Borrowing and lending
chronology/history of TLCP (and Chinese HE in last half of 20th C)
massive Soviet help. translating curricula. importing concept of teaching teams? centralization, control...
tracing development of course system, course evaluations etc. name comes from Tsinghua university
in 1990s: 985 (1988- 211 (1995-now). key universities, key disciplines, increase use of technology
chinese higher ed massive expansion 1998-2008.
concept of equality vs excellence.
description and history of TLCP
started in 2003, founding documents etc
some changes from 2003-2007, 2007-2010 - quality project
purpose - improve quality of undergrad courses
organizational model, funding
experiences by teachers interviewed, academic offices, case studies from literature etc.
comparison of MIT OCW and TLCP currently
theorizing about "what kind of a thing" MIT OCW is - norm or innovation?
four kinds of OER?
placing TLCP in global context - not "real" OER, but also not completely out of it
The West's understanding of TLCP
very brief lit review
story of CORE
theory of borrowing and lending. Stanford school - convergence. Reference to global OCW network,
Haishuo about Asian OCW projects. looks very similar. but superficial.
Gita Steiner-Khamsi in Mongolia. Must understand a local project and history deeply to appreciate real
meaning. Often lending only in "name", to get external or internal benefit. In this case, not by government
but by CORE.
- quality assurance
- higher ed in China
- HE and technology
- introduction, etc
- overview of Chinese higher ed system, history etc?
- definitions of OER, quality control, lit review?
- theoretical approaches - Steiner-Khamsi etc
- research design and data collection