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Fan, Xumei; Johnson, Robert; Liu, Jin; Zhang, Xuegang; Liu, Xiumei; Zhang, Tiejun – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare pre-service teachers' views of ethical issues in assessment practices in the US and China. Focus group interviews were conducted among 16 pre-service teachers from the US and 15 pre-service teachers from China. Results indicated that the inclusion of effort in grading is a key issue for the pre-service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Zhang, Wenxiao; Li, Yanqing – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
The present study is set in the context of ongoing educational reform that advocates fostering self-regulated learners and using assessment to improve learning. Drawing on existent research on classroom assessment (CA) and self-regulated learning (SRL), the authors have formulated a conceptual framework outlining the CA features that promote SRL…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Educational Change, Guidelines
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Wang, Liyuan; Nesi, Hilary – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
Chinese business education differs from British business education in many respects. On the whole, it focuses on the acquisition of theoretical knowledge, whereas British business education places far more emphasis on soft management skills and team-work. This paper examines a split-site business degree program offered by a Chinese international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Business Schools
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Musyimi, Caroline M.; Malechwanzi, Joseph; Luo, Heng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
This study explores the impact of China's Belt and Road Initiative on improving vocational education quality and employment rates in Kenya through a collaborative educational program known as the Kenya-China Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) project. The opinions and narratives of teachers and students with vibrant knowledge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Quality, Employment Level
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Wang, Dongfang; Sun, Yuting; Jiang, Ting – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
The assessment of quality in higher education from the perspective of students has three dimensions: students' assessment of teaching, students' satisfaction and students' learning engagement. These differ in conceptions of quality, evaluation methods, evaluation content, evaluation purposes, traits and priorities. The authors conducted three…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Student Attitudes
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Kim, Jin-Hee – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
This study aims to understand equity issues of international students' learning in Korean higher education institutions by engaging with the issue of racism and identifies how international students in Korea reshape their learning trajectory and how we could provide equitable and quality education for international students. Espousing a…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Higher Education, Racial Bias, Equal Education
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Ma, Yingyi; Wang, Lifang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2016
As the Chinese mainland has transitioned from elite to mass higher education, the race to attend university has escalated to become a race to attend selective universities. This study focuses on rural female university students and explores how they make sense of their higher education admission experiences. We rationalize that the inquiry into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Rural Areas, Females
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Heng, Jiang – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
In this paper, I use an autoethnographical approach, coupled with existing research literature on Chinese learners and learning, to reflect upon my own experiences as a junior high school student in order to explore how Chinese students perceive their learning, and how they establish and justify their own sense of self-regulation in learning. It…
Descriptors: Asians, Junior High School Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Kong, Rui; Gao, Xiaowei; Zhong, Wanxing; Zhou, Xiaoling – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
MBA education has become the fastest growing segment of education in China in recent years and a segment that can now be considered indispensable. However, how best to teach it has long been a source of debate. One of the key issues is how to match student traits with teaching methods. While engaged as teachers of marketing management, the authors…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Degrees, Masters Programs, Educational Quality
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Wong, Mei-Yee – Frontiers of Education in China, 2015
This article explores the dynamics of power-sharing between teacher and students in learning and teaching situations, and describes the theoretical bases, implementation, and results of an empirical study in three elementary schools in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Findings from 58 class observations…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Environment, Educational Practices
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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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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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Moorman, Adam B. R. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
This paper addresses the issue of students' employment expectations, considered a key factor in alleviating graduate unemployment in China. This empirical investigation surveyed students at two higher education institutions in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, to analyze how expectations were changing. The results contrasted with earlier studies that…
Descriptors: Unemployment, Higher Education, Employment, Student Attitudes
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Pisapia, John R.; Lin, Ying – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
This paper explores the relationship between leader values and actions in the Chinese context. The Chinese Value Instrument (CVI) and the Strategic Leadership Questionnaire (SLQ) were used as the primary data collection tools. The CVI was used to measure the presence of ten values: (1) social harmony, (2) benevolence and honesty, (3) initiative…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Principals, Values
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Tu, Yuxin – Frontiers of Education in China, 2011
Citizenship is a complex and multidimensional concept. There has been a tendency to compare traditions of citizenship in the West with those in the East, captured by a stereotype that depicts the West as individualistic and the East as collectivist. The purpose of this study is to investigate what kind of citizenship is exhibited by Chinese…
Descriptors: College Students, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Experiential Learning
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