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1st Edition

A Chinese Perspective on Teaching and Learning

Edited By

Betty C. Eng

ISBN 9780415895941
Published December 22, 2011 by Routledge
254 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

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