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Chinese (Simplified)

Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), English

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

Chinese (Simplified)

Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Chapter I What is Online Education?

13 videos (Total 76 min), 1 quiz
13 videos
1.1.2 Opinions of Teachers and Students3m
1.1.3 Characteristics of Online Education in China1m
1.2.1 Conceptual Interpretation5m
1.2.2 Development of Educational Technology7m
1.2.3 The Five-Element Model of Online Education7m
1.3.1 Opportunities7m
1.3.2 Challenges2m
1.4.1 Development in the 20th Century7m
1.4.2 Development in the 21st Century8m
1.4.3 Three Key Elements of Online Courses9m
1.4.4 Virtual Education Organizations9m
1.5 Internal Systems and External Relations of Courses3m
1 practice exercise
Homework 1
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Chapter II Why Should We Engage in Online Education?

9 videos (Total 49 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
2.2.1 Development of Educational Needs4m
2.2.2 Learning Styles and Learning Types6m
2.2.3 Multimodal Data Analysis of Students' Learning Behaviors and Needs6m
2.2.4 Educational Objectives4m
2.2.5 Expanding Learning Time and Space and Promoting Deeper Learning4m
2.2.6 Autonomous Learning System Cases6m
2.3 Online Education Helps Teachers' Development6m
2.4 Why Should Schools and the Country Engage in Online Education?4m
1 practice exercise
Homework 2
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Chapter III Online Education in Colleges and Universities

17 videos (Total 92 min), 1 quiz
17 videos
3.1.2 Platforms and Alliances3m
3.2 All Types of Teachers Can Benefit from Blended Teaching9m
3.3.1 Current Problems in Teaching6m
3.3.2 Benefits of Teachers and Students7m
3.4.1 Key Point 15m
3.4.2 Key Point 22m
3.4.3 Key Point 34m
3.4.4 Misunderstandings Part 13m
3.4.5 Misunderstandings Part 26m
3.5.1 Overview5m
3.5.2 Birth of the Rain Classroom6m
3.5.3 Rain Classroom Functions7m
3.5.4 Classroom Teaching Needs Rain Classroom6m
3.5.5 Rain Classroom Solves the Problem of Limited Face-to-Face Teaching Time2m
3.5.6 Rain Classroom Solves the Learning Problem Before Class, in Class and After Class2m
3.5.7 Key Points in the Design of Pre-Class, In-Class and After-Class Rain Courseware4m
1 practice exercise
Homework 3
Week
4
13 minutes to complete

Chapter IV The Future of Online Education

3 videos (Total 13 min), 1 quiz
3 videos
4.2 Innovation in Education Practice (2) Education Technology and Policy4m
4.3 Hotspot and Trends of Education Theories1m
1 practice exercise
Homework 4

Instructor

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Shijie Yu

Director
Online Education Office

About Tsinghua University

Free online courses from Tsinghua University Tsinghua University, founded in 1911, is one of the most prestigious universities in Asia. Tsinghua University consists of 19 schools and 55 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, social sciences, architecture, management, law, medicine, arts and design. As China’s leading institution of advanced learning, Tsinghua is dedicated to excellence in education, research, and social services. Tsinghua has approximately 3,200 faculty members and over 35,000 students, including 3,500 international students from 108 countries. Among its 170,000 alumni are many outstanding scholars, successful entrepreneurs, and distinguished statesmen who have been playing important roles in the development of China....

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