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Kumano, Ruriko – Educational Perspectives, 2007
During the US Occupation of Japan (1945-1952), a victorious America attempted to reform Japanese education by replacing Japan's tradition system of values with one that promoted American democratic values. The United States had considered the source of Japan's militarism to lie in the selfless loyalty and love of country that many older Japanese…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Democratic Values, Cultural Education
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Rugen, Brian; Johnson, Neil – Educational Perspectives, 2007
In this article, the authors explore the representational practices found in online curriculum policy discourse from three private English language programs in Hawai'i. These representational practices attempt to position students "so that they are prepared for uncritical admission into sociocultural conditions discursively constructed well…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Figurative Language, Holistic Approach, English (Second Language)
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Takei, Yoshimitsu; Honda, Tokio; Shieh, Sheau-Hue – Educational Perspectives, 2007
Adolescence is often considered a period in a person's life when important physiological and emotional changes occur. When discussing adolescence, however, it should not be forgotten that it is just another stage in one's life span between birth and death. By adopting a life-span perspective, researchers are more likely to consider contextual…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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Nishimoto, Warren – Educational Perspectives, 2007
This article presents an interview with Albert Nawahi Like, Hawai'i Department of Education teacher from 1927 to 1965. Albert Nawahi Like was born 1900 in Honolulu's Chinatown. When Like was eight years old, his family moved to Kalihi. After the death in 1912 of his father, Edward Like, who was editor of the Hawaiian-language newspaper "Ke…
Descriptors: War, Interviews, Profiles, Personal Narratives
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Rossi, Joe – Educational Perspectives, 2007
This article presents an interview with Amy Lum Fern, Hawai'i Department of Education teacher from 1933 to 1972. Amy Lum Fern was born in Honolulu in 1909. She received her early education at Central Grammar School and later attended McKinley High School. After graduating from McKinley in 1928, she entered the University of Hawai'i, where she…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Interviews, Teachers, Certification
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Nishimoto, Warren – Educational Perspectives, 2007
Laurence J. Capellas, teacher, principal, and administrator in the Hawai'i Department of Education from 1935 to 1977. Laurence J. Capellas was born in 1913 in Hakalau to two Hawai'i island school-teachers. After attending Hakalau School, St. Mary's School in Hilo, and St. Louis College in Honolulu, he went on to the University of Hawai'i Teachers…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Agriculture, Economic Opportunities, School Personnel
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Rossi, Joe – Educational Perspectives, 2007
This article presents an interview with Marion Frances Kaleleonalani McGregor Lee Loy who served as a teacher in the Hawai'i Department of Education from 1935 to 1974. Marion McGregor Lee Loy was born in 1911 in Honolulu. She attended Central Grammar and Lincoln Grammar schools before entering Kamehameha School for Girls in the ninth grade. Lee…
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Teacher Attitudes, Teachers, Interviews
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Nishimoto, Warren – Educational Perspectives, 2007
R. Burl Yarberry was born in 1920 in Pueblo, Colorado. He attended public schools in Pueblo and graduated from high school in 1938. After a year attending the Colorado School of Mines, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Pacific during World War II. Following his discharge, he earned a BA in English from Western State College of…
Descriptors: English Literature, Vocational Schools, Tenure, War
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Nishimoto, Warren – Educational Perspectives, 2007
This article presents an interview with Andrew W. S. In, professor and dean in the University of Hawai'i's College of Education from 1951 to 1984. Born and raised in Honolulu, In attended Royal Elementary, Central Junior High, and McKinley High schools, graduating from McKinley in 1938. He then attended the University of Hawai'i Teachers College…
Descriptors: Profiles, Interviews, Personal Narratives, Principals
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Nishimoto, Warren – Educational Perspectives, 2007
This article presents an interview with Harlan Cleveland, political scientist, diplomat, public executive, author of dozens of articles and books, and eighth president of the University of Hawai'i. Harlan Cleveland was born in 1918 in New York City. He was the son of Stanley Matthews Cleveland and Marian Phelps Van Buren Cleveland. Cleveland…
Descriptors: Political Science, Tenure, College Administration, Governing Boards
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Haleck, Peggy A. – Educational Perspectives, 2006
For the past thirty-one years, the University of Hawai'i (UH) has worked in collaboration with the American Samoa Department of Education (ASDOE) and the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) to upgrade the professional level of American Samoa's elementary teachers. During these early years of the partnership, several UH professors served as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Inservice Teacher Education
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Tauiliili, Paul – Educational Perspectives, 2006
A paradigm shift is occurring in the approach to teaching in the education system of American Samoa. This shift can be characterized as the movement from a traditional, teacher-centered approach to a constructivist, student-centered approach. One factor that has contributed to this shift arises from the training of teachers through the University…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Program Effectiveness, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Foreign Countries
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Kneubuhl, James; Fua, Tupua Roy – Educational Perspectives, 2006
A number of circumstances make it difficult for aspiring teachers in American Samoa to earn certification and/or advanced degrees. Young men and women who graduate from the territory's high schools have two options available to them if they plan to continue their education. They can pursue a two-year degree at the American Samoa Community College…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, College Role
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Gurr, Donna – Educational Perspectives, 2006
In this article, the author proposes to describe some of the developments that have taken place in public education in American Samoa in the past few years. This has really been a period of rapid change and although many challenges remain, there has been considerable progress on several fronts. One of the fundamental organizational reforms that…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Leadership, Public Education, Organizational Change
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Greene, William L.; Ropeti, Siamaua; Ino, Lisa Vaivao; Ah-Sue, Denise; Sappa, Faleula Aoelua – Educational Perspectives, 2006
Four and a half years have passed since four teachers from Cohort VI in American Samoa graduated from the University of Hawai'i with bachelor of education degrees and with teaching licenses from the state of Hawai'i. This article highlights changes and developments in the beliefs and practices of these four teachers who, in the midst of full time…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Foreign Countries, Beliefs
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