Cortazzi, Martin

Researching Cultures of Learning

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Researching Cultures of Learning
Martin Cortazzi, Lixian Jin

Part 1. Some Issues of Research and Its Application

2. Cultures of Learning: An Evolving Concept and an Expanding Field
Yuan Yuan, Qun Xie

3. Comparing Learning Characteristics in Chinese and Anglophone Cultures: Pitfalls and Insights
Janette Ryan

Part II. Exploring Changes in Cultural Heritages and Learning

4. Understanding the Chinese Learners from a Perspective of Confucianism
Junju Wang

5. Reforming Teacher Education in East Africa: The Importance of Socio-cultural Context
Jan Abd-Kadir, Frank Hardman

6. Changing Cultural Ways with Praise: A Distant Action Research Project in China
Jing Wang, Martin Cortazzi

7. Cultures of Learning in Academia: A Lebanese Case Study
Nahla N. Bacha, Rima Bahous

8. Voices of the Reticent? Getting Inside Views of Vietnamese Secondary Students on Learning
Dat Bao

9. Towards Transformative English Language Education: Evolving Glocalization in Textbooks Used in Malaysia
Hajar Abdul Rahim, Shakila Abdul Manan

Part III. Learners’ Perceptions and Expectations of Teachers

10. Kazakh Students’ Perceptions of Good English Teachers: Multiple Heritages in a Culture of Learning
Gulnissa Makhanova, Martin Cortazzi

11. ‘He or She?’ Examining Cultural Influences on Iranian Language Learners’ Perceptions of Teacher Efficacy
Majid Nemati, Shiva Kaivanpanah

12. Poles Apart: Protocols of Expectations about Finnish and Thai Teachers
Erich Berendt, Maaret Mattsson

13. Problematizing the Culture of Learning English in Vietnam: Revisiting Teacher Identity
Thi Thu Huyen Le, Le Ha Phan

Part IV. The Dynamics of Socialization and Motivation in Cultures of Learning

14. Cultural Models, Children’s Beliefs and Parental Socialization: European American and Chinese Learning
Jin Li

15. Social Network Relations in Omani Students’ Motivation to Learn English
Sami Dadi, Lixian Jin

16. Demotivating Factors Affecting Iranian High School Students’ English Learning
Rahman Sahragard, Zahra Alimorad

17. Japanese EFL Learners’ Remotivation Strategies
Joseph Falout, Tim Murphey, Tetsuya Fukuda, Maria Trovela

Keywords: Education, International and Comparative Education, Sociolinguistics, Language Education, Language Teaching

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