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American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(3), 221-226
DOI: 10.12691/education-4-3-1
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Empirical Research on the Curriculum Satisfaction of Postgraduates in Mathematics

Zezhong Yang1, , Zhaohua Qu1 and Dandan Sun1

1The School of Mathematical sciences, Shandong Normal University, Ji’nan, China

Pub. Date: March 11, 2016

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Zezhong Yang, Zhaohua Qu and Dandan Sun. Empirical Research on the Curriculum Satisfaction of Postgraduates in Mathematics. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(3):221-226. doi: 10.12691/education-4-3-1


This research focused on the experience and cognition of postgraduates in mathematics in mainland China to their curriculum, aimed at the figuring out their Curriculum Satisfaction. We adopted a close-ended structure questionnaire and mainly investigated the satisfaction of following five aspects: curriculum goal, curriculum content, curriculum implementation, curriculum evaluation and curriculum resources. A total of 166 postgraduates in mathematics from 19 universities in participated in this investigation. The results indicated that most postgraduates were generally satisfied with current curriculum, but their satisfaction degree was not high. What the postgraduates were most dissatisfied with were curriculum content and curriculum evaluation. Therefore, the curriculum content and curriculum evaluation should be paid special attention to when we reform the postgraduates’ curriculum.

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