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Wang, Hongyu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This essay argues that the concept of reaching peace within in order to sustain peace outside in classical Confucianism and Daoism offers us important lessons for peace education in the contemporary age. Building harmonious connections between differences in one's personhood paves a path for negotiating interconnections across conflicting…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Peace, Philosophy, Teaching Methods
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Weng, Xuan; Lin, Jing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This study explores the lived experiences of Chinese teachers in American Chinese Schools. Max van Manen's methodology for hermeneutic phenomenological research provides a framework for the study, and the philosophical writings of Heidegger, Gadamer, and Derrida guide the textual interpretations. Pedagogical voices of Aoki, Pinar, and Greene,…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Chinese, Teaching Experience, Hermeneutics
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Zhao, Zhenzhou – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
The global flow of citizenship education in China has spurred much discussion in Chinese academic circles. This study explores the interaction between citizenship education and China's the existing political-ideological education and moral education as a space is negotiated a space in the current "ideoscape." A qualitative approach is…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Context, Politics of Education, Ideology
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Limin, Chen; Van Dooren, Wim; Verschaffel, Lieven – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
The goal of the present study is to investigate the relationship between pupils' problem posing and problem solving abilities, their beliefs about problem posing and problem solving, and their general mathematics abilities, in a Chinese context. Five instruments, i.e., a problem posing test, a problem solving test, a problem posing questionnaire,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Asians, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
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Hayhoe, Ruth; Pan, Julia; Zha, Qiang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This article looks at a series of university linkages between Canadian and Chinese universities that were supported by the Canadian International Development Agency as a result of a development agreement signed in 1983 between the two governments. It first reviews relevant theoretical literature on higher education in a global context, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Cooperation, Management Development, Program Descriptions
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Welch, Anthony; Hao, Jie – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This paper highlights how returnees and knowledge diaspora are important sources for China's human resources development, identifying push and pull factors that also contribute significantly to innovation in the higher education sector. By outlining China's key projects and schemes for recruiting international professional workers, the paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Innovation, Technology Transfer, Foreign Countries
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Xiong, Jie – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
From the perspective of neoinstitutionalism, higher vocational education has become an emerging institution in Chinese society. Its development over three decades entails a trend of institutionalization of higher vocational education. In such a process, higher vocational education is gaining legitimacy and experiencing isomorphic changes. Various…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Educational Change
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Bickenbach, Frank; Liu, Wan-Hsin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Over the past decade the scale of higher education in China has expanded substantially. Regional development policies have attempted to make use of scale expansion as a tool to reduce inequality of higher education among regions with different development levels by providing poor regions with preferential treatment and support. This paper analyzes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Equal Education, Economic Development
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Geng, Yiqun; Yeager, John L. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Compared to the training of higher education management professionals in the US, the training of their counterparts in China is relatively modest, with few programs offered at the graduate level. Further, few concrete solutions have been proposed for tackling the challenge of preparing managerial professionals for the sound development of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Education, Comparative Education, Higher Education
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Mok, Ka Ho; Kan, Yue – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
In the last three decades or so, China has managed to become the second largest economy in the world, especially after engaging in economic reforms since the late 1970s. Despite being a "world factory" and playing a very significant role in manufacturing products and exporting to different parts of the globe, the Chinese government has…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Curriculum, Universities, Foreign Countries
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Cui, Bian – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This article explores the real life experience of international students' and the importance of study abroad for their personal and professional development. The empirical data drawn upon for this article came from the author's master's research, with field research conducted in the 2010/2011 academic year. It begins with the study focus and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Student Experience, Study Abroad
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Bailey, Paul J. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
With China's growing significance in the global economy ever more evident, studies in recent years have highlighted multiple aspects of China's "Globalization" (or global connections) that predate the contemporary period. This article focuses on educational reform in the late Qing and early Republic as a way of illuminating a significant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Educational Change, Educational History
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Yan, Fengqiao – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Through experiencing and reviewing multiple-country endeavors in academic profession study and participating in a new project regarding the academic profession in Asia, the author pinpoints and anticipates the shortcomings of study alone or dominantly questionnaire-based and ignoring the broader social context. The author proposes a new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Questionnaires, College Faculty
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Yin, Hongbiao – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
In China, the eighth round of national curriculum reform (NCR) is the most serious, systematic, and ambitious attempt to transform the basic education curriculum system since 1949. Through a review of the contexts, processes and outcomes of the implementation of the NCR from 2001-2011, this paper provides a further discussion on three pairs of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Global Approach
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Xiaohao, Ding; Suhong, Yang; Ha, Wei – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This study examines the trends in the Mincerian rates of return (MRRs) to education in urban China between 1989 and 2009 using two sources of data: the China Urban Household Survey and the China Health and Nutrition Survey, and attempts to explain the underlying causes of the trends. The authors find that while the rates of return to education had…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Foreign Countries, National Surveys
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