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Handbook of Asian Education free pdf This comprehensive and authoritative Handbook describes educational practices in Asia and explains and interprets these practices from cultural, historical, and economic perspectives. It documents the accomplishments and achievements of Asian education and also discusses the challenges it faces.Using a clearly explained civilization-based framework, the volume is structured in five sections, each devoted to educational practices in a particular Asian civilization (Sinic, Japanese, Hindu, Islamic, Buddhist). The topics addressed include both the formal schooling system and out-of-school educational practices, education governance and management, curriculum and assessment, teachers and teaching- learners and learning- home and community. Each section offers one chapter on the challenges education faces and what efforts are underway or planned to meet them, and one chapter on how immigrants from each civilization have come to live in the West, how they are educated, and how they are adapting to their new homes." Handbook of Asian Education: A Cultural Perspective": offers a novel and sensible approach to capture the essence of the diverse educational systems and practices in Asia- is written from an angle to inform readers in the U.S. and other Western cultures about Asian education and the education of Asian immigrants- and uniquely combines description and interpretation of educational practices in Asia. This volume is directed to education researchers and graduate students in international and comparative education, globalization and education, multicultural education, sociocultural foundations of education, Asian studies- educational administrators, and education policy makers.

About Yong Zhao

Yong Zhao is University Distinguished Professor at the College of Education, Michigan State University, where he also serves as the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Technology, and executive director of the Confucius Institute and the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence. He is a fellow of the International Academy for Education.

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Author : Yong Zhao
Publisher : Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Data Published : 01 February 2009
ISBN : 0805864458
EAN : 9780805864458
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 912 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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