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Thomas Nguyen

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Chinese Spanish Arabic Cultural Characteristics
High PDI Communication Styles
Restrained The Arab world which includes the following countries: Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Saudi Arabia, have a score collectivist score of 62
Quran has very masculine teachings
This very collectivist culture is also very male dominant because the most pronounced religion in these countries is Muslim, the teaching of the Koran is very male related
The majority of illiterates are women
Women are education is affect by not standing up because of the cultures beliefs and tradition. Cultural Characters affect on education? Thomas Nguyen Cultural studies Long Machismo plays a significant role in the Puerto Rican and other Latino groups because this gives the distinction between sexes

Being collectivist means that family traditions, values, and beliefs are very important

Power distance is defined as the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organizations within a country expect and accept that power is distributed unequally Graphs provided by http://www.geert-hofstede.com Collectivism encourages conformity and discourages individuals from dissenting and standing out
Not standing can affect education
Women rights have be deprived while males enjoyed their right
Males are more considered more valuable > females
Women are more likely to cope with being treated unequal Graphs provided by http://www.geert-hofstede.com Communication Styles China: Indirect, restrained, and circular

Spanish: Indirect, restrained, and circular

Arabic: Indirect, restrained, and circular Poverty rates in connection to culture In 2010, 23 percent of immigrants and their U.S.-born children (under 18) lived in poverty, compared to 13.5 percent of natives and their children and as one can see, this is an issue in America because poverty is rate is rising as more of these immigrants are coming to the U.S. which can be linked to their cultural beliefs, for example, if being collectivist and not doing well in school. Graphs provided by http://www.geert-hofstede.com Conclusion Cultural characteristic and the communication styles do indeed affect education because the people are influenced by their beliefs, values, and traditions. Being collectivism, masculine, or even having a low power distance index is what we see reflected in education Audience: Educators and sociologist A brief idea of what culture is Culture is the system of shared beliefs, values, customs, behaviours, and artifacts that the members of society use to cope with their world and with one another, and that are transmitted from generation to generation through learning. What is culture? Culture is the system of shared beliefs, values, customs, behaviors, and artifacts that the members of society use to cope with their world and with one another, and that are transmitted from generation to generation through learning. What is education? Education is the action or process of educating or of being educated (merriam-webster) Learning things http://arkadinconferencing.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/effective-online-communication.jpg https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRJF-YpmSFWrmQyPGLSFs2QG0XsL7_joX5OtheB6K6zQio4ltCoJQ
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