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Van Hook, Steven R. – Journal of Research in International Education, 2011
Educators of international students are frequently challenged to cope with a clashing diversity of cultures in a classroom setting. This study examined what sorts of themes and images might resonate across nationalities and cultures, which could then be used as transcultural tools for international educators. The study employed mixed qualitative…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cultural Differences, Models, International Education
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2008
This article considers various learning theories, applied to three key transforming areas in adult education in general, and distance learning in particular: the andragogical issues, the technical issues, and the cultural issues. Cultural Dimension Indexes from Hofstede (1997) are appended. (Contains 1 chart.)
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Distance Education, Prior Learning, Adult Education
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2007
The effective use of transcultural themes and images may help promote positive resonance in international settings, such as found in the traditional and online classrooms of globalizing higher education. Findings of transculturally resonant themes and images may be applied to international classroom pedagogy through such means as multimedia…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Multimedia Instruction, Economics Education, Foreign Students
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2005
Educators of international students are frequently challenged to cope with a clashing diversity of cultures in a classroom setting. This study examined what sorts of themes and images might resonate across nationalities and cultures, which could then be used as tools to aid an instructional framework for international education. The study employed…
Descriptors: Social Change, Methods, Cultural Differences, International Education