qThe impressive and stimulating essays in Bridging Transcultural Divides deal with the cultural and educational issues in the Australian context. (...) The book's central message is that education for Asian students in Australia, and more broadly in the West, can no longer been seen as a one-way transfer of knowledge, but must be understood as a process of reciprocal learning in which both teachers and students are changed by the experience.q - Prof. Tim Wright, University of Sheffield.Selfa#39;reflections by students This self-reflexive process that is at the heart of my own identity is naturally at the core of my teaching. ... In the case of the study of Japanese society and culture, it is the question of how and why Japanese people might behave in ... In the introductory course on Japan, about ten years ago I introduced the writing of a subjective and reflective essay as the final major paper .
|Title||:||Bridging Transcultural Divides|
|Author||:||Xianlin Song, Kate Cadman|
|Publisher||:||University of Adelaide Press - 2012-01-01|