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Hu, Jun; Zhang, Mu; Huang, Xiang – Higher Education Studies, 2014
Chinese higher tourism education witnesses 32-year continuous innovation and exploration since the reform and opening policies. And it has gained many successful experiences in the aspects of talents cultivation mentality, nurture target, subject construction, curriculum arrangement and training module. However, it suffers the shortage of tourism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tourism, Case Studies, Higher Education
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Rong, Guoping; Shao, Dong – IEEE Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, Proceedings (MS), 2012
The importance of delivering software process courses to software engineering students has been more and more recognized in China in recent years. However, students usually cannot fully appreciate the value of software process courses by only learning methodology and principle in the classroom. Therefore, a process-specific project course was…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Engineering Education, Computer Software, College Curriculum
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Rhoads, Robert A.; Hu, Juan – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2012
This article examines one of China's top universities--Renmin University--and changes in faculty life linked to internationalization and the push to build world-class universities. Employing academic culture as a theoretical lens and case-study methodology, the authors highlight several significant changes, as described in semi-structured…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Semi Structured Interviews
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Bennett, Sue; Oliver, Martin – Research in Learning Technology, 2011
Research into learning technology has developed a reputation for being driven by rhetoric about the revolutionary nature of new developments, for paying scant attention to theories that might be used to frame and inform research, and for producing shallow analyses that do little to inform the practice of education. Although there is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Multimedia Instruction
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Ma, Delong – Higher Education Studies, 2011
In Socialist market economy, the characteristics of economic development tend to vary in different regions. Accordingly, enterprise education on college students has to be combined with regional economic features, particularly with a profound knowledge about the characteristics of local entrepreneurs. Insufficient resources and inconvenient…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, College Students, Business Skills, Case Studies
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Overton, Tina L.; Bradley, John S. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2010
In this paper we describe the development and evaluation of two activities for delivery in first year B.Sc. and M.Chem. degree courses, in which we introduced an international context representing either a linguistic or a cultural modification to the previously developed case studies. The case studies focus on an industrial and an environmental…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Chemistry, Foreign Countries
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Jie, Yiyun – New Directions for Higher Education, 2010
Institutions of higher education in China and the United States are increasingly seeking international partners to deliver degree programs to the Chinese populace. This article illustrates how shared and divergent partner motivations and outcome expectations in a Chinese cross-border higher education program have created synergy and challenged the…
Descriptors: Game Theory, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Global Approach
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Gubo, Qi; Xiuli, Xu; Ting, Zuo; Xiaoyun, Li; Keke, Chen; Xiaowei, Gao; Miao, Ji; Lin, Liu; Miankui, Mao; Jingsong, Li; Yiching, Song; Zhipu, Long; Min, Lu; Juanwen, Yuan; Vernooy, Ronnie – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2008
This article describes and reflects on a novel course developed at China Agricultural University to introduce Community-Based Natural Resource Management at the postgraduate level. This course, part of a larger educational renewal initiative addressing the current reform of China's higher education system, was developed through a participatory…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Pan, Su-Yan – Higher Education Policy, 2007
This article is a case study of Tsinghua University, one of China's most influential universities, which has special national significance and strong political ties to the state. Recalling three chapters in the past century of Tsinghua's history, this paper gives an interpretive understanding of how the intertwined relationship between academia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Government School Relationship, Critical Theory
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Huang, Futao – Higher Education Management and Policy, 2007
This article describes the internationalisation of higher education in the era of globalisation in China and Japan. It presents the following issues: the relationship between internationalisation and globalisation; major characteristics of the internationalisation of higher education; a comparison between China and Japan; and the results of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Organizational Change
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Yuexiang, Chen; Hongfang, Zhou – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
In this article, the authors explore the life history and home education of Lu Wei, a top student in the 2004 Guangdong Province College entrance examination. The authors argue that the following issues of Lu's home education played an important role in Lu's success: emphasis and nurture of intellectual development in the early years of life,…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Case Studies, Biographies, College Entrance Examinations
Xu, Yongfeng – Online Submission, 2005
Scientific developing concept of higher education is overall, coordinated and sustained based on facts. The developing planning of a university which is the perspective of a university must be unified, directed and completed scientifically. Take Yanshan University for example, during its 11th Five-Year-Plan period, we hold the opinion that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Orientation, College Administration, College Planning
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Wu, Bei – Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 2005
Academic exchanges between the U.S. and other countries around the world are increasing and teaching students abroad is part of this trend. China is in its initial stage of developing gerontology education and is in great need of new concepts and ideas for dealing with its rapidly aging population. This paper discusses the challenges and rewards…
Descriptors: Gerontology, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Aging Education
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Yong, Qin – Chinese Education and Society, 2005
This institution of higher education directly under the Ministry of Education was one of the first in China to undertake reforms in the recruitment of teachers. Although these reforms were instrumental in the school's development, questions remain that merit serious consideration. The basics of establishing and evaluating positions have now taken…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Teaching (Occupation), Colleges
Xin, Chen – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2004
China's higher education placed exclusive emphasis on narrowly specialized education and neglected liberal education before the 1990s. However, along with the dramatic social changes since the 1990s, liberal education has revived in China. This paper first examines the characteristics of higher education in China before the 1990s, and then…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Social Environment, Educational Change
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