Title: Investigating and analysing the construction of national quality curricula

Authors: Hongtao Yu

Addresses: Institute of Media, Inner Mongolia University of Nationalities, Tongliao 028043, Inner Mongolia, China

Abstract: This study investigated a total number of 1,000 national quality curricula which were developed and approved by the Ministry of Education (MOE) during the period of 2003 to 2010. It focused on several aspects of the curricula, such as accessibility, teaching resource construction, and teacher-student interaction. The result of this study shows that the national quality curricula have achieved obvious progress, but they still have certain problems. Based on the result, suggestions for quality curriculum construction are provided. The suggestions include increasing accessibility, strengthening teaching resource construction, establishing effective interactions between teachers and students, and enhancing management of the national quality curriculum by the MOE.

Keywords: national quality curricula; teaching resources; websites; ministries; government departments; accessibility; teaching resources; teacher-student interaction; curriculum construction; enhanced management; continuing education; life-long learning; engineering education; e-learning; electronic learning; online learning; internet; world wide web; online courses; China.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.2012.047044

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 2012 Vol.22 No.1/2, pp.4 - 13

Available online: 25 May 2012 *

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