ERIC Number: ED174554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Options in Education Transcript: "Education in China, One-Six".
George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.; National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
The booklet presents transcripts of six radio programs dealing with education in China. Part of the National Public Radio's series entitled "Options in Education," the programs are based on a two-week tour of Chinese schools, colleges, libraries, and day care facilities by one of the radio show hosts. The first program offers insights into activities of children in a neighborhood day care center in Canton and contrasts environments of urban and rural schools throughout China. The second program focuses on reading, writing, and English language instruction of students in junior high schools throughout China. In the third program, students in an arts college are interviewed regarding their attitudes toward and familiarity with art and music from western nations. The fourth program describes English language proficiency of students in a Peking teacher training institution. Student attitudes toward the teaching profession are also discussed. The final two programs focus on preparation for Peking University entrance examinations, increasing emphasis on higher education, and on the interest of the Chinese people in studying foreign languages. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Language Instruction, Non Western Civilization, Program Descriptions, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting, New York, NY.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.; National Public Radio, Washington, DC.
Note: Not available from EDRS in paper copy due to small type size of original document; Transcript programs number 188-193