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Analysis of the Dilemma and Path of College Teacher Development in Mainland China

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1103873, PP. 1-10

Subject Areas: Education

Keywords: Teacher Development, Faculty Professional Development, Dilemma, Path

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Teacher development (TD) is an important task for colleges and universities in mainland China. By comparing the history and current situation of TD at home and abroad, the study analyzes the dilemmas and causes of TD in mainland China, and explores the paths of TD. Facing these dilemmas that the model of TD is single, development service provided by universities does not match teachers’ internal demands, and evaluation system is not perfect, the study tries the following three aspects to explore the paths, which include developing measures at every phase based on college teachers’ characteristics, playing the function of TD center and promoting their self-organized development, and establishing and improving the evaluation system of TD and promote coordinated TD.

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Xiong, F. (2017). Analysis of the Dilemma and Path of College Teacher Development in Mainland China. Open Access Library Journal, 4, e3873. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1103873.

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