This paper presents Network-Training Collaboration in Europe and China (NCEC), a joint project between two European and four Chinese institutions aiming at designing and developing network-based course production, delivery and presentation systems for China. Sponsored by the European Union, the NCEC project is designated to provide on-line collaborative teaching and learning facilities in both Chinese and English on CERNET and ChinaNET, the two major China Internet networks. The paper addresses the major managerial and technical issues in the NCEC development processes and system operations of project management, related projects, Chinese information processing, course supply and tutoring, etc. The NCEC is expected to benefit both China and Europe in many ways.
Lin, Zhangxi; Yang, Dehua; Li, Chongrong; Crowe, Malcolm; Gordon, John; and Hamalainen, Matti, "Network-Training Collaboration in Europe and China (NCEC) - Issues and Promises" (2000). AMCIS 2000 Proceedings. 300.