IME 675 - Asian Educational Systems: Implications for Schooling in the United States (3)

This courses compares the educational systems of major Asian countries, with that of the U.S., including China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Philippines, India, and Vietnam. It also compares the schooling experiences of the students from these countries including teaching-learning styles, the curriculum, physical environment and classroom atmosphere, teacher-student relationships, among others, and school-related cultural orientations. Educational implications of these for American teachers of immigrant and international students, at different instructional levels, will be drawn.