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Young, John; Lum, John – 1982
A guide to bilingual education for Asians contains chapters on bilingual and multicultural education characteristics; the learner; Asian and Asian American learners; bilingual program designs, methodology, and classroom activities; instructional materials and resources for Asian bilingual education programs; and teacher competencies, staff…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Certification, Classroom Techniques
Lapointe, Archie E.; And Others – 1992
This publication reports the results of the second International Assessment of Educational Progress for science. Twenty countries assessed the mathematics and science achievement of 13-year-old students and 14 countries assessed 9-year-old students in these same subjects. In some cases, participants assessed virtually all age-eligible children in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Education, Comparative Testing, Cross Cultural Studies
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan). – 1983
Proceedings of a Pacific regional workshop to identify developments and problems in educational information services are presented in four chapters. In chapter 1, seminar objectives and participants are listed. Objectives were to review and exchange experiences on the existing information systems and services; to identify crucial issues related to…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Cross Cultural Studies, Developing Nations
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
Tak, Jinkook; Downey, Ronald G. – 1988
Job satisfaction is highly researched in industrial and organizational psychology, and the Job Descriptive Index (JDI) is often used to measure job satisfaction. The JDI has been shown to have significant convergent and discriminant validities, good internal consistency and stability, and has been related to various personal and job factors. While…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences, Employee Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Shin, Jin Y. – Mental Retardation, 2002
Thirty-eight American and 40 Korean mothers of children with mental retardation participated in home-visit interviews concerning types of informal and professional social support received. Results showed American mothers received more informal and professional support in almost all domains of social support. Korean mothers experienced more stress.…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Emotional Adjustment, Family Needs
Rhee, Susan Byungsook – 1998
The goal of this research was to uncover the reasons for the unusual success of a small group of Korean-Americans in the American work arena. All had spent their childhood and formative years in Korea under the sole influence of Korean culture, attending the best high schools and colleges. Korean culture tends not to nurture some of the…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Early Experience, Ethnic Discrimination
McGeehan, Alexis; Han, Jea – 1994
This thesis project describes an experiment with elementary students to see if cultural education changes students' attitudes about the culture studied. Two classes of fourth grade students were selected from a city and a county school in the central Virginia area. One class from the city school system was fairly homogeneous with 15 of the 18…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Cultural Exchange
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
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan). – 1979
Educational research in Asia and Oceania is explored from the point of view of its effect on actual educational practices. Information is based on speeches and group discussion at a 10-day regional seminar held in Japan in 1979. This document--a report of that seminar--is presented in four chapters. In Chapter I, seminar objectives are explained,…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
Richardson, Helen W., Ed. – 1995
This yearbook provides teaching strategy topics of general interest to social studies teachers of all grade levels. This first annual yearbook focuses on using social studies to bring the world closer to home. There are 17 papers, including: (1) "Getting Ready for the World" (Angene H. Wilson); (2) "Making Cultural Connections: A…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Culture, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education
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Yang, Sung Chul – Youth and Society, 1973
Explores some salient attributes of university students, as well as sociopolitical conditions conducive to their vigorous political activism and social movement, focusing on the particular characteristics of Korean student political activism, and probing the sources of frustrations of Korean student leaders of the April revolution. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Activism, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Government Role
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Cambria, Ronald E.; Klopf, Donald W. – Journal of Psychology, 1979
Indicates that the incidence of communication apprehension among the Americans was significantly lower than that among the Japanese but significantly higher than that among the Australians or Koreans. (Author/RL)
Descriptors: College Students, Communication Apprehension, Communication Problems, Communication Research
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Hong, Seon-Hee Mo; Keith, Pat M. – Gerontologist, 1992
Used individual modernity as measure of modernization and decision-making power to assess status of aged at micro level. Examined how modernity, family environment, and demographic characteristics affect status of aged in extended family. Data were analyzed from 252 Korean elderly living with married child. Found that individual modernity was…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Decision Making, Demography, Family Environment
Birdsall, Nancy, Ed.; Sabot, Richard H., Ed. – 1996
The studies presented in this volume help readers to understand the constraints faced in addressing the key problems within the Brazilian education system. Steps to address the issues and benefits to be gained by addressing those issues are discussed. Forty-two authors reiterate that the success of Brazil's education reform will have an important…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Development, Educational Research
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