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Learning and Teaching in the Chinese ClassroomResponding to Individual Needs$
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Shane N. Phillipson and Bick-har Lam

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9789888083428

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.001.0001

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The Contexts of Teaching in the Twenty-First Century

The Contexts of Teaching in the Twenty-First Century

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Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom

Bick-har Lam

Hong Kong University Press

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

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