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ERIC Number: ED500114
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 9
Study on the Improvement of Vocational and Technical Programs at the Higher Education Level in Taiwan. Based on Students' Perspectives
Wu, Mingchang; Tseng, Kuo-hung; Liu, Weite
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Educational Technology (IETC) Conference (7th, Nicosia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, May 3-5, 2007)
Technical programs at the higher education level play an important role in the journey of economic development. Technical institutes in Taiwan have been facing challenges while the Taiwan economics rapidly changes in the recent years. Nowadays, the fast revolution of technology and socioeconomic structures just challenges the efficiency and quality of technical institutes. In order to meet the society needs, it is necessary to reevaluate the functions of technical institutes. This study was conducted to identify the functions and qualities of technical institutes in Taiwan by surveying students' perspectives. Students' self-rating questionnaires were adopted in this study. Finally, this study drew several conclusions based on the research findings. Some suggestions were provided at the end of this study. (Contains 1 table.)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Taiwan