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    BAI Bin Assistant Professor
    Institute of Vocational and Adult Education
    Email:baibin@bnu.edu.cn
    Address:19 Xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian, Beijing 100875

     

    AREAS OF RESEARCH

    -Work-based Learning

    -Vocational Education

    -E-Learning

    -Adult Education

     

    EDUCATION BACKGROUND

    -          Aug.2014 – Aug. 2015   University of Bremen (Germany)

    Position: Academic visiting scholar

             

    -          Sep.2007 – July, 2010  School of Educational Technology, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, PR China

    Degree/Diploma: Ph.D. in Education. Major in Educational Technology

     

    -          June.2008 –Dec.2008 & July. 2009- Nov. 2009   The Open University (UK)

    Position: Ph.D. Programme Visiting Scholar

     

    -          Sep. 2004/July. 2007 International and Comparative Education Research Institute, School of Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, PR China

    Degree/Diploma: Master of Education, Major in Adult Education

     

    -          Sep.1996 - July. 2000   School of Electronics & Information Engineering, Hebei University, Baoding, PR China

    Degree/Diploma: Bachelor of Engineering

     

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    1.      2015-- Institute of Vocational and Adult Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing

    - Adult learning and psychology (Graduate student Course)

    -Workplace Learning (Graduate student Course)

    -Education and Occupation (Graduate student Course)

    -Adult Course Development and Enterprise Training (Graduate student Course)

     

    2.      2014-- Institute of Vocational and Adult Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing

    -Adult learning and psychology (Graduate student Course)

    -Workplace Learning (Graduate student Course)

    -Educational Research Methodology (Graduate student Course)

     

    3.      2013-- Institute of Vocational and Adult Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing.,

    -Adult learning and psychology (Graduate student Course)

    -Workplace Learning (Graduate student Course)

    -Educational Research Methodology (Graduate student Course)

     

    4.      2012-- Institute of Vocational and Adult Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing

    -Adult learning and psychology (Graduate student Course)

    -Education and Occupation (Graduate student Course)

     

    5.      2011-- Institute of Vocational and Adult Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing

    -Comparative adult education (Graduate student Course)

    -Work-based learning (Graduate student Course)

    -Career development and planning (undergraduate student Course)

     

    WORK HISTORY

    1.      2010—Present  Beijing Normal University, Faculty of Education

    Location:        Beijing

    Position:         Academic staff in Institute of Vocational and Adult Education

     

    2.      2014--2015       University of Bremen, TVET Research Group

    Location:        Germany

    Position:         Academic visiting scholar

     

    3.      2008 – 2009   The Open University's Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Open University, UK

    Location:        UK

    Position:         Cooperative Researcher

     

    4.      2004-- 2007  Vocational Education Centre of Institute of Computing Technology Chinese Academy of Science, China

    Location:        Beijing

    Position:         ICT Training Lecturer (Part-time)

     

    5.      2003-2004    Network Engineering and Design company, Beijing

    Location:        Beijing

    Position:         Network Engineer

     

    6.      2000-2003    The Number 10 middle school of Beijing, P.R. China (CIVTE)

    Location:        Beijing

    Position:         Teacher in Informational Technology  

     

    PUBLICATIONS (Papers AND Conference)

    1.        Marius Herzog & Bin BAI.Chinesische und Deutsche Beruflichkeit im Vergleich Online: http://www.bwpat.de/ausgabe29/herzog_bai_bwpat29.pdf. in bwp@ Ausgabe Nr. 29 Dezember 2015. 1-22

    2.        Xiang Geng, Bin Bai, Bamei Yang, Working Process Knowledge Acquiring and its Influencing Factor Research—A Case Study of Technician Apprenticeship Training in Guangzhou Technician College, Architectures for apprenticeship: Achieving economic and social goals, September 2015. Australia

    3.        Bameiyang, Kejing Li, Bin Bai. Teaching and Learning Research in Master Studio Apprenticeship Training. Architectures for apprenticeship: Achieving economic and social goals, September 2015, Australia

    4.        Bin Bai. China Online Education Marketing and Quality Assurance. EADL Prague Conference. May 2015. Czech. ( Keynote Speaker )

    5.        Bin Bai. Digitisation of Content– The Transformation of Educational Orientation? The Online Educa Berlin 2014. December 2014.Germany

    6.        Bin Bai, Xiang Geng. Transferable skills in technical and vocational education and training (TVET): Policy and practice in China. The Online Journal for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Asia, 2014(3), 1-11

    7.        Bin Bai, The Transition from School World to Authentic Work World, Salim Akoojee, Philipp Gonon, Apprenticeship in a Globalised World: Premises, Promises and Pitfalls, LIT Verlag Fresnostr. Germany, 2013, 211-214

