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The Contexts of Teaching in the Twenty-First Century

Bick-har Lam

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9789888083428
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209848 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0001
The Contexts of Teaching in the Twenty-First Century

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This chapter discusses the philosophical and cultural basis of education and teaching to help teachers become fully functioning professionals. The central features of Confucianism as applied to education, and its influence and evolution in Hong Kong classrooms, are examined.

Keywords: philosophies of teaching; cultural basis; Hong Kong classroom; Confucianism

Chapter.  11747 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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