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Jahng, Kyung Eun – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2013
This article examines the relevance of postcolonialism in early childhood education, with special reference to the kindergarten education system of South Korea. Most of the research on Korean kindergarten education has conceptualized it as preparing children for their later schooling and helping them learn the moral and social values most desired…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Social Values
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Chung, Hoewook – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2013
The purpose of this study is to gain insight into how Korean temporary migrant mothers conceptualize the nature of parent involvement in the USA. The participants in this study consisted of Korean mothers who were educated in Korea, migrated temporarily to the USA for educational purposes, and sent their children to American schools. Using the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Case Studies, Interviews
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Ihmeideh, Fathi; Coughlin, Chris – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Much attention has been given to the impact of cooperative teachers on the pedagogical behaviour of student teachers. In many cases, however, cooperating teachers gain as much from the student teacher as the student teacher acquires from them. This study was designed to elicit answers to the following two questions: (1) What are the perspectives…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Cooperating Teachers, Reading Instruction
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Lee, Joo Ok; Lee, Joohi; Moon, Sung Seek – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2009
This study is an investigation of the effects of death education on children and their understanding of death. The participants of this study were eighty 5- and 6-year-olds who were enrolled in a suburban kindergarten in Korea. To examine the level of children's understanding of death, researchers interviewed each child in both the control and…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Intervention, Death