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To What Extent Is the Eastern Culture's Way of Learning Superior to the Western Culture's Way of Learning?
Transcript of To What Extent Is the Eastern Culture's Way of Learning Superior to the Western Culture's Way of Learning?
Bruns, Jana. “East-West Learning.” Brown Alumni Magazine. Brown Alumni Magazine. 2013. Web. 04 April 2013.
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"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
the "Aha!" moment of understanding less emphasis on innate curiosity
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/