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China: 'It's Important to Ask Students To Do Some Work on Their Own', Science
Excerpts: China is in the midst of one of the most remarkable expansions of higher education ever attempted. And although Yun Ying, a semiretired professor of physics education at Southeast University in Nanjing, may be only a bit player, she's passionate about reforming science education. And she has a lifetime of experience.
her nearly 6 decades as a teacher, she's weathered the Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution and benefited from China's opening to the West. Now, the 82-year-old Yun is leading her own minirevolution.
- Source: China: 'It's Important to Ask Students To Do Some Work on Their Own'
[ http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/317/5834/74b ], Dennis Normile, Science : 74-75., 07/07/06