ERIC Number: EJ721273
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Nov
Reference Count: 9
Using VCDs to Promote Rural Educational Development in China: A Case Study in the Tianshui Hilly Areas of Gansu
John, Lee Chi Kin; Jiayi, Wang
Open Learning, v20 n3 p257-264 Nov 2005
This case study is set in a remote rural area of China--the Tianshui area of Gansu Province. It examines a strategy involving the use of Video Compact Discs (VCDs) to enhance primary education in these areas. Firstly, the challenging context of Tianshui area is described. Secondly, strategies for promoting rural education using VCDs and the initial successful experiences of the project are discussed. Finally, the challenges and issues of concerns are highlighted.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Primary Education, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Visual Aids, Educational Technology
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Primary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China