Enlightenment through education in Thailand : Thai education and the influence of culture

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dc.contributor.advisor Sargent, Robert A.
dc.coverage.spatial Thailand
dc.creator Burstall, Kimberly Ellen
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-09T12:31:45Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-09T12:31:45Z
dc.date.issued 1993
dc.identifier.other LA1221 E54 1993
dc.identifier.uri http://library2.smu.ca/xmlui/handle/01/22266
dc.description 144 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.
dc.description Includes abstract.
dc.description Includes bibliography (leaves 128-132).
dc.description.abstract This study seeks to explore education in Thailand and the impact of cultural influences. In an effort to examine education and its prevailing influences, thirteen hypotheses about education in Thailand were developed; at large, their proof and/or disproof are as a result of a questionnaire survey. Specifically developed questionnaires were administered to 601 Thai students, teachers and parents in Thailand, in 1992. Three central themes emerged from the results of the survey and the supporting literature, they are: (1) Thai culture, inclusive of the Buddhist faith, is inherent in education in Thailand; (2) The expectations of education are enormous and the regard for education is eminent; and (3) The locus of control resides with the Ministry of Education.
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University
dc.subject.lcc LA1221
dc.subject.lcsh Education -- Thailand
dc.subject.lcsh Buddhism and education -- Thailand
dc.subject.lcsh Educational anthropology -- Thailand
dc.title Enlightenment through education in Thailand : Thai education and the influence of culture
dc.type Text
thesis.degree.name Master of Arts in Education
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.discipline Faculty of Education
thesis.degree.grantor Saint Mary's University (Halifax, N.S.)
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