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Western psychological and educational theory in diverse contexts

Author: Julian Elliott; Elena L Grigorenko
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
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Examines aspects of Western psychological and educational theory in relation to educational practice around the world, and considers the extent to which current understandings are truly applicable to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Elliott; Elena L Grigorenko
ISBN: 9780415418522 0415418526
OCLC Number: 217890698
Description: 194 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Are Western educational theories and practices truly universal? / Julian Elliott, Elena Grigorenko --
Culture, instruction, and assessment / Robert J. Sternberg --
Bridging between orthodox Western higher educational practices and an African sociocultural context / Robert Serpell --
Orthodoxy, cultural compatibility, and universals in education / Roland G. Tharp, Stephanie Stoll Dalton --
Western influences on Chinese educational testing / Weihua Niu --
The impact of the West on Chinese educational testing / Weihua Niu --
The impact of the West on post-Soviet Russian education : change and resistance to change / Julian Elliott, Jonathan Tudge --
Teachers' ethnotheories of the "ideal student" in five Western cultures / Sara Harkness [and others] --
Schooling's contribution to social capital : study from a native Amazonian society in Bolivia / Ricardo Godoy [and others] --
Hitting, missing, and in between : a typology of the impact of Western education on the non-Western world / Elena L. Grigorenko.
Other Titles: Western psychological & educational theory in diverse contexts
Responsibility: edited by Julian Elliott and Elena Grigorenko.

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