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Many Chinese cultures, many learning styles
conference contributionposted on 2017-12-06, 00:00 authored by Molly YangMolly Yang, S Lin
This paper examines some features of Chinese culture of mainland Chinese culture, Hong Kong Chinese culture, Singaporean Chinese culture and Malaysian Chinese culture with a particular focus on educational aspects and issues. Since the 1950s, Chinese culture is fragmented to a variety of cultural derivatives. From the literatures on learning approaches to suggest that different approaches result from different social and educational experiences. Although a similar culture is shared by Chinese from mainland China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore but each has different sociological settings. This paper examines the social and educational backgrounds in which these Chinese culture background students and focuses on the learning style preference of mainland Chinese students in Australian universities.
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Parent TitleConference proceedings of the 20th ISANA International Education Conference, 1-4 December 2009, Hotel Realm, Canberra, Australia
Number of Pages9
LocationHotel Realm, Canberra, Australia
PublisherISANA International Education Association Inc.
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Qld.
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External Author AffiliationsABC Immigration & Education Consultants; Conference; Faculty of Arts, Business, Informatics and Education; Not affiliated to a Research Institute;
Name of ConferenceISANA International Education Association. Conference