The Remote Synchronous Classroom in China

  • Jin Cai
  • Harrison Hao YangEmail author
  • Yanhong Li
  • Jason MacLeod
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10309)


The purpose of this study is to provide an overview of the remote synchronous classroom, which is a newly developed and unique blended learning method in the Chinese K-12 education system. The study consists of three main parts: the description and comparison of key synchronous learning, the review of innovative developments and the modern significance of the remote synchronous classroom in China, and key issues that must be addressed to improve implementation of the remote synchronous classroom.


Synchronous learning Remote synchronous classroom Synchronous virtual classroom Education equality K-12 education 



The work was supported by the Key Project of Philosophy and Social Science Research, Ministry of Education of China (14JZD044).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jin Cai
    • 1
    • 4
  • Harrison Hao Yang
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Yanhong Li
    • 1
  • Jason MacLeod
    • 2
  1. 1.Collaborative & Innovative Center for Educational TechnologyCentral China Normal UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Educational Information TechnologyCentral China Normal UniversityWuhanChina
  3. 3.School of EducationState University of New York at OswegoOswegoUSA
  4. 4.College of ComputerHubei University of EducationWuhanChina

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