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American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(19), 1285-1288
DOI: 10.12691/education-4-19-1
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An Updated Educational System for Cultivating Talented Students in Hydraulic Engineering: Experiences from Chang'an University, China

Peiyue Li1, , Hui Qian1 and Jianhua Wu1

1School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Chang’an University, No. 126 Yanta Road, Xi’an 710054, China

Pub. Date: December 10, 2016

Cite this paper:
Peiyue Li, Hui Qian and Jianhua Wu. An Updated Educational System for Cultivating Talented Students in Hydraulic Engineering: Experiences from Chang'an University, China. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(19):1285-1288. doi: 10.12691/education-4-19-1

Abstract

Some new situations in China due to student-expansion policy, lack of experienced teachers and inadequate financial support have urged a reform or an update to the old educational system so that talented students in various disciplines can be cultivated. This study reported an updated educational system for cultivating talented students in Hydraulic Engineering. This system was updated in three main parts: updating education concept, establishing integrated practical training system, and improving teaching approaches. After implementation of the updated system, fruitful achievements have been obtained in the university in the field of Hydraulic Engineering education. Experiences and practical applications proved that the updated system is more efficient and effective to cultivate talented students in Hydraulic Engineering. The system reported in this study may be adopted by other universities in China to cultivate talented students in Hydraulic Engineering and related disciplines.

Keywords:
educational system talented student Hydraulic Engineering innovative approach field teaching practices

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