Learning and Motivation: An Asian Perspective

  title={Learning and Motivation: An Asian Perspective},
  author={Farideh Salili},
  journal={Psychology \& Developing Societies},
  pages={55 - 81}
  • F. Salili
  • Published 1 March 1996
  • Psychology
  • Psychology & Developing Societies
The paper examines the learning style and achievement orientation of Asian people focusing on the role of social and cultural factors including attitudes totuards learning and education. The strong collectivistic orientation of Asian people influences their achievement behaviour and success is defined in terms of recog nition and smooth social relationships. Asian students are socialised to value education and consider it a filial duty. The learning context in Asian countries is characterised… Expand
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