New strategies and advances in China's open and distance education

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Author: Zhijian, Yang


The rapid development of information and communication technology (ICT) is transforming the entire world. The application of Internet technology has become a strategic choice for educational reform and development in every country around the world. Within the domain of open and distance education, one of China's key strategies and choices has been to establish and successfully manage the Open University of China (OUC). This paper is oriented towards the overall planning and thinking of successfully operating the OUC from the perspectives of making full use of cloud computing, and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning; Higher education; Technology; Quality

Keywords: Open university; Open learning; Distance education; Educational technology; Internet

Geographic subjects: China; Asia

Published: Hong Kong: Centre for Research in Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, School of Professional and Continuing Education of The University of Hong Kong, 2014

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Journal volume: 6

Journal number: 2

Journal date: May 2014

Pages: pp. 1-13

ISSN: 1997-7034, 2071-1158 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 117.58

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