NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Americans with Disabilities…1
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 41 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
McCarthy, Minako – Educational Perspectives, 2020
Japanese-national students benefit from extensive internationalization programs; however, foreign-national students may not always share equitable access to similar educational programs as Japanese students. While Japanese students take advantage of gaining their English proficiency from the current Japanese educational reform, foreign-national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Second Language Instruction, Japanese
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Soria, Julius Bajet – Educational Perspectives, 2016
As an Ilokano language teacher at the university and secondary level, Julius Soria has made it a practice to survey his Ilokano students on their reasons for taking his course to get an indication of the students' language history background and ideas for ongoing curricular innovation in heritage language teaching. His students' responses inspired…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Heritage Education, Native Language Instruction, High School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Moniz, Jeffrey – Educational Perspectives, 2016
What is the future of Filipino in Filipino American? What counts as Filipino in Filipino American? Who counts as Filipino in Filipino American? Jeffrey Moniz poses these questions in light of demographic shifts over time and the advent of science and technology, including genetic testing. Moniz first explores indigenous perspectives and methods…
Descriptors: Filipino Americans, Cultural Maintenance, Cultural Influences, Ethnicity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Lopez, Leslie – Educational Perspectives, 2013
The very first issue of "Educational Perspectives" was published in October of 1962. Dr. Albert Carr wrote one of the inaugural essays on the topic of current developments in science education, and he went on to write several other articles for the journal. This article shares why Dr. Albert Carr's colleagues remember him for his…
Descriptors: Science Education, Change Agents, Educational Development, Scholarship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Choi, Sheena – Educational Perspectives, 2013
The Kwangju Democratic Uprising, variously referred to as the Kwangju democratization movement, the Kwangju people's uprising, 5.18, and 5.18 Democratic uprising, is considered a pivotal moment in Korean history. Once framed as a communist disturbance by the ruling military regime, the uprising served a central role in Korea's transition from…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Political Attitudes, Social Systems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Cashman, Kimo – Educational Perspectives, 2013
This article recounts the story of a visit to Kelemania, the homeland of the author's grandparents. It relates a series of events that occurred approximately ten years ago and had a profound effect on the author's life. The events described here occurred within a very short period of time and set the author on a life's journey.
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Story Telling, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Tinirau, Rawiri; Gillies, Annemarie – Educational Perspectives, 2013
The Nga Manu Speech Contest has grown to be one of the biggest and most positive events for New Zealand secondary school students where competitors articulate their thoughts and aspirations in both Maori and English. The contest is acknowledged as an avenue that enhances language and cultural development amongst Maori youth, yet no formal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Malayo Polynesian Languages, Language Maintenance, Cultural Maintenance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Tomlins-Jahnke, Huia – Educational Perspectives, 2013
Indigenous scholars have consistently challenged institutions to be more responsive to indigenous students and their communities. In providing guidance on how institutions could support indigenous education in North America, Kirkness and Barnhardt suggest a set of interconnecting principles of respect, relevance, reciprocity, and responsibility.…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Communities of Practice, Indigenous Populations, Culturally Relevant Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Toyoda, Mitsuyo – Educational Perspectives, 2012
The author's first impression of the philosophy for children program in Hawai'i (p4c) was a strong, intuitive feeling that this approach to education can be a vehicle to change the world. This feeling has not faded at all in the course of her five-year commitment to p4c. Yet, as the author has exchanged her ideas about p4c with teachers and…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Foreign Countries, Ethical Instruction, Exchange Programs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Odierna, Rebecca – Educational Perspectives, 2012
It was the last day of Philosophy 492, the author's college course dedicated to teaching the principles and strategies of philosophy for children (p4c) Hawai'i. Months before she joined the Philosophy 492 class, she was asked to join Emerging Humanity as a volunteer in a project that focused on enhancing the classroom environments at the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Rural Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Shimizu, Minoru – Educational Perspectives, 2010
This essay is a history that relates the Japanese tradition of accepting and adapting aspects of foreign culture, especially as it applies to the learning of foreign languages. In particular, the essay describes the history of English education in Japan by investigating its developments after the Meiji era. The author addresses the issues from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sakai, Shien; Takagi, Akiko; Chu, Man-Ping – Educational Perspectives, 2010
With the advent of communicative language teaching in East Asia, the idea of learner autonomy has become a topic of discussion and a goal among language teachers. The idea of autonomy raises important questions that need to be further explored, particularly in terms of students taking responsibility for learning. While examining the English…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Learning Strategies, Personal Autonomy, Learning Processes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Nakayama, Natsue; Takagi, Akiko; Imamura, Hiromi – Educational Perspectives, 2010
In October 2007, three education bills, including the Revised Teacher's License Law were approved by the Central Education Council in February and submitted to the Diet. The purpose of the Revised Teacher's License Law was "to ensure teachers systematically acquire up-to-date knowledge and skills to maintain the professional competencies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Certification, Secondary School Teachers, English Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ohtani, Chie – Educational Perspectives, 2010
In 2001, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) released the "Rainbow Plan" as the educational reform plan for the twenty-first century. As part of the plan, MEXT will make English education activities compulsory at Japanese public elementary schools beginning in 2011. The purpose of the Rainbow Plan…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Matsuoka, Ryoji – Educational Perspectives, 2010
On January 17, 2008, the Japanese Central Education Council submitted a newly revised set of official curriculum guidelines to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in Japan. These guidelines for elementary schools will become effective in the 2011 academic year and include a controversial new policy: the…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Elementary Schools, Second Languages, Student Diversity
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3