Learning cultures and learning styles: myth-understandings about adult (Hong Kong) Chinese learners

@inproceedings{Kennedy2002LearningCA,
  title={Learning cultures and learning styles: myth-understandings about adult (Hong Kong) Chinese learners},
  author={Peter Kennedy},
  year={2002}
}
The picture that often emerges from the research literature on ‘Chinese learners’ is a caricature of rote-learning, memorization and passivity. This article takes issue with the stereotype. The paper is in three parts. The first part considers the extent to which Chinese culture may influence Chinese learning styles. Some received opinions are counterpoised with more recent reinterpretations. The paper later examines some of the findings from the literature on effective adult learning. The… CONTINUE READING

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