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Author Wang, Chuang.

Title Educational Practices in China, Korea, and the United States Reflections from a Study Abroad Experience
Published Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Incorporated, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (248 p.)
Series Literacy, Language and Learning Ser
Literacy, Language and Learning Ser
Contents Cover -- Series page -- Educational Practices in China, Korea, and the United States -- Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data -- Contents -- Introduction -- PART I: INFLUENCE OF CULTURE, PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT, AND ECONOMY -- CHAPTER 1: How Culture Influences Gender Roles and Expectations in Chinese Culture -- CHAPTER 2: Factors That Influence Parent Involvement in an Educational Context in the United States, China, and South Korea
CHAPTER 3: A Comparison Study on the Effects of Parental Involvement, Teacher Ability, and Socioeconomic Status on Academic Achievement in the United States, China, and South Korea -- CHAPTER 4: Education and the Economy -- PART II: TEACHING AND LEARNING -- CHAPTER 5: Comparative Analysis of Instructional Texts and the Cross-Cultural Dialogue Between Teachers -- CHAPTER 6: Comparisons of Teaching English as a Second Language in the United States and China -- CHAPTER 7: English as a Foreign Language and Foreign Language Education in the United States, China, and South Korea
CHAPTER 8: Student Fitness Abroad -- PART III: NEW PEDAGOGICAL FRAMEWORK AND PRACTICES -- CHAPTER 9: Chinese and South Korean Education Reformations -- CHAPTER 10: How Smart Learning is Defined -- CHAPTER 11: 21st Century Classroom -- CHAPTER 12: Culturally Speaking -- PART IV: CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 13: Conclusion -- ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Summary "This book is written by a diverse cohort of both of American educators, including professors, teachers, school counselors, and school administrators from pre-K to college levels. Most of the contributors come from disciplinary areas of English as a second language and school administration. With the pressure of Common Core State Standards Initiative, American educators are now shifting their focus to standards-based instruction. Meanwhile, Chinese educators are moving away from national standards and developing state level curriculum and instruction to meet specific needs of the students in local provinces. There is also a debate about whether or not to use the National College Entrance Examination as the only test for college admission. Some provinces (e.g., Zhejiang and Hubei) are administering their own college entrance examinations. The book outlines the sociocultural roots of education in the three countries, linking the tradition and philosophical orientations to each country's own history of education. Furthermore, the book compares and contrasts the curriculum, especially the teaching of English as a second/foreign language, in three countries. This book examines the stress of students, physical education, various pedagogical styles in foreign language education as well as instructional texts and cross-cultural dialogue between teachers. Additionally, the book explores factors that influence parent's involvement and women's educational and career aspirations. Lastly, the book presents modern technologies such as smart learning technologies and online learning platforms not only to facilitate future educational systems but also to promote international exchanges. The chapters of the book are thematically diverse, but they help to provide inspirations for educators both in American and Asian countries. The findings offer alternative practical lenses for educational community to seek for some "middle ground" between Chinese, South Korea and American education. The intended audience for this book is graduate students, teachers, administrators, and professionals in education"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Comparative education.
Education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education -- China.
Education -- Korea (South)
Education -- United States.
Comparative education.
Korea (South)
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Kim, Do-Hong.
Kolano, Lan
ISBN 1641138785