Tagged with " American"
By     |    Mar 1, 2008   
Posted in: China and the World, Education, Intercultural Issues     |    1 Comment

Two Million Minutes – Comparing Education in the U.S., China & India

Two Million Minutes is a documentary film which compares how American students measure up to those in India and China. The film is conceived by Robert A. Compton, who also was the executive director. As explained by Education World, the title means: High school often is measured by years or events, but across many nations, there is a common factor: Every student has 2 million minutes from the time he or she [...]

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By     |    Apr 27, 2006   
Posted in: Cultural Studies, Intercultural Issues     |    No Comments

Official Intercultural Tips

“Speak softly, don’t argue and slow down” – this is a title by Telegraph Newspaper Online on April 16th reporting that under a programme starting next month, several leading US companies will give employees heading abroad a “World Citizens Guide featuring 16 etiquette tips on how they can help improve America’s battered international image.” It is also reported that Business for Diplomatic Action (BDA), a non-profit group funded by big American [...]

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By     |    Apr 2, 2006   
Posted in: Books     |    3 Comments

American Cultural Patterns – A Useful Reference

Although it has taken a philosophical approach, and not very easy to read for non-native English readers, American Cultural Patterns: A Cross-Cultural Perspective is still a quite useful reference for people interested in knowing more about American culture . The book was written by Edward C. Stewart, Milton J. Bennett in 1991. The picture link here will take you to Amazon for more details of the book.

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