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ERIC Number: EJ834807
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1065-0741
Distance Education in China: The Current State of e-Learning
Chen, Li; Chen, Huina; Wang, Nan
Campus-Wide Information Systems, v26 n2 p82-89 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the current trends in and future prospects for distance education in primary, secondary, and higher education in China. Design/methodology/approach: This article reviews relevant literature and cases, and explores the current situation of distance education in China. Findings: The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in education is at different stages in China. There are three main forms of distance education practice in China based on executing agencies, target students, and goals. Practical implications: The paper summarizes characteristics of each e-learning form in China. This information is useful for policy makers, administrators and teachers. Originality/value: This paper classifies major practice models of e-learning in China and defines different forms according to their own characters definitely. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China