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Su, Zhixin; Dunlap, Jody; Xia, Huixian; Wang, Jian; Mao, Dan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
This paper reports findings from a comparative study of urban vs. rural school principals in China. It is an extension and replication of an earlier study on the profiles and preparation of school leaders in the US and China. The study illustrates modern portraits--demographic characteristics of urban and rural principals in China, explores their…
Descriptors: Principals, Comparative Analysis, Rural Schools, Urban Schools
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Li, Dan; Wang, Jian – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Reading for personal interest and acquiring and using information using various reading processes are important parts of reading literacy that students need to develop in order to progress successfully through their schooling and fully function in the information society. Computer assisted reading instructional activities are assumed useful in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Achievement, Learning Activities, Computer Assisted Instruction
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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