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Wai-Chung, Ho – Compare A Journal of Comparative Education, 2004
This study compares the music taught and its associated cultural values in Shanghai and Taipei primary and secondary schools. Both owe their cultural ascendancy to traditional Chinese music and western musicology. How do the music education systems of these two Chinese communities reflect their respective public cultures and political ideologies?…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Ideology, Patriotism
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Lin, Wan-Ying; Cheong, Pauline Hope; Kim, Yong-Chan; Jung, Joo-Young – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Asian youths are embracing communication technologies at a burgeoning rate, yet interesting differences in Internet access and use exist among this younger generation. Our empirical investigation provides a rich and comparative look into what Asian youths do online, with an emphasis on an understudied area: their civic uses of new media. Data…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Games, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Gallagher, Kathleen; Wessels, Anne; Ntelioglou, Burcu Yaman – Ethnography and Education, 2013
The following article describes a research context that has privileged both virtual and placed-based ethnographic fieldwork, using a hybrid methodology of live and digital communications across school sites in Toronto, Canada; Lucknow, India; Taipei, Taiwan; and Boston, USA. The multi-site ethnographic study is concerned with questions of school…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies
Hvistendahl, Mara – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
This article describes the current lives of the Chinese leaders of 1989. Wang Dan, an active organizer year before the demonstrations and quickly became a leader in the square, has completed a Ph.D. in Chinese history at Harvard University last year and is now on a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Oxford. Wu'er Kaixi, who took a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Profiles, Change Agents, Activism
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Lee, Paul S. N.; Leung, Louis; Lo, Venhwei; Xiong, Chengyu – Social Indicators Research, 2008
This study assesses the perceived role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) including the Internet, mobile telephone, CD/MD/MP3, television and VCR/VCD/DVD in raising quality of life (QoL). A comparison is made between three Chinese cities, namely, Beijing, Taipei and Hong Kong, to see if differences exist in the perceived value of…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Quality of Life, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Ho, Meng-Ching – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 1998
Investigated the potentiality that culture studies has to motivate Tawainese junior-high-school pupils to learn English, and tried to establish the relations between pupil interests in culture studies and their orientations, attitudes, and motivation toward learning English. Grade 1 and 2 students (n=480) from Taipei City and Taipei County…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Chen, Huey-Shys; Sheu, Jiunn-Jye; Chen, W. William – Health Education & Behavior, 2006
The purpose of this study was to conduct psychometric testing on the Chinese version of the decisional balance scale (CDBS) with Taiwanese seventh, eighth, and ninth graders who were recruited from the Taipei metropolitan area. A random cluster sampling method was used with 554 adolescents between the ages of 13 and 17 years. Factor analysis…
Descriptors: Smoking, Testing, Construct Validity, Adolescents
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Yue, Ziao Dong; Rudowicz, Elisabeth – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2002
A survey of 489 undergraduates in Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, and Taipei, found politicians were nominated by all four samples as being the most creative individuals in the past and at present. Scientists and inventors ranked second in position. Artists, musicians, and businessmen were rarely nominated. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Chinese, Chinese Culture, College Students, Creative Thinking
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Ho, Ching-Jung – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2004
The Community University (CU) movement in Taiwan arose from calls for education reform and social change in the country since the last decade. In 1998 the first CU, Wenshan CU, operated by local activists and grass-roots groups, was established in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, as an outgrowth of a popular rally for education reform in 1994.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Community Schools, Foreign Countries
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Tsao, Yea-Ling – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2004
The major purpose of this study was to attempt to understand some of the reasons for Mathematics perception of Taiwanese children compared to American children. The study was conducted with elementary schools in the Denver metropolitan area and Taipei, Taiwan in which fifth graders in each city (21 and 37 respectively) were selected as target…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Metropolitan Areas, Child Development
Wang, Wen-Ling; Wu, Jiun-Wei; Lin, Yu-Chin – Online Submission, 2006
Enrichment is one of the important educational models for gifted students. However, the research on gifted enrichment programs rarely leads to instructional interventions for culturally diverse students. The purposes of this study were: (a) to propose an ecology enrichment summer program for gifted students from mainstream and diverse cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Enrichment Activities, Ecology
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Chen, Su-chiao – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 1996
Explores to what extent a mother-tongue educational program can reinvigorate Taiwan's ethnic cultural identity. Content of mother-tongue materials used in Taipei county for Taiwanese, Hakka, and Ataylic students is analyzed, and interviews with members from each ethnic group are also conducted as a supplement. (JL)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Educational Policy, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries
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Defense Language Inst., Monterey, CA. – 1979
Texts in spoken Standard Chinese were developed to improve and update Chinese materials to reflect current usage in Beijing and Taipei. The focus is on communicating in Chinese in practical situations. The overall course is organized into 10 modules, student workbooks, and resource modules. This workbook covers the orientation and biographic…
Descriptors: Chinese, Chinese Culture, Communication (Thought Transfer), Communicative Competence (Languages)
Office of Policy and Planning (ED), Washington, DC. – 1993
While the member countries of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) have many differences in culture, history, and level of economic development, all APEC representatives who attended this ministerial agreed on the importance of establishing education standards and examination systems to meet the needs of their people in the 21st century.…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Objectives
Barclay, Lisa K. – 1985
This study examines the relationship between temperament characteristics and skill manifestations or deficits in two groups of kindergarten children, one in Ohio and one in Taipei, Taiwan. Its purposes were to determine if such a relationship did exist and, if so, to see if it obtained cross-culturally. Teachers and parents assessed children on…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Cross Cultural Studies, Discrimination Learning, Intervention
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