Bridge the gap: Cross cultural exchange project between North Texas State University and the Hong Kong Institute of Education

Philip Edward LYON

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Abstract

This paper will describe a project that was designed to encourage dialogue and exchange between students taking courses in Special Education at the University of North Texas and The Hong Kong Institute of Education via the Internet. The project was designed for the to develop a peer mentoring relationship sharing their experiences, increasing their cultural awareness, and examining their philosophy. Information will be presented on the manner in which the project was designed. Details of the mechanics of the project, samples of the exchanges and the evaluation of the project as well as future plans will be presented.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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cultural relations
Hong Kong
education
student exchange
mentoring
mechanic
special education
dialogue
Internet
evaluation
experience

Citation

Lyon, P. E. (1999, February). Bridge the gap: Cross cultural exchange project between North Texas State University and the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Paper presented at the International Conference on Teacher Education 1999: Teaching Effectiveness and Teacher Development in the New Century, Hong Kong Institute of Education, China.