From “Made in China” to “Designed in China” — Post-Secondary Education as a Cornerstone of China’s Economic Transition

The People’s Republic of China (hereafter China) has been undergoing profound social and economic change that began in the late twentieth century. China’s shift to a capitalist, liberal economy with an open market has included a series of educational reforms and a vision to bring about a shift from “Made in China” to “Designed in China.” These were particularly evident

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Teaching English Writing in China

Author: Maria Lourens, lecturer and an author, teaches English Writing at South China University of Technology. Most English teachers are familiar with the term process writing and have at some point come across a process they find helpful to employ whilst developing their own distinctive style. I am extremely grateful to Carol Jago and Jane Schaffer whose methods guided me

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INTERVIEW: Ma Shuang (Diana), Professor and Associate Dean of Asia-Australia Business College, Liaoning University

Ma Shuang (Diana) is a Professor and Associate Dean of Asia-Australia Business College, Liaoning University. Well-liked among students and colleagues, she is known for her intense work ethics and drive. Professor Ma played a key role in founding a joint venture international business school in Liaoning province, China. Professor Ma, could you tell us about your educational background? I obtained

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