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To What Extent Is the Eastern Culture's Way of Learning Superior to the Western Culture's Way of Learning?

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Transcript of To What Extent Is the Eastern Culture's Way of Learning Superior to the Western Culture's Way of Learning?

Nene Yutakom To What Extent is the Eastern Culture's Way of Learning More Effective Than the Western Culture's Way of Learning? Amy Chua Works Consulted From 'Why Chinese Mothers are Superior.' From 'Mother Inferior?' Hanna Rosin Yale's Motto: "Light and Truth." 'The Learning Virtues' Both ways of learning has its advantages. The eastern culture's way of learning may enforce perseverance and dedication into its students, but there is a tradeoff of a lack of creativity and curiosity. To sum it all up... Brooks, David. “The Learning Virtues.” NY Times. The New York Times Company. 28 February 2013. Web. 03 April 2013.
Bruns, Jana. “East-West Learning.” Brown Alumni Magazine. Brown Alumni Magazine. 2013. Web. 04 April 2013.
Chua, Amy. “The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.” New York: Penguin, 2011. Print.
Chua, Amy. “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior.” Wall Street Journal. Wall Street Journal. 2011. Web. 29 March 2013.
Kinloch, Adrian. “About the Author.” Hanna Rosin. (Author Herself). 2013. Web. 04 April 2013.
Rosin, Hanna. “Mother Inferior?” Wall Street Journal. Wall Street Journal. 15 January 2011. Web. 01 April 2013.
Spiegel, Alix. “Struggle for Smarts? How Eastern and Western Cultures Tackle Learning.” NPR. NPR Organization. 12 November 2012. Web. 02 April 2013.

"Western parents try to respect their children's individuality...By contrast, the Chinese believe that the best way...is by preparing them for the future, letting them see what they're capable of..." Success will not make you happy.
Happiness is the great human quest.
Children have to find happiness themselves.
It is better to have a happy, moderately successful child than a miserable high-achiever. " "...I will offer some of my own: East-West Learning Images Used 'How Eastern and Western Cultures Tackle Learning' Eastern Culture Western Culture Struggle Intelligence Nanjing's Motto: "Be sincere and hold high aspirations, learn diligently and practice earnestly." Western Understanding Eastern Understanding critical inquiry
sharing of ideas
innate curiosity
the "Aha!" moment of understanding less emphasis on innate curiosity
learning process
diligence, perseverance, concentration
accumulation of understanding There are always downsides to everything... West Curiosity, interest, enjoyment, and intrinsic motivation
Lack of persistence, low expectations, overinflated sense of self East Perseverance, commitment, humility
Neglect of creativity http://amychua.com/
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