214 pages | 3 B/W Illus.
Bringing together educators from a range of backgrounds - psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, and teaching - this volume shows how Asian cultural values and beliefs can provide a lens through which to understand and envision how curriculum and pedagogy can be creatively adapted, not only in a local Chinese classroom context, but in a global context as well.
Series Editor’s Note Kerry J. Kennedy Foreword William Ayers. Acknowledgments 1. Introduction Betty C. Eng Part 1: Culture of the Classroom 2. Teaching About Filial Piety and Learning from Its Antecedents Chau-kiu Cheung and Alex Yui-huen Kwan 3. The Applicability of Peer Learning and Peer Assessment in Hong Kong: A Cultural Perspective Raymond Wai-man Chan and Alice M. L. Chong 4. Turning Conflict into Collaboration Kathy Kam Ping Leung Part 2: Contextualizing the Curriculum 5. Teaching Group Counseling in Hong Kong: The Experience of a Teaching Excellence Award Winner T. Wing Lo 6. Subjective Process and Outcome Evaluation of a Social Work Methods Course: Findings Based on the Perspective of the Students Tak-yan Lee, Esther O.W. Chow and Joannes M.W. Lee 7. Teaching Sexual Diversity in Hong Kong: Challenging Homophobia Diana Kan Kwok 8. Critical Self-Examination of Homophobia: A Sexual Diversity Teacher’s Personal Journey Yuen Chun, Louisa, Chan Part 3: Learner and Learning: Expanding the Classroom 9. Implementing Volunteer Program to University Students in Hong Kong: Enhancing Volunteer Participation Through Service Matching and Organizational Support E. Suk Ching Liu, Joseph Wu, T. Wing Lo and Anna N.N. Hui 10. Project X: The Project for Learning Excellence: A First-Year, Non-Credit Bearing, Department-Based, Co-Curricular Course for Students in Social Sciences Katty P. Ho, Alice M. L. Chong, Stephanie Fung Yee Lai and Remus Kai Chun Kwok
The purpose of this series is to provide a comprehensive coverage of schooling issues in
Asia and a platform for exploring educational futures in the region. It also aims to:
• Locate schools in the broader social, political, economic and cultural contexts that
• Investigate the ways schools cater for all groups of students, and in particular
disadvantaged groups, in the quest for equality of opportunity.
• Investigate the distinctive qualities of schools in Asia and the relationship of these
qualities to schooling outcomes.
• Highlight comparative issues in schooling across East-West divides including cultures,
digital technologies, socioeconomic well being and development trajectories of different