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Unformatted text preview: about students could be done through parent teacher meetings. Often times, these meetings are teacher led and the parents confess their childs inadequacies. By giving the teacher such information, it allows them to fix a students lack of motivation or behavioral problem. Teacher also use peer control to discipline students. Through this method, the teachers are hoping that peer pressure would be enough to straighten up a student. Overall, the teachers and school administrators in Japan are more involved in a students life. They would often call home or ask about a student if theyre behaving differently or not attending school. I found this topic very interesting because it is so different from our own culture. In America, teacher-student relationships are more impersonal, the teacher simply teaches the subject and the student does the work assigned. However, in Japan teachers play a much bigger role in shaping students lives....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course SOC Japan 63 taught by Professor Sabinefruhstuck during the Winter '10 term at UCSB.
- Winter '10