college students' attitudes toward computers from a cross-cultural perspective. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among gender, computer experiences, and attitudes toward computers in Korea. Three hundred three (303) Korean…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, College Students, Computer Attitudes, Computer Literacy
Lee, Okhwa; Knupfer, Nancy Nelson – 1995
The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of computer use within Korean and United States schools, and then use the Internet to establish cross cultural communication between schools. It was hoped that through international communication using the Internet, students at the elementary, junior high, and high school levels would gain…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Lukaš, Mirko; Samardžic, Darko – Online Submission, 2014
The aim of this paper is to provide an objective overview of the impact of teacher salaries on the educational achievements of students. It is often debated about teacher salaries and improvement or jeopardizing their standard, but educational consequences that may ensue as a result of these intentions are rarely addressed. Teacher's role in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Academic Achievement, Teacher Salaries, Foreign Countries
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