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: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Yan Jing is with the School of Information and Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai, 264209 China (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.