Cultural Foundations of Learning: East and West

By Jin Li

Western and East Asian humans carry essentially assorted ideals approximately studying that impression how they technique baby rearing and schooling. Reviewing a long time of analysis, Dr. Jin Li provides a massive conceptual contrast among the Western brain version and the East Asian advantage version of studying. the previous goals to domesticate the brain to appreciate the area, while the latter prioritizes the self to be perfected morally and socially. Tracing the cultural origins of the 2 huge highbrow traditions, Li info how each one version manifests itself within the psychology of the educational procedure, studying impact, regard of one's studying friends, expression of what one is familiar with, and fogeys' guiding efforts. regardless of present day sped up cultural alternate, those studying versions don't minimize yet undergo.

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