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Author Wray, Harry, 1931-

Title Japanese and American education : attitudes and practices / Harry Wray.

Publication Info. Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  370.952 W943J    Check Shelf
Description x, 322 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [301]-309) and index.
Contents Japanese schools' higher achievement, literacy, efficiency, discipline, classroom mamagement, and strengths of centralization -- Factors shaping current Japanese education -- Japanese educational weaknesses and American strengths -- The distorting influence of school ranking, entrance examinations, and supplementary institutional educational systems on individuals and schools -- Societal attitudes debilitating American education and the compelling need for educational reform -- Teaching morale, policy input, remuneration, competence, and professional education in Japan and the United States -- American and Japanese curruclur differences -- Conclusion.
Subject Education -- Japan.
Education -- United States.
Comparative education.
ISBN 0897896521 alkaline paper
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