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A Chinese Perspective on Teaching and Learning

1st Edition

Edited by Betty C. Eng


214 pages | 3 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780415895941
pub: 2011-12-22

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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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Editor

Betty C. Eng is Assistant Professor at the City University of Hong Kong in the Department of Applied Social Studies.

About the Series

Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

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

construct them.

• 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


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Multicultural Education
EDUCATION / Comparative