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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
    • Frequency: Monthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
    • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (Since 2019), EI(INSPEC, IET), EBSCO, Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Crossref, etc.
    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
CQUniversity, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good-quality papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the related fields.

IJIET 2018 Vol.8(6): 465-470 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2018.8.6.1084

Construction and Thinking of General Course on Information Science and Technology and Informationization in Higher Colleges and Universities

Shuwang Chang, Yan Jing, and Zhun Ye
Abstract—General education is not only a kind of educational philosophy, but also a way of personnel training, aimed at cultivating a person with sound personality, comprehensive and harmonious development integrity. In this paper, the spirit of general education is considered through the philosophy of course construction and teaching, course content organization and forms of teaching. The construction of general course on information science and technology and informationization is actively carried out. Deep thinking and exploration are given on series topics, such as general education philosophy, top-level design on general education curriculum system, and teaching quality of general courses, which ae restraining factors of the curriculum development. Three suggestions are provided for top-level design, including establishing a specialized work organization, absorbing the essence of successful patterns and focus on the reality. In order to guarantee the quality of general curriculum construction, five measures should be taken, which are strengthening management of the curriculum declaration, strengthening process supervision, perfecting assessment and evaluation mechanism, strengthening teaching staff construction and strengthening the management of students.

Index Terms—General education, information science and technology and informationization, general course construction, top-level design, quality of teaching.

Shuwang Chang and Zhun Ye are with the School of Mechanical, Electronic and Information Engineering, Shandong University, Weihai, 264209 China (e-mail: shwchang@sdu.edu.cn, zhunye@sdu.edu.cn).
Yan Jing is with the School of Information and Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai, 264209 China (e-mail: jingyan@hitwh.edu.cn).


Cite: Shuwang Chang, Yan Jing, and Zhun Ye, "Construction and Thinking of General Course on Information Science and Technology and Informationization in Higher Colleges and Universities," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 465-470, 2018.

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