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Osman-Gani, AAhad M.; van Reine, Peter Prud'homme; Trompenaars, Fons – Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2000
Osman-Gani's study surveyed 501 U.S., Germany, Japanese, Korean, and Singaporean managers working abroad, finding significant differences in views of types of training (pre- and postarrival, repatriation, language, cross-cultural) and appropriate delivery methods. Van Reine and Trompenaars' reaction article highlights how cultural background,…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
Ree, Joe Jungno, Ed. – 2001
This collection of conference papers includes: (1) "Theories, Evidence, and Practice in Foreign Language Teaching" (Richard Schmidt); (2) "Teaching Korean Grammar in Context: -myen and -ttay" (Sahie Kang); (3) "Teaching Politeness Routines in Korean" (Ho-min Sohn); (4) "Vocabulary-Building Activities"…
Descriptors: Business Education, College Students, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development
Schisgall, Jane – Southwestern Journal of Social Education, 1983
Identifies reasons why social studies educators should improve their teaching about South Korea. Included in the list is the increasing numbers of Koreans being educated in the United States, the summer Olympics in 1988, and the use of Korean culture as a case study demonstrating the effects of cultural transmission and society in transition. (JDH)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Culture Contact, International Studies
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Spagnoli, Cathy – Social Studies, 1995
Maintains that storytelling is one of the world's oldest teaching tools and belongs in every social studies classroom. Recommends the use of Korean folk tales to help students understand Korean culture and gain insight into their own lives. Includes a list of classroom techniques, teacher's resources, and recommendations for folk tales. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences, Cultural Traits
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Farver, Jo Ann M.; And Others – Child Development, 1995
Compared Korean American and Anglo-American preschoolers' social and play behavior to determine the influence of culture on early development and to understand how culture shapes and organizes the environment in which children's social and play activities take place. Suggests that children's social interaction and pretend play are influenced by…
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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McCollum, Jeanette A.; Ree, Yon; Chen, Yu-Jun – Infants and Young Children, 2000
Drawing on interviews with six American and Korean mothers, this article explores the range and coalescence of ideas that mothers from different cultures have about interactions with their 12-month-old babies in social interactive play and joint play with objects. Differences and similarities about the mothers' ideas about interaction are…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries
Kim, JinGyu; And Others – 1994
The reliability and factorial validity of the Computer Attitudes Scale (CAS) was assessed with college students in South Korea. The CAS was developed for use with high school students, but has been used in higher education in the United States. It is a Likert-type scale of 30 positive and negative statements about the use of computers, and is one…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, College Students, Computer Attitudes, Cross Cultural Studies
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Chang, Catherine Y.; Myers, Jane E. – Counselor Education and Supervision, 1997
To improve understanding of Korean Americans' counseling needs, considers the characteristics and concerns of Asian American ethnic groups as a whole, such as identity and acculturation. Examines mental health services for Korean Americans and explores some of the implications for counseling practice and counselor preparation. (RJM)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counseling Theories, Counselor Educators, Counselor Role
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)
Martin, Samuel E.; Lee, Young-Sook C. – 1969
A "model of structural linguistic analysis as well as a teaching tool," this text is designed to give the student a comprehensive grasp of the essentials of modern Korean in 25 lessons, with 5 review lessons, leading to advanced levels of proficiency. It is intended to be used by adult students working either in classes or by themselves,…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Autoinstructional Aids, Contrastive Linguistics, Grammar
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Leung, Kwok; Iwawaki, Saburo – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1988
The degree to which 484 Japanese, Korean, and American subjects sacrificed their self-gain to benefit in-group members in allocating a group reward was tested. Results indicated that although the effects involving culture were not significant, students in general were more individualistic than adults. (Author/BJV)
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Group Behavior
Fort Lee School District, NJ. – 1989
This resource guide provides teachers at all grade levels in the Fort Lee (New Jersey) School District with programs, activities, procedures, and resources to promote mutual understanding and improve inter-group relations between Asian and non-Asian students. Section I, "Outline of Classroom, All-School, and After-School Activities for…
Descriptors: Chinese Culture, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development
Lee, Don Chang – 1975
Many American servicemen have married Asian women and brought them to the United States. Asian wife-American husband families are unique compared to black-white or European-American marriages because they are both interracial and cross-cultural. Yet, few studies have been done to analyze their relationships and problems in adjusting to American…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Communication Problems, Cultural Influences, Culture Conflict
Mukai, Gary; Cheng, Amy; Amar, Jasmine; Donahue, Dave; Fisher, Grace; Klein, Emily; Lee, Joanne – 1997
This curriculum unit is part two of a three-part series. Each of the three parts can be taught independently. The lessons include perspectives from each of the countries under study. This unit introduces students to challenges and opportunities presented by policy options for U.S. and Japanese relations with the Korean Peninsula at the turn of the…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Foreign Countries
Cambra, Ronald E.; Klopf, Donald W. – 1979
The Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation--Behavior (FIRO-B) was administered to 504 Japanese, 219 Australian, 73 Korean, and 397 United States college students to assess interpersonal needs in the four cultures. The FIRO-B provides ratings for inclusion, control, and affection needs on an "expressed" dimension to indicate the…
Descriptors: College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences
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