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Teaching and learning in Japan

Author: Thomas P Rohlen; Gerald K LeTendre
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Major scholars on Japan explore the Japanese style of learning in this important volume, drawing upon ethnographic and experimental studies of learning throughout the lifespan. The reader will get an inside view of Japanese teaching methods.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas P Rohlen; Gerald K LeTendre
ISBN: 0521651158 9780521651158 0521495873 9780521495875
OCLC Number: 41430994
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Description: vi, 399 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Japanese theories of learning / Thomas P. Rohlen and Gerald K. LeTendre --
Teaching and learning in the Rinzai Zen monastery / G. Victor Sōgen Hori --
Building character / Thomas P. Rohlen --
Fostering social and intellectual development : the roots of Japanese educational success / Catherine C. Lewis --
"And Tomoko wrote this song for us" / Lauren J. Kotloff --
Honoring the individual / Nancy Sato --
Teachers and teaching : elementary schools in Japan and the United States / Shin-ying Lee, Theresa Graham, and Harold W. Stevenson --
Responsibility and learning : some preliminary hypotheses about Japanese elementary classrooms / Ineko Tsuchida and Catherine C. Lewis --
Cultures of mathematics instruction in Japanese and American elementary classrooms / James W. Stigler, Clea Fernandez and Makoto Yoshida --
The Kumon approach to teaching and learning / Nancy Ukai Russell --
Shidō : the concept of guidance / Gerald K. LeTendre --
The path to adulthood according to Japanese middle schools / Rebecca Irwin Fukuzawa --
Try, try again : training in noh drama / Tom Hare --
The Suzuki Method of music instruction / Lois Peak --
Conclusion : themes in the Japanese culture of learning / Thomas P. Rohlen and Gerald K. LeTendre.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas P. Rohlen, Gerald K. LeTendre.

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"This text provides an in-depth examination of Japanese learning and teaching in many contexts across the life span of the Japanese people." Contemporary Psychology "Teaching and Learning in Japan Read more...

 
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