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Many Chinese cultures, many learning styles

conference contribution
posted 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.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Parent Title

Conference proceedings of the 20th ISANA International Education Conference, 1-4 December 2009, Hotel Realm, Canberra, Australia

Start Page

1

End Page

9

Number of Pages

9

Start Date

2009-01-01

ISBN-13

9780975718094

Location

Hotel Realm, Canberra, Australia

Publisher

ISANA International Education Association Inc.

Place of Publication

Brisbane, Qld.

Peer Reviewed

  • Yes

Open Access

  • No

External Author Affiliations

ABC Immigration & Education Consultants; Conference; Faculty of Arts, Business, Informatics and Education; Not affiliated to a Research Institute;

Era Eligible

  • Yes

Name of Conference

ISANA International Education Association. Conference