The Difficulties of Adapting from an Instruction Paradigm to a Learning Paradigm

Shaanxi Normal University

There are many differences between the Chinese and American educational systems, most notable being where they place their focus. China stresses an emphasis on achievement and high test scores above all else, demonstrating their use of the instruction paradigm. The instruction paradigm is a model of teaching in which the teachers have all the knowledge, […]

Alicia Fredericksen


I am a first year Master’s student in the Marriage and Family Counseling program. I love working with children, and passionately believe that the best way to help them is to work with the family system as a whole. Some of my specific interests include the challenges of military families, students at risk for depression […]