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Tsang, Art – Intercultural Education, 2022
This study was set against the backdrop of a common worldwide phenomenon of internationalisation and multiculturality on campuses, the prevalence of cross-cultural communication in the epoch of globalisation, and a paucity of studies investigating both mainstream and minority students' intra- and cross-cultural interaction and attitudes. As the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness, Multicultural Education
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Yu, Baohua – Intercultural Education, 2021
Despite widely reported 'Mainland-Hong Kong conflicts', recent years have witnessed progressive growth of Mainland Chinese students in Hong Kong universities. This study aims to explore the role of Willingness to Communicate (WTC) in the cross-cultural adaptation of such a group of sojourning students. Structural equation modelling showed that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Student Adjustment, Language Usage
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Wurf, Gerald C. – Intercultural Education, 2018
International schools provide a unique context for examining the influence of culture on adolescent personality and identity. In order to investigate whether intercultural education attenuates or amplifies known cultural differences in personality, the traits of 81 students from Chinese, North American, and mixed Chinese-North American cultural…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, International Schools, Acculturation, Self Concept
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Jiang, Heng – Intercultural Education, 2016
This study explores how pre-service teachers in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the United States perceive educational diversity in relation to students' academic achievement by means of qualitative content analysis. It takes cultural psychological perspectives to revisit the attribute reasoning embedded in individualist and collectivist…
Descriptors: Individualism, Collectivism, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement
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Li, Jia; Zhang, Zheng – Intercultural Education, 2015
Adopting Cummins' model of intervention for collaborative empowerment, this study reports on a transnational project that examines (1) the effectiveness of enhancing critical cultural awareness by engaging culturally diverse university students in online discussions and (2) students' perspectives on understanding different cultures through mass…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Environment, Cultural Awareness
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Lo, Yan Lam; Leung, Yan Wing; Yuen, Wai Wa – Intercultural Education, 2015
From 2009 to 2011, the authors launched the Basic Law Education Project: Education for Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Hong Kong. This article focuses on a subset of the overarching data-set and discusses the findings that resulted from a comparative analysis of two participating schools. A survey was deployed to assess the extent to which a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Student Rights, Secondary School Students
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Chan, Kam Wing – Intercultural Education, 2014
Some educators may see cooperative learning as a Western pedagogy that is difficult to use in Eastern countries with a Confucian Heritage, while others argue that the philosophy of Confucius parallels the elements of cooperative learning. This article reports the key findings of a 2-year longitudinal study that investigated the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Cooperative Learning, Confucianism
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Hue, Ming-Tak; Kennedy, Kerry J. – Intercultural Education, 2012
Presently, there are a growing number of ethnic minority students in Hong Kong schools. This article examines teachers' views of the cross-cultural experience of ethnic minority students, their influence on the performance of these students, and how the diverse learning needs of these students are being addressed. Qualitative data were collected…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Interviews, Student Diversity, Cultural Pluralism
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Leung, Yan Wing; Lo, Yan Lam – Intercultural Education, 2012
As in most countries, human rights education (HRE) in Hong Kong has never been high on the educational agenda. In 2009, a compulsory subject, Liberal Studies (LS), which could be used as a platform for HRE, was introduced. The Hong Kong Institute of Education launched a research and development project which, as one of its objectives, studied LS…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Childrens Rights
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Leung, Yan Wing; Yuen, Timothy Wai Wa; Chong, Yiu Kwong – Intercultural Education, 2011
In an era of rapid globalization, space and time are seriously compressed. People from different nations, cultures, religions and other backgrounds have become much more interconnected and interdependent. Since people are rapidly intermingling, what values should be considered as standards and norms in regulating this situation, so that people of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Secondary Schools, Civil Rights, Global Approach
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Jackson, Jane – Intercultural Education, 2009
This paper presents an ethnographic case study of advanced second language (L2) students from Hong Kong who took part in a short-term sojourn in England after 14 weeks of preparation. While abroad, they lived with a host family, took literary/cultural studies courses, visited cultural sites, participated in debriefing sessions, and conducted…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Ethnography
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Leung, Yan Wing – Intercultural Education, 2008
In Hong Kong, human rights education (HRE) is considered an aspect of civic education. For decades, HRE has been poorly attended. In 2009, a new compulsory subject, Liberal Studies, where HRE can be infused, will be introduced to senior secondary students (15-18 years old). This article reviews the development of HRE within civic education,…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Civics, Foreign Countries, Secondary Education
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Westrick, Jan M.; Yuen, Celeste Y. M. – Intercultural Education, 2007
Teacher education programs and teachers' own lives in the relatively homogeneous communities of the past have hardly equipped them to assist their students to become interculturally sensitive, global citizens. This study compares the levels of intercultural sensitivity of secondary school teachers in four Hong Kong schools using the Intercultural…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers
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Bodycott, Peter – Intercultural Education, 2006
This paper discusses the concept of "cultural cross-currents," their implicit nature and the potential they have to effect second language literacy learning, teaching and curriculum reform in Hong Kong primary classrooms. Despite the substantive implications for learning, the exploration of cultural influences upon teacher and student…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Educational Change
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Schleicher, Andreas – Intercultural Education, 2006
This report examines how immigrant students performed, mainly in mathematics and reading, but also in science and problem-solving skills in the PISA 2003 assessment, both in comparison with native students in their adopted country and relative to other students across all countries covered in the report (the "case countries"). In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation, First Generation College Students, Immigrants
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