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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 35, Number 6

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 3

  1. Introduction, background, and international perspectives: Korean history, culture, and education

    Susan J. Paik

    Ogbu's (1988) “cultural model of success” guides us in understanding one's success through historical, cultural, structural (normative), and situational factors. Perceptions of schooling and... More

    pp. 535-607

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  2. Why do South Korean students study hard? Reflections on Paik's study

    Yunhan Hwang

    In this chapter, Professor Hwang reflects on the findings of the study. He re-examines the cost of education in South Korea and the United States, the importance of time spent studying outside of... More

    pp. 609-618

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  3. Searching for a dialectic synthesis: reflections on Paik's study

    Ward Weldon

    In this chapter, Professor Weldon attempts to find a “common ground” between the two very different educational systems, South Korea and the United States. He re-examines Paik's analysis in terms... More

    pp. 619-626

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