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Keenan, Barry C. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Educational values in both the United States and in China have suffered from the social and political reach of economic markets in each society. The models for counteracting the marketization of values in higher education can however be found in each country's past educational traditions. Surprisingly, the developmental values inherent in small…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Higher Education, Economics
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Ma, Jinyuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
This article explores the way in which the World Bank has worked effectively with China in higher education. It investigates whether or not the cooperation between the two has changed in line with their changing relationship. More specifically, it discusses whether the World Bank's China agenda reflects the reform package of socio-institutional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, International Organizations
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Cheng, Qiang; Wang, Jian; Zhang, Shaoan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Guided by cultural border crossing and teacher identity development theories, this case study explores the bumpy process of a junior Chinese faculty member's border crossing into the U.S. teaching culture and analyzes the challenges, coping strategies, and consequences of his border crossing on teaching and teacher identity development. The…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Differences, Asians
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Keiser, David Lee – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
The moral and ethical charge of teaching and teacher education includes sustaining equanimity and paradox, and maintaining poise amongst contradicting policies and interests. This paper draws upon the wisdom of the Tao Te Ching to address some paradoxes in education and teacher preparation. Specifically, the article looks at four chapters of the…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Ethics, Teacher Education, Philosophy
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Zhao, Juanjuan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This paper is a cross-cultural comparative study in education philosophy. A comparative and philosophical approach is used to interpret texts from the Analects of Confucius and to find connections with ideas of critical educators. In comparing Confucius' educational thought with that of Paulo Freire, John Dewey and other theorists in critical…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Cross Cultural Studies, Critical Theory, Teaching Methods
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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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