Cross - Cultural Communication

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 6, 2014

A Comparative Study of the Metaphorical Thinking in Eastern and Western Educational Writings: Based on a Comparison of Record on the Subject of Education and Great Didactic of Comenius
AbstractMetaphor is a rhetorical device as well as a way of thinking. Record on the Subject of Education and Great Didactic of Comenius extensively used metaphors. The similarity of the two classics in rhetorical methods does not mean the consistency...
A Comparison between the Impact of Rhetorical Argumentation and Narrating Stories as Communicative Tasks on Achieving the Mastery of Fluency and Accuracy
AbstractThe present study is an investigation of the impact of the patterns of rhetorical argumentation, and narrating stories (together with describing past experiences) on students' fluency and accuracy in speaking. Accordingly, the merit of speaking...
A Comparison of Dying for Love between Oriental and Occidental Drama: Taking Du Liniang and Juliet as Examples
AbstractBoth The Peony Pavilion and Romeo and Juliet concern similar theme of eulogizing the beautiful and passionate love of a young couple, exploring the relationship between love and death, the value and significance of lovers' dying for love. Both...
Analysis of the Teacher Appointment System in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
AbstractThe trait combining Chinese and western characteristics of Hong Kong under the impact of protestant ethic and the traditional Confucian culture is a successful example of localization of Western universities. The author conducts a system text...
Applying Local Language: Communication on the Road in a Multilingual Society
AbstractThe sociolinguistic phenomenon called multilingualism has created two different camps. The first camp is the camp of those who believe that the phenomenon is a curse to the society while the second camp believes that it is a source of novel delight...
Chasm between Students and Ideological and Political Workers and Its Countermeasures: A Case Study on the Emerging Social Network Site
AbstractThe electronic time has brought convenience to college students and at the same time it causes quite a number of issues. One is that the previous conventional face-to-face communication with ideological and political workers, represented by counselors...
Comparative Study on Cultural DNA of Chinese and Western Sketch
AbstractIn this paper, according to the analects of "Lunyu", we try to interpret in concept of sketch. Depending on the clue of the development process for sketch, we contrasted western sketch with Chinese in order to analyze completely different points...
Consolidation of Cyberjournalism: Progress and Regressions of 20 Years of History
AbstractThis article is about the evolution of online media in the past 20 years on the Internet considering the following basic features: hypertext, globalization, instantaneity, multimedia convergence, globalization, updating, digital newspaper and...
Contribution and Defect: Study of International Relations on the Perspective of Feminism
AbstractFeminism has contributed to the theoretical development of ontology and epistemology from totally new ideas and views since the end of the 1980 it put the gender's analysis in the International Relations study. But, feminism has seemed to enter...
Cultivating Intelligent Citizens: The Implication of Dewey's Intelligence Concept for the Chinese Civic Education
Abstract"Intelligence" is the core concept of Dewey's pragmatic philosophy. On the basis of his empirical philosophy, Dewey introduced the concept of intelligence. He believes that intelligence is the uttermost central moral character of a citizen. Promoting...
Cultivation and Practice of Socialist Core Values in the Basic Socialist Economic System with Chinese Characteristics
AbstractFreedom, equality, justice, rule of law are the exposition of socialist core value of the social dimensions by Communist Party of China. The basic socialist economic system with Chinese characteristics is an important part from the social level...
Current Problems and Countermeasures of Religious Cultural Tourism in Chongqing
AbstractWith rich and unique religious cultural resources, Chongqing develops its religious cultural tourism in a colorful content, but such problems that religious cultural tourism hasn't taken off in a big way, lack of brand, lack of cultural connotation,...
Current Situation and Countermeasure on the Development of Taoism Health Preserving Culture Undertaking
AbstractThis paper starts from current situation of Taoism health preserving culture and explores it based on the topic of development of Taoism health preserving culture. Besides, the paper differentiates cultural undertakings and industries which are...
Current Situation, Problems and Future Prospect in Innovative Development of Russian Enterprises
AbstractBeing in the economic transition, Russia is abandoning raw material economy and going on the path of innovative economic development. Against the background of economic transition, this article studies the current situation in innovative development...
Examining Teaching Charisma and Its Relation to Student Engagement
AbstractThis study focuses on the factor of teaching charisma which comprises four key constructs: knowledge, character traits, teaching techniques, and humor. Participants were collected from 17 regular education classrooms within 6 colleges or universities...
