Research and practice of a system based on satellite TV and computer-based networks to share quality education resources between eastern and western parts
Li Haiwei and others
For years, education undertaking in our country has obtained a stride development and education reform has made breakthrough advancement. The level for people to receive education has been sustainable increased. However, we are facing severe challenges. With the social and economic development, regional diversifications and distance of investment into education between regions are further increasing. There is a trend of imbalanced development for education between eastern and western parts further to enlarge. Therefore, reducing the distance of education development between eastern and western parts should be the main content to construct comprehensively a well-off and a harmonious society.One of the important channels to support higher education in the western part is to integrate quality education resources of the higher learning institutions in the eastern part and adopt an economical and high efficient way to transform the resources to the western part so as to make up for the lack in teachers, facilities and expenses in the western region, increase the teaching standards and improve the quality in training personnel. Task groups in higher learning institutions from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Xian Jiaotong University, Zhejiang University, etc. has build up a mode of combining multiple higher learning institutions to face the western part, they adopt a channel of real-time classroom from reputed institutions, rely on teaching support from cross-institutions and management system to co-construct a new-typed system supported by the technological platform of satellite TV and computers to share education resources.The article lays particular emphasis on the introduction of the system principal contents including construction of quality resources and channels to sharing resources on the basis of teaching unit----real-time classroom; technological support and delivering platform combined satellite TV with computer-based learning; cross-institutional teaching support and management system orientated in the western part, and organizational model to guarantee multiple institutions cooperation facing to the western part. In the end, the author sums up its practical outcome and social impact of the system to share quality educational resources between eastern and western parts based on satellite TV and computer-based networks with the conclusive data as basis from application and practice.
【CateGory Index】： G434