Revisiting The Chinese Learner

Changing Contexts, Changing Education

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ISBN: 978-90-481-3839-5 (Print) 978-90-481-3840-1 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. INTRODUCTION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-32

      Moving Beyond Paradoxes: Understanding Chinese Learners and Their Teachers

  3. STUDENT BELIEFS AND APPROACHES TO LEARNING

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 34-34

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      Chapter

      Pages 35-69

      Learning to Self-Perfect: Chinese Beliefs about Learning

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      Chapter

      Pages 71-88

      Motivation and Competition in Hong Kong Secondary Schools: The Students’ Perspective

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      Chapter

      Pages 89-129

      New Experiences, New Epistemology, and the Pressures of Change: The Chinese Learner in Transition

  4. TEACHER BELIEFS, CHANGING PEDAGOGY AND TEACHER LEARNING

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 132-132

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      Chapter

      Pages 133-167

      The Chinese Learner of Tomorrow

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      Chapter

      Pages 169-210

      Classroom Innovation for the Chinese Learner: Transcending Dichotomies and Transforming Pedagogy

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      Chapter

      Pages 211-231

      Teaching Mathematics: Observations from Urban and Rural Schools in Mainland China

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      Chapter

      Pages 233-254

      Teaching English to Chinese-Speaking Children

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      Chapter

      Pages 255-279

      Preschool Pedagogy: A Fusion of Traditional Chinese Beliefs and Contemporary Notions of Appropriate Practice

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      Chapter

      Pages 281-311

      In Search of a Third Space: Teacher Development in Mainland China

  5. CONCLUSION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 314-314

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      Chapter

      Pages 315-349

      The Paradoxes Revisited: The Chinese Learner in Changing Educational Contexts

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 351-360