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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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Chao, Roger Y. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This paper explores the internationalization of higher education initiatives of Hong Kong, being one of the Special Administrative Regions (SAR) of China, within the context of the Chinese Mainland-Hong Kong (CM-HK) relations. Historical, social, economic, and political ties between Hong Kong and the Mainland of China, their economic and political…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, International Education, Politics of Education
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Kettle, Margaret; Yuan, Yifeng; Luke, Allan; Ewing, Robyn; Shen, Huizhong – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
As increasing numbers of Chinese language learners choose to learn English online, there is a need to investigate popular websites and their language learning designs. This paper reports on the first stage of a study that analyzed the pedagogical, linguistic, and content features of 25 Chinese English Language Learning (ELL) websites ranked…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Instructional Material Evaluation, Instructional Effectiveness
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Dervin, Fred; Gao, Minghui – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
"Happy Chinese" or kuaile hanyu is an educational melodrama produced by the Chinese TV channel CCTV in 2009. Aiming to improve foreign learners' Chinese language skills, the plot revolves around Susan, an American, staying with her former Chinese classmate's family. "Happy Chinese" proposes both language and cultural learning.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Television, Educational Technology, Chinese
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Zhou, Huiquan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
Due to imbalanced social and economic development, education in poverty-stricken rural areas in China is lagging behind that of urban areas. The current study explores the role of the nonprofit organizations (NPOs) involved in rural compulsory education promotion. Results show that the NPOs are providing a variety of programs to promote rural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Urban Areas, Compulsory Education
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Zhenyu, Gao – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the lived experience of teachers from one middle school in East China who implemented project-based learning (PBL) in their classes. A sample of 22 grade 6 and 7 teachers participated in this research between September 2008 and June 2010. Data were observation, transcripts of semi-structural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Implementation, Observation, Semi Structured Interviews
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Diya, Hu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
Many traditional ethnic cultural items are being endangered in China. Using the Dongba dance culture of the Naxi people as a case study, this paper seeks to analyze and interpret the endangerment of culture from an educational perspective, based on an analysis of the interaction between the cultural transmission mechanism of Dongba dance and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asian Culture, Dance, Ethnic Groups
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Shuang, Zhang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
Shimenkan is a remote and mountainous village in Weining county, Guizhou province, an area traditionally populated by Miao ethnic minority. The arrival of Christian missionaries just over 100 years ago began Shimenkan's transformation from an illiterate school-less place, to a "revered site of Miao education." Today, Shimenkan has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Rural Areas, Ethnic Groups
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Qunhui, Ou; Na, Du – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
This study considers the role of teachers' multicultural awareness in promoting minority students' ethnic identity by considering the situation in one particular middle school. A case study of a Hani student is presented to show how teachers' multicultural awareness affects ethnic identity and the academic achievement of minority students. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Group Students, Ethnicity, Ethnic Groups
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Yuan, Xun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
In the last three decades, along with rapid economic and social changes in China, dramatic changes have taken place in Chinese higher education, where Chinese universities have been experiencing a variety of systematic reforms. Chinese universities are also facing some new issues yet they have largely neglected the task of establishing their own…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Social Responsibility, College Role
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Wang, Xiaoyan; Gano-Phillips, Susan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
In this paper, the authors explore the implementation of the government mandate in Hong Kong to move from three-year to four-year undergraduate degree programs which include studies in general education (GE), through an analysis of policies and activities related to the curriculum reform. While the authors are interested in the substance of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, General Education, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study
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Youlu, Shen; Xinyi, Qiao – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
The balanced development of compulsory education has been given due and lengthy coverage in the "Outline of China's National Plan for Medium and Long-Term Education Reform and Development (2010-2020)" which, to some extent, reflects the needs of our time and the demands of the general public. However, detailed analyses reveal that many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Educational Development, Educational Change
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