Culture and Cognition

Complete a reflection paper using readings and/or video
1. Understand the influence of culture on the definition of knowledge and knowing.
2. Understand various learning methods and how culture interacts with learning.

I can upload a few if needed. Here is video link:
Read the following articles.

Alexander, P. A., & Dochy, F. C. (1995). Conceptions of knowledge and beliefs: A
comparison across varying cultural and educational communities. American
Educational Research Journal, 32413-442. doi:10.3102/00028312032002413
Hong, Y., Morris, M. W., Chiu, C., & Benet-Martnez, V. (2000). Multicultural minds: A
dynamic constructivist approach to culture and cognition. American
Psychologist, 55(7), 709-720. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.55.7.709
Karabenick, S. s., & Moosa, S. (2005). Culture and personal epistemology: U.S. and
Middle Eastern students beliefs about scientific knowledge and knowing. Social
Psychology Of Education, 8(4), 375-393. doi:10.1007/s11218-005-1826-3
Nasir, N. S., & Hand, V. M. (2006). Exploring sociocultural perspectives on race, culture,
and learning. Review Of Educational Research, 76(4), 449-475.
Tweed, R. G., & Lehman, D. R. (2002). Learning considered within a cultural context:
Confucian and Socratic approaches. American Psychologist, 57(2), 89-99.

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