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International Education and the Chinese Learner

Janette Ryan and Gordon Slethaug (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is one of the first full-length studies in the relatively new field of transnational pedagogy to explore the role of the Chinese learner in international schools and universities across the ... More


“The Chinese Learner”: Misconceptions and Realities

Janette Ryan

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Western beliefs about the “inherent” characteristics of “Chinese” learners need to be examined so that a genuine dialogue can be established between (and within) these systems, based on an ... More


Introduction

Gordon Slethaug

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

International education has been growing at an extraordinary pace and shows no signs of abating. The lack of sharing between university and school teachers induced the Faculty of Arts at the ... More


Educating Chinese Learners for Social Conscience in Hong Kong:An International School Perspective

Martin Schmidt

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The theoretical perspectives explored in this book have been helpful frameworks in understanding how and why students come to care about the material they study in class, care about their fellow ... More


Fit for Purpose? Why Chinese Families Choose International Schools in Hong Kong

Chris Forse

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Hong Kong has one of the densest concentrations of international schools in the world, which include “genuine” international schools as well as the unique English Schools Foundation (ESF) system that ... More


Something Happened While Nobody Was Looking: The Growth of International Education and the Chinese Learner

Gordon Slethaug

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the development of international education and the impact on Chinese learners. Recognizing the force of globalization and the need for basic education, international leaders ... More


A Danish Perspective on Teaching Chinese Students in Europe

Jane Vinther

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The issue of the reality of the existence of “the Chinese learner” necessarily leads to the contemplation of “otherness,” the issue of the large culture versus the small culture. When Chinese ... More


Language Development of Chinese Learners

Shane N. Phillipson

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter illustrates the various models of first language (L1) and second language (L2) learning, and the relationship between language learning and achievement, which is particularly relevant ... More


The Regular Chinese Classroom

Shane N. Phillipson

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter begins with a discussion of the influence of Confucian-heritage culture (CHC) on learning and then describes the role of parental expectations in this process. The components of the ... More


Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Shane N. Phillipson and Bick-har Lam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book provides a starting point for understanding the contexts of learning and teaching in the Chinese classroom. Drawing upon recent research in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and China, this book ... More


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