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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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Zhang, Huajun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This article identifies the problem that an instrumentalist mode of thinking dominates China's contemporary education practice and suggests that the dichotomy between the "small self and big self," a notion that has been present throughout modern Chinese history, exacerbates this instrumentalism. It parallels the loss of China's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Educational Practices, Ideology
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Peng, Pai; Hochweber, Jan; Klieme, Eckhard – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Outcome-oriented evaluation of school effectiveness is often based on student test scores in certain critical examinations. This study provides another method of evaluation--value-added--which is based on student achievement progress. This paper introduces the method of estimating the value-added score of schools in multi-level models. Based on…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Achievement Gains, Outcomes of Education
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Yuhao, Cen – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
The cognitive interview method was applied to evaluate survey questions translated and adapted from a US-based college student survey instrument. This paper draws data from cognitive interviews with 45 undergraduate students in China and explores the different meanings they attribute to the term "college teacher." Students understood…
Descriptors: Interviews, Undergraduate Students, Definitions, College Faculty
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Deng, Zongyi – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Over the last century, the development of didactics (???) in China has been profoundly influenced by Kairov's theory of pedagogics. The German Didaktik tradition, which can date back to Comenius and Herbart, remains largely unknown to educational scholars in China while they possess basic knowledge of Comenius and Herbart. This article expounds…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Instructional Innovation, Educational Theories
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Law, Wing-Wah – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Since the early 20th century, numerous scholars have proposed theories and models describing, interpreting, and suggesting the development paths countries have taken or should take. None of these, however, can fully explain China's efforts, mainly through education and citizenship education, to modernize itself and foster a modern citizenry since…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Standards
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Zhao, Guoping – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This paper tackles the issue of education as the process of person-making and attempts to redefine the ideal and unique Chinese person--the Chinese soul--based on a civilizational dialogue and synthesis that would transform modern education and enable education to play a central role in "redeeming modernity" and revitalizing Chinese…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Individual Development, Acculturation, Ideology
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Bai, Limin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
This paper examines how the definition and interpretation of the concept gewu zhizhi ???? (investigating things and extending knowledge), evolved along with Chinese intellectual efforts to construct the framework for Chinese learning which, in turn, had a profound impact on the development of educational curricula in different historical periods.…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Confucianism
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Bu, Yuhua; Li, Jiacheng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
Since the 1980s, China has entered an era of transformation which has extended its reach to education and school reforms. The "New Basic Education" (NBE) was born in this era and implemented by the East China Normal University together with schools around the country. NBE aims at nurturing the active, healthy development of a new…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, School Administration, Individual Development
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Welch, Anthony – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
China's dramatic economic rise has tended to overshadow other wider perspectives on the developing China and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) relationship, including in higher education. The article examines contemporary relations between China and ASEAN, set against the longer term development of cultural and trade relations. It is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, International Relations, Educational Cooperation
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Yang, Rui – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
Since the late 1980s, there has been a resurgence of regionalism in world politics. Prospects for new alliances are opened up often on a regional basis. In East and Southeast Asia, regionalization is becoming evident in higher education, with both awareness and signs of a rising ASEAN+3 higher education community. The quest for regional influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, World Affairs, International Relations
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