Exploration of the Cause for the One-Thousand-Year Popularity of the Tang Dynasty Musical Composition, A Parting Tune with a Thrice Repeated Refrain
AbstractThe Tang dynasty musical composition, A Parting Tune with a Thrice Repeated Refrain, has been spread for over a thousand years and loved by people all the time. The article analyzes the cause for that of the aspects of its background, literary...
Explore the Research Topics in Researching the Great Rear Area of the Anti-Japanese War in China
AbstractIn China, the great rear area of the Anti-Japanese War was a real existence. It generally refers to the western region with Chongqing at the center during the the Anti-Japanese War. In recent years, scholars have gradually paid more attention...
Implementation Deviation and Correction of the Kindergarten Teacher Qualification System in China
AbstractDeviancies such as perfunctoriness, addition, defect and substitution exist in the aspect of kindergarten teacher qualification system in China during its implementation. Implementation deviation of the system stands in the way of achieving institutional...
Impressionistic Music Features in Chinese Piano Works
AbstractThe creation and development of Chinese piano music are based on learning the western composing techniques. The oriental culture ethos and colorful harmony in Debussy's music seems to have innate relationship with Chinese piano music. This paper...
Individualization: Future of Standardized School Development
AbstractStandardized school development plays an important role in narrowing school gap and offering equal access to education. During implementation, however, educational authorities tend to fall into the trap of equal distribution of educational resources,...
Investigation and Analysis of Present Situation and Educational Countermeasures and Cultural Needs of Farmers
AbstractThe samples, from 21 provinces, municipalities directly under the central government, 107 villages, 30 towns, are altogether 3,577. The survey found, the cultural demand of farmers is generally healthy and positive. What they need most are cultural...
Literature Review on Changes of Professional Title Policy in Chinese Universities
AbstractThis paper reviews the literature of research on policy changes of the professional titles in Chinese universities and summarizes the characteristics of policy changes of college professional titles in four aspects of connotation, function, mechanism...
Look into the Logicality of Changes of Chinese Ink from Evolution of the Function of Chinese Painting
AbstractUpon the birth of painting, it was not a kind of independent art. Along with the historical development, the painting evolves from dependency to self-consciousness and independency, and such independent sources on the evolution of the function...
Ojionu Masquerade: Spirit Incarnate in Performance
AbstractThis paper examines one of the most fascinating social masquerade institutions in Igbo culture, in Nigeria. The masquerade institution is seen as an anthropological continuum, manifesting in the people's long tradition of developed performance...
On the Evolution and Differentiation of Human Emotional Culture
AbstractThe evolution of human culture manifests in the differentiation of human culture. So does the evolution of spiritual culture. Emotional culture, as a part of spiritual culture, is differentiated from the matrix of spiritual culture. The process...
Power of Art and Enthusiasm for Inspiration: A Musical Analysis on Debussy's Firework
AbstractAs the founder of impressionism, Claude Debussy endows his works with new musical language in aspects of melody, harmony, and texture, which functioned as a connection role between tonal and atonal music, and later influenced on the development...
Primary Health Care, Comprehensive Social Management and Participation
AbstractFor many, the implementation of strategies of Primary Health Care (PHC) based on interdisciplinary approaches, constitutes a condition of possibility for undertaking mental health reform proposals for the Americas region. This view of the emphasis...
Regional Culture Expressed in Modern Architecture Design
AbstractAbsorbing ethnic traditional elements, modern design should fully protect and develop characteristics of traditional culture and regional culture. Based on respecting traditional culture, modern design should explore the design language with...
Research on Present Situation and Development Countermeasures of Art and Physical Education of Primary and Middle Schools in Sichuan's Tibetan Area
AbstractArt and physical education can promote students' physical quality, the shaping of personality and so on. With development and improvement of modem quality education, colleges and universities at all levels are continuously promoting their attention...
Research on Sense of Social Responsibility in China: Looking Back and Looking Forward
AbstractSense of social responsibility is one of the important qualities that modern citizens must have. Individuals' sense of social responsibility is related to the social production and economic construction of the country as well as the formation...
Soul as the Sole Determinant of Human Personality in Plato and Yoruba Traditional Thought
AbstractThe soul, as a concept, has been a subject of philosophical inquiry in ancient, medieval and modem history of ideas. There is no universal agreement on the nature or purpose of the soul. Thus, the term "soul" has been given various definitions...
