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Suh, Suhyun; Crawford, C. Veronica; Hansing, Karin K.; Fox, Sadi; Cho, Minhee; Chang, Eunbi; Lee, Seongchan; Lee, Sang Min – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2018
In this era of globalization, cross-cultural comparison studies could help counselor training programs enhance educational opportunities that are informative, supportive, and culturally responsive to students. Counselors-in-training in both the United States and South Korea were sampled in this study assessing self-esteem (individual and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Self Esteem, Counselors, Counselor Training
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Choi, Yoonjung; Choi, Minsik – Journal of Social Studies Research, 2012
This study investigated the influence of cross-cultural learning experiences on Korean preservice social studies teachers' global perspectives development. Social studies preservice teachers in a large woman's university in Korea participated in a cross-cultural learning course, which focused on critical understanding of globalization and global…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Global Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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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
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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
Hwang, Seog Joo – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study investigates what are the relationships between different leader behaviors (i.e. supportive, participative, and controlling leader behaviors) and follower creativity, and whether the relationships differ between South Korea and the United States. Although creativity research suggests that supportive leader behaviors tend to enhance…
Descriptors: Administrator Behavior, Cross Cultural Studies, Creativity, Instructional Leadership
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Kim, Sun Young; Nehm, Ross H. – International Journal of Science Education, 2011
Despite a few international comparisons of the evolutionary beliefs of the general public, comparatively less research has focused on science teachers. Cross-cultural studies offer profitable opportunities for exploring the interactions among knowledge and belief variables in regard to evolution in different socio-cultural contexts. We…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Scientific Principles, Foreign Countries, Science Teachers
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Han, Insook; Byun, Soo-yong; Shin, Won Sug – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2018
Using nationally representative data for lower secondary teachers from the 2013 Teaching and Learning International Survey, we examined differences in factors associated with technology-enabled learning between the United States and South Korea. The results confirmed the importance of teachers' self-efficacy and their participation in professional…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Self Efficacy, Educational Technology
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Jeong, Dong Wook; Luschei, Thomas F. – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background: Although most research on teacher sorting has taken place in the United States, where teacher distribution favors more advantaged children, there is some evidence that the distribution of teachers across schools is much more equitable in South Korea. This is the first study to directly compare teacher distribution across schools and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Teacher Placement, Teacher Surveys
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Lee, Soo Jeung; Müller, Lars – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This study analyses the effects of institutional stratification in higher education systems on graduates' wages in engineering fields in Germany and Korea. We use survey data from the Korean 2013 Graduates Occupational Mobility Survey (GOMS) and the German 2013 Graduate Survey Cooperation Project (KOAB). For Korea, where the higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Institutional Characteristics, Salary Wage Differentials
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Heo, Heeok; Leppisaari, Irja; Lee, Okhwa – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The authors aimed to investigate learning culture in classrooms at schools to understand education in Finland and South Korea. For this, Finnish and South Korean university students made observations on classrooms in partner countries and reflected on both education systems based on their own previous experiences (2011-2014). Afterwards,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Student Experience
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Hou, Angela Yung-Chi; Hill, Christopher; Chen, Karen Hui Jung; Tsai, Sandy – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
Malaysia, Singapore, China, and South Korea employed branch campuses as a means to develop and promote economic growth and global competitiveness. The aim of this study was to explore national policies and regulatory frameworks for international branch campuses in the four key nations identified above. The development of internal quality assurance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Chung, Angie Y.; Chen, Kenneth; Jung, Gowoon; Li, Muyang – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
Despite growing scholarly interest in international education, few studies have examined how the broader historic, structural, and cultural contexts of sending nations inform the global perspectives and pedagogical strategies of international students before and after migration. Based on surveys and focus groups with Korean and Chinese…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Foreign Students, Teaching Methods, International Education
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Che, Zhenghong; Che, Zhengmei – International Journal of Higher Education, 2012
China and South Korea are two neighboring countries and are both developing countries. Furthermore, the modern and contemporary higher education of these two countries originates from the middle and late 19th Century, so there are a lot of similarities between the two countries. However, although the origination period of modern and contemporary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Development, Educational Change
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O'Dwyer, Laura M.; Wang, Yang; Shields, Katherine A. – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2015
Background: Educators, researchers and policy-makers worldwide continue to struggle to understand the changes needed for improving educational outcomes and attainment for students, particularly in content areas such as mathematics and science that are essential for developing a highly skilled workforce. Given the continuing emphasis on linking…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Teaching Methods, Concept Formation, Mathematics Instruction
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