Available Online: 5 March 2021
Jember, Solomon Tadele*
Beijing Normal University, China (Solomontadele7@gmail.com)
This review paper aims to analyze the practice and challenges of adopting information and communication technologies in Chinese higher education. The Information and communication technologies application in China education is expanding swiftly, which is positively promoted by the support of social enterprises and the development of educational resources. Information and communication technologies application into the educational system greatly influenced the Chinese higher education system; it is more convenient and efficient via Information and communication technologies than ever before. A large quantity of digital tools is adopted in the learning and teaching process. The content and form of higher education have altered to some extent. The Chinese government set the goals and policies of Information and communication technologies application in education in the purpose of systematically implementing Information and communication technologies in Chinese higher education. In this regard; a large quantity of digital tools is adopted in learning and teaching process. However, there is a range of challenges faced by Chinese higher education to adopt Information and communication technologies. These challenges include institutional structures, infrastructure and equipment, hardware-dominated approach, and teachers’ lack of adequate skills. To this end, it is recommended to integrate information and communication technologies into the education system require the higher education institutions teachers and students needs to support adequate skills, thus contributing to improving the challenges of information and communication technologies in Chinese higher education.
Keywords: information and communication technologies; higher education institutions; adoption; higher education; classroom
Cite this article:
Jember, S. T. (2021). The practice and challenges of adopting information and communication technologies in Chinese higher education. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 10(6), 9-19. https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrse.2021.5055