Study on the Problem of Community Construction of Northeast Resource-Oriented Cities in the Visual Angle of Field
AbstractIn recent years, community study especially community construction and community development has been current hot topic. In period of economic system shunt and social transformation, the development of Chinese cities exist huge otherness in clime,...
Text Research on Academic Misconduct of Colleges and Universities Students
AbstractThe text analysis of the punishment of 50 colleges and universities in founds that from Textual Perspectives by the punishment system dimensions, disciplinary proceedings of appearing on academic misconduct in the University student still have...
The Characteristics of the Curriculum in China's Vocational and Technical Normal University and the Enlightenment from the Abroad
AbstractThe vocational and technical normal university is the mainstay to cultivate vocational education teacher. The author reviews the history of development of the vocational and technical normal university, analyzes the characteristics of the curriculum,...
The Influence of National Culture on Whistle-Blowing: A Cross-Cultural Investigation
AbstractWith the change of history, national culture gradually becomes the moral common theme for the group, which is subtly stored in the national ethical system. Although it is not a major virtue in contemporary society to judge right and wrong, but...
Theoretical Analysis and Realistic Way of Religious Dialogue
AbstractThe increasing importance of religious dialogue to resolve conflicts in the areas of inter-ethnic problems in the era of globalization context, therefore, the value and significance of the theoretical study of religious dialogue are important....
Theoretical Analysis of "Eco-Man" in Sight of Ecological Civilization
AbstractThe emergence of a new sort of civilization-ecological civilization, is definitely becoming the historical inevitability symbolizing that human beings have stepped into the era of ecological civilization. As a totally brand new type of civilization,...
The Philosophy Teaching Assessment System and Its Enlightenments of British Universities
AbstractAs a basic element of the university teaching quality monitoring, teaching assessment has become an indispensable part of university teaching management. Only by ensuring its effectiveness can teach assessment promote university teaching quality....
The Progress, Problems and Forsight of Scholarship of Teaching Research in China since 2000
AbstractSince 2000, Chinese researchers have introduced American ideology of scholarship of teaching (SoT), and conduct localizationas analysis on its definition, connotation and assessing standards, and initially form SoT theoretical framework based...
The Sociological Marketability of Human Rights Doctrine
AbstractModern human rights theory is increasingly susceptible to politicization in a manner that debilitates its enforcement-particularly in third world nations and the Eastern bloc. Seen by many as a tool of western imperialism and a banner of democratic...
The Status of RMB Financial Products of Commercial Banks in China: From the Perspective of Homogeneity
AbstractWith the rapid development of commercial bank financial services in China, some problems arise in the process. This paper focuses on the widely concerned issue of homogeneity, basing on the classification of products, and takes the data from...
The University Library and Reading
AbstractReading in the University is the guarantee for college students to achieve the academic, master professional skills and conduct topic research. The university library owns a compelling obligation for students' reading. The article demonstrates...
Traditional Ethics and Social Order: A Study in African Philosophy
AbstractTraditional ethics in this paper refers to the norms, precepts, principles and moral codes, which regulate the conduct and actions of individuals in African societies. The paper provides a clear understanding of African ethics and morality. It...
Unity of "Done" and "Undone": Marxist Ecological Methodology
AbstractAt present, the research on environmental philosophy methodology in our country still lies in the debate of "walking in" or "walking out of" anthropocentrism, it lacks of breakthrough on theory and due to that, we should return to Marx's ecological...
Value Analysis of Cheer Leading in College Sport Cultural Construction
AbstractCheer Leading is a kind of sport which is popular and arising in recent years. It is very popular among the public and deeply affected by everyone's favorite. Furthermore, cheer leading is a kind of sport with great universality; it can merge...
"What about Women?": The Treatment of Women in Mohja Kahf's the Girl in the Tangerine Scarf
AbstractIn this article, I will argue that the treatment of women in Mohja Kahf's The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf is problematic because (a) polygyny in modem practice is depicted as if it were exclusive to Islam when in fact some Mormons still practice...
What Is Anthropology?
AbstractThere is a variety approaches to the definition of anthropology described and it is shown that the contents of the term anthropology are distinguished by the unique multi-valence. It is analyzed how the development of mathematics, physics, astronomy,...
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