Volume 6, Issue 3, May 2017, Pages: 110-115
Received: Mar. 28, 2017;
Accepted: Apr. 11, 2017;
Published: Apr. 28, 2017
Views 2674 Downloads 132
Wang Yong Yin, Mining College, Guizhou University, Guiyang, China; School of Civil Environmental and Mining Engineering, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Taheri Abbas, School of Civil Environmental and Mining Engineering, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Liu Ping, Mining College, Guizhou University, Guiyang, China; School of Earth Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Pan Qi Zhi, Mining College, Guizhou University, Guiyang, China
Several universities in Australia and in western China were investigated and compared together. Different aspects including equipment and facilities, arrangement of office and arrangement of laboratory, class scheduling, relationship between staff and students were considered to investigate differences between western Chinese and Australian universities. These parameters being investigated are seemingly trivial, subordinate and seldom been noticed by the public but it can quickly and greatly influence the humanity environment of campus and academic atmosphere. To do this study, Chinese economic factors and custom environment that caused these differences had been analyzed. Finally, it is pointed out some aspects of Australian universities that might be useful to be implemented in Chinese universities.
Wang Yong Yin,
Pan Qi Zhi,
Some Aspects of Australian Universities for Chinese Universities to Consider, Education Journal.
Vol. 6, No. 3,
2017, pp. 110-115.
Copyright © 2017 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Australian Education Network, "List of universities in Australia," http://www.australianuniversities.com.au/list/ (accessed Oct 31 2016).
QS, "QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017," http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2016 (accessed Oct 31 2016).
Ministry of Education of PRC, "2016 names of the university in whole country," http://www.moe.gov.cn/srcsite/A03/moe_634/201606/t20160603_248263.html (accessed June 3 2016).(in Chinese)
Liu Q, Jiang YM. The Outcomes of Chinese Visiting Scholars Experiences at Canadian Universities: Implications for Faculty Development at Chinese Universities. Frontiers of Education in China, 2015, 10: 439-469.
CSC, "2016 selection briefs for study abroad funded by National Study Abroad Fund," http://www.csc.edu.cn/article/280 (accessed Jan 4 2016). (in Chinese)
Wang Y. Analysis on the management of university faculty in studying and exchanges abroad. Value Engineering, 2010, 29: 175-176.(in Chinese)
Jing XZ, Zhang SS. Remarks on government-funded studying abroad programs at higher education institutions. Manager’s Journal, 2014, 17: 220-220. (in Chinese)
Liu J, Dai ZX. On the internationalization of higher education institutions in China. Higher Education Studies, 2012, 2:60-64.
Wilkerson L, Irby DM. Strategies for improving teaching practices: a comprehensive approach to faculty development. Academic Medicine, 1998, 73: 387-396.
Chen XF. The evolution and benefits of the policy for government-funded studying abroad since the reform and opening-up in China. Fudan Education Forum, 2004, 2: 12-16. (in Chinese)
Leng P. University linkages and international development assistance: Lessons from the Canada-China experience. The International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, 2014, 16: 71-89.
Rhoads RA, Hu J. The internationalization of faculty life in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2012, 32: 351-365.
Zhao HJ, An WG, Xu FF. Suggestions on studying abroad programs at local higher education institutions. Hebei Enterprise, 2014, 5: 42-42. (in Chinese)
Williams R, Van DN. Research output of Australian universities: are the newer institutions catching up? Australian Universities' Review, 2010, 52: 32-36.
Governor Business Solutions, "The advantages of smart boards in the classroom," http://www.governorsolutions.com/the-advantages-of-smart-boards-in-the-classroom/ (accessed Mar 3 2014).
Ministry of Education of PRC, "Action plan for the promotion of education in twenty-first century," http://www.moe.edu.cn/publicfiles/business/htmlfiles/moe/s6986/200407/2487.html (accessed Dec 24 1998). (in Chinese)
Ye XY, Ding YQ. Expanding Chinese Higher Education: Quality and Social Stratification. Chinese Journal of Sociology, 2015, 35: 193-220. (in Chinese)
Wu XG. Higher Education, Elite Formation and Social Stratification in Contemporary China. hinese Journal of Sociology, 2016, 36: 1-31. (in Chinese)
Xu J, Meng XC. A Study of the relation between the system of China’s investment in higher education and the subject of imvestment. Journal of Shanghai University (Social Sciences), 2010, 17: 108-119. (in Chinese)
Yan FQ, Zhuo XH, Yu J. System changes in China’s massification of higher education. Journal of Higher Education, 2006, 27: 1-7. (in Chinese)