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Ziegler, Albert; Fidelman, Marina; Reutlinger, Marold; Vialle, Wilma; Stoeger, Heidrun – High Ability Studies, 2010
The attainment of exceptional accomplishments requires extremely long periods of time. It has yet to be explained, though, how individuals find the motivation for such protracted learning. Carol Dweck proposed that an incremental theory of an individual's abilities is an important factor in this process since it would account for the optimism…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Motivation, Foreign Countries, Personality
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Park, Hee Sun; Lee, Hye Eun; Song, Jeong An – Human Communication Research, 2005
A series of studies investigating cultural differences in apology usage in unsolicited email advertising messages (i.e., SPAM) are reported. Study 1 documented that in comparison to American SPAM, a greater percentage of Korean SPAM included apologies. The next five studies ("Ns" = 516, 3132, 662, 524, 536) tested various explanations…
Descriptors: Modeling (Psychology), Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Advertising
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Bae, Hwa-ok – School Psychology International, 2016
This study compared bullying involvement of Korean or Korean-German children living in Germany with children in Korea, and examined children's perceptions of school environment associated with bullying involvement of the children. This study included 105 Korean or Korean-German children living in the Bayern State of Germany as the study sample and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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Park, Kyung Hee – English Quarterly, 1973
Presents a personalized account of cross-cultural communication and its problems through the experiences of an individual born in Korea, raised in Japan, and attending college in Canada. (RB)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, English (Second Language)
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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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Jegatheesan, Brinda – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2009
This study investigated the perspectives of 23 first-generation Asian American mothers of children with developmental disabilities. The intent was to explore the working relationships between the mothers and professionals in health care and special education in the United States. The participants in this study were from China, Taiwan, Vietnam,…
Descriptors: Mothers, Developmental Disabilities, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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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
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Dmitrieva, Julia; Chen, Chuansheng; Greenberger, Ellen; Gil-Rivas, Virginia – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2004
This study investigated the role of parent-adolescent relationships in mediating the association between family-related negative life events and adolescent depressive symptoms and problem behaviors among 1,696 eleventh graders from the United States (n=201), China (n=502), Korea (n=497), and Czech Republic (n=496). Results indicated that perceived…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 11, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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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Han, Song-Ae – Australian Journal of Education, 2005
Cross-border education has been growing dramatically in both English-speaking countries and non-native English-speaking countries. While more and more students, particularly from Asian countries such as Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan choose to study in English-speaking countries, many native English speakers go to Asian countries to…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Cho, Seong Eun – ProQuest LLC, 2010
National culture is being challenged as societies evolve from their homogeneous origins. The theoretical base of this study uses two cultural dimensions, individualism-collectivism (Hofstede, 2001) and high-and low-context cultures (Hall, 1976), to unpack the effects of national culture on social network sites (SNSs). This study explores cultural…
Descriptors: Individualism, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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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
Rubin, Kenneth H., Ed.; Chung, Ock Boon, Ed. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2006
The purpose of this book, is to present a rather simple argument. Parents' thoughts about childrearing and the ways in which they interact with children to achieve particular parenting or developmental goals, are culturally determined. Within any culture, children are shaped by the physical and social settings within which they live, culturally…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Economic Progress, Cross Cultural Studies, Family Relationship
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
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Lim, Doo H. – Educational Media International, 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 US perceived online learning motivation differently and what learner characteristics and cultural orientation affected the online learners'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Analysis, Student Motivation
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