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International Education and the Chinese Learner.

Author: Janette Ryan; Gordon Slethaug
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays aim at fostering discussion about the growth of international education and the Chinese learner between educators from schools and universities in Hong Kong and abroad. These essays are both theoretical and practical, coming outof the direct experiences of those who have been teaching Chinese learners in international contexts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janette Ryan; Gordon Slethaug
ISBN: 9888028456 9789888028450
OCLC Number: 994394535
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (214 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction; I --
Interrogating International Education and Chinese Learners; 1 --
Something Happened While Nobody Was Looking: The Growth of International Education and the Chinese Learner; 2 --
"The Chinese Learner": Misconceptions and Realities; II --
The Chinese Learner in International Schools in Hong Kong; 3 --
Fit for Purpose? Why Chinese Families Choose International Schools in Hong Kong; 4 --
Being, Becoming, and Belonging: Exploring Hong Kong-Chinese Students' Experiences of the Social Realities of International Schooling. 5 --
Educating Chinese Learners for Social Conscience in Hong Kong: An International School PerspectiveIII --
Teachers and Chinese Learners in Transnational Higher Education Settings; 6 --
A Danish Perspective on Teaching Chinese Students in Europe; 7 --
Chinese Pre-service Teachers in Australia: Language, Identity, and Practice; 8 --
Realizing "Cross-cultural Exchange": A Dialogue between the USA and China; 9 --
Learning for All: Cross-cultural, Interdisciplinary Team Teaching between China and the USA; Notes; Works Cited; Index.

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This collection of essays aim at fostering discussion about the growth of international education and the Chinese learner between educators from schools and universities in Hong Kong and abroad. These essays are both theoretical and practical, coming outof the direct experiences of those who have been teaching Chinese learners in international contexts.

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