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(C) Research on Higher-Education Development

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C-1* Wang, Y.

Review of international trends in privatization in higher education (in Chinese)  [? Wang Yingjie.]

This article traces the rise and identifies the multiple manifestations of the international trend in privatization of higher education. It argues that privatization has important impacts on the development of higher education, particularly with respect to who benefits from the development of higher education, the economic function of higher education, and the management of higher education. It points out some early indications of privatization in Chinese higher education.

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C-2* Wang, Y. 

Challenge and response: Review of current higher education development and reform in the world (in Chinese) [? Wang Yingjie.]

This article is a review of development and reform of higher education across the world today. The review is structured into three parts: key factors affecting the development of higher education, risks facing higher education, and emerging changes in higher education. It ends with a discussion of the model of higher education development in the twenty-first century.

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C-3* Ding, X. 

Expansion of scale: Coexistence of opportunity and risk (in Chinese)  [? Ding Xiaohao.]

In recent years, enrollment in higher education has expanded at a very rapid rate in China. This essay examines the reasons for this rapid expansion and the challenges it brings to the development of higher education. The analysis draws upon information on China as well as on selected higher education institutions in other countries.

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C-4* Li, W. & Min, W. 

Study on university students private education expenditure and willingness to pay (in Chinese) [? Wenli Li and Weifang Min.]

This is a study of private educational expenditures and willingness to pay for education, based on a survey of students in regular, vocational, and minban higher-education institutions in the Beijing metropolitan area. It finds that grade level, institutional type, field of study, and household income are the key factors affecting private educational expenditures. There is some decline in the willingness to pay as tuition rises; there is also an increase in the gap in willingness to pay among households by income level.

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C-5  Tsang, M., Wei, X. & Xiao, J. (eds.) 

Economic analysis of educational policy (Part II, in Chinese)  [? People's Education Press, China.]

The book consists of three parts, covering policy issues in basic education, higher education, and adult education in China respectively. The seven studies on higher education in Part II are: (1) projection of the supply and demand of education funds in China at the end of the ninth five-year plan and at year 2010; (2) study on cost recovery in Chinese higher education; (3) international comparative analysis in cost recovery in higher education; (4) economies of scale in Chinese higher education; (5) report on the analysis of earnings differences between two groups of university graduates in China; (6) report on the survey and analysis of equity in higher education; and (7) operational mechanism, governmental coordination and control of higher education in a market economy. The book was published by the People's Education Press, China www.pep.com.cn .

 
C-6*  Gu, P. 

Multimedia English Teaching in China: Theory and Practice (in Chinese) [? P. Gu.]

Drawing on project-based CALL literatures (e.g., Barson et al., 1993; Debski, 2000; Stoller, 197; Warschauer et al., 1995, 2000), this paper reports on a 3-year implementation of multimedia English teaching that involved students at different levels in different schools of Suzhou University, based on the model of optimal language learning environments (Egbert & Hanson-Smith, 1999). With empirical data support, it discusses the potential of multimedia computers and networking in optimizing the EFL classroom environment from five aspects: 1) authenticity of language communication; 2) opportunities for linguistic intake and output; 3) cognitive factors and conditions; 4) learning motivation; 5) collaboration and learner autonomy. It stresses the key role of constructivist project-based learning (PBL) approaches in a technology-supported English teaching reform context. It also addresses lessons and policy implications for a large-scale implementation in a tertiary setting in China.

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c-7* Levin, H. and Xu, Z. Issues in the expansion of higher education in the People's Republic of China [? Levin and Hu.] PDF
C-8* Min, W. Historical perspectives and contemporary challenges: The case of Chinese universities (? 2004, Min, W.) PDF
C-9* Dougherty, K. Financing Higher Education in the United States ( ? 2004, Dougherty, K.) PDF
C-10* Wen, D. Gender differences in higher-education opportunity in China ( ? Wen, D., 2005.) PDF
C-11* Wen, D. The impact of Chinese higher education expansion on graduate employment: An empirical analysis ( ? Wen, D., 2005.) PDF
C-12* Levin, Jeong, & Ou What is a World Class University PDF
C-13* Zheng, R.L. Examination Fairness vs. Regional Fairness: A Dilemma in the National Examination PDF
C-14* Wang, Y.N. Research on National College Entrance Examination: Stress and Personality Status Quo of Senior Third Students PDF