Education and Training in Japan, Volume 2

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Thomas P. Rohlen, Christopher Bjork
Taylor & Francis US, 1998 - Education - 344 pages
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This collection, written by Japanese and foreign scholars, represents an inclusive cross-section of the most important work in key areas of this field. Topics include: * the impact of Japanese education and training on Japan's economy and culture * the Japanese influence on the "East Asian approach" to education, in comparison with the educational systems of Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong * Japan's promotion of "learning organizations" and "Knowledge workers" for the Information Age.
 

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Contents

Cooperation and control in Japanese nursery schools
18
the Japanese
35
learning
66
harmony and cooperation
84
Japanese elementary school education
104
Crosscultural studies of mathematics teaching
119
teaching in Japan and in the United States
150
elementary schools in Japan
165
Internationalization in Japans elementary school social
191
An analysis of Japanese and American textbooks
215
The path to adulthood according to Japanese middle
239
teaching hierarchy and social
261
kosoku ihan
283
an exploratory essay
304
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Rohlen is at Stanford University.

Bjork is at Stanford University

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