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Zhu, Zhiting; Gu, Xiaoqing; Collis, Betty; Moonen, Jef – Educational Technology, 2011
China is a huge country with a large population. Providing equitable and quality "e-education" or use of ICT (information and communications technologies) for teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools across the country is a national priority. This article briefly sketches the context in China and the challenges relating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Educational Quality
Zhu, Chang – Educational Technology, 2010
In the new digital and knowledge society, education is facing great challenges in transitioning from traditional ways of instruction and learning toward more innovative approaches. It also raises great demands for the transformation of the teacher role from that of the traditional knowledge transmitter to a new stance. This article focuses on the…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes, Perception
Clothey, Rebecca A. – Educational Technology, 2010
Distance learning, open source courseware, e-books, wikis, and many other innovative technologies have impacted the education fields by connecting any topic in any discipline to any learner in any place. Drexel University's School of Education capitalized on these possibilities earlier this year by hosting its second annual live and online Virtual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developed Nations, Access to Education, Geographic Isolation
Zhiting, Zhu; Xiaoqing, Gu; Qiyun, Wang – Educational Technology, 2003
Presents an overview of various efforts toward developing online education in China, and describes the progress that has been made both in the areas of higher education and basic education in recent years. Introduces some ongoing national projects related to online education. Discusses issues pertinent to online education and provides…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Development
Chuan de, Zhang – Educational Technology, 1986
This overview of computer based education (CBE) in China mentions pioneering work before describing recent activities in university-based research and development and the expansion of CBE into primary and secondary education. Developments in authoring and word processing systems in Chinese characters and problems to be faced are also discussed.…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Courseware
Makrakis, Vasilios; Yuan-tu, Liu – Educational Technology, 1993
Discussion of computers and new information technology in developing countries focuses on China. Highlights include information technology as a tool for national development or as a tool for dependency; Chinese informatics policy; computers in Chinese secondary education; the development of educational software; teacher training; and computer…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software Development, Courseware