    8.        Zhiqun Zhao,Bin Bai. Eine Kultur vergleichende Perspektiven der Berufs und Berufsfeldforschung - Ein Fall von China und U.S.A. Handbuch Berufsforschung, WBV. 923-9322013

    9.        Bin Bai, The Transition from School World to Authentic Work World, 5th International INAP Conference--Apprenticeship in a Globalised World: Premises, Promises and Pitfalls, Johannesburg, April. 2013. South Africa

    10.    Bin Bai, Vocational or Academic? –The Critical Moment in China Adult Online Higher Education, EDEN (European Distance and E-learning Network) 2012 Annual Conference, University of Porto, June. 2012, Portugal

    11.    Bin Bai, A study of vocational transformation in China distance higher education. the 10th International Conference for Media in Education 2012(9) (ICoME), Beijing,China

    12.    Zhiqun Zhao, Bai Bin. Xingguuo He. A Survey Research of Personnel Training in Automobile Program of China Secondary Vocational Education, Chinese Vocational and Technical Education. 2012 (15), 55-59

    13.    Bin Bai, Work-Based Learning and Blended Learning –The New Tendency in China Adult Online Higher Education. 2012 The Annual Conference of 26th Asian Association of Open Universities, October 2012. Chiba, Japan.

    14.    Bin Bai, A qualitative research of curriculum development in China further vocational education--staff's perception, Zhiqun ZhaoFelix RaunerUrsel Hauschildt, “Ensuring the Acquisition of Expertise: Apprenticeship in the Modern Economy, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. Beijing, 2011. 87-90

    15.    Bin Bai, Stephen J. Swithenby. Mark Endean. A Qualitati ve Study of the External Quality Control of the UK Open University: From Staff's Perception, Open Education Research. 2011 (4), 90-95.

    16.    Bin Bai, Models of School-Enterprise Cooperation in China’s VET System, International Expert Panel on Work-based Learning, November 2011. Turin, Italy.

    17.    Mark Endean, Bin Bai, Quality Standards in Online Distance Education The International Journal of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning. P45-61  2010.11

    18.    Bin Bai, Same or different-a comparative research in e-learning quality perception between UK and China, E-Learning week 2010-Enhancing e-Learning in a Smart way, September 2010. Seoul.Korea

    19.    Bin Bai, A Tendency from Academic Orientation to Vocational Orientation—A Qualitative Research of Training Objectives of Online and Distance Education, ASEAN-CHINA International Forum on Vocational and Technical Education and Training (TVET) 2010 Beijing.

    20.    Bin Bai, A Transformation from Academic Orientation to Vocational Education--A Qualitative Research of Training Objective of Online Distance Education,2010 6th Asian Academic Society for Vocational Education and Training International Conference, November 2010. Taiwan

    21.    Bin Bai, Inter-culture Comparisons of Staff Perceptions on Quality in Online Distance Learning. Innovation in Learning Communities---What did you invent for tomorrow? 2009 EDEN Annual Conference, June 2009. Poland

    22.    Bin,Bai Interpretation Quality Assurance of UK Open University, Distance Eduation in China, 2009 (11),72-76.

    23.    Bin Bai, How to Ensure the Quality of Engineering Education in Distance Education--A Case Study of UK Open University. Distance Education in China, 2009(8), 74-78

    24.    Mark Endean, Binbai, Inter-culture Comparisons of Staff Perceptions on Quality in Online Distance Learning. Innovation in Learning Communities---What did you invent for tomorrow? EDEN Annual Conference 2009(6), Poland

    25.    Bin Bai, Yimin Gao, Li ChenThe Learning Support Service in Online Higher Education of U.S.. Comparative Education Research. 2008(11), 81-85

    26.    Bin Bai, Interpretation Online Higher Education of USA since the 21 century. Distance Education in China, 2008(6), 74-78

    MAIN RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

    1.      2015--  International Student Competency Assessment

    Location: Bremen, Germany

    Stakeholder: University of Bremen

    Main project features: European countries, South Africa, and China TVET students competency assessment and comparison

    Positions held: China sub-project core participant

    Activities performed:

    (1) In charge of sub-project design, project manage and supervise, contact with 8 project schools in Chongqing, Guangzhou and Shandong.

    (2) Data collection and data analysing

    (3) Research report writing

     

    2.      2014--  ADB PPTA Technical and Vocational Education and Training Demonstration Project

    Location: ShanXi Province, PR China

    Stakeholder: ADB

    Main project features: PPTA for technical and vocational education and training demonstration project.

    Positions held: ICT Specialist and Curriculum Specialist

    Activities performed 

    (1) Review the current processes of using ICT in TVET, including use of flexible and blended delivery,

    (2) Computer-assisted learning, simulated learning, and distance learning;

    (3) Review quality assurance mechanisms for developing, uploading, and updating the curriculum online; select three samples of existing online TVET courses;

    (4) Supervise TVET curriculum development

    (5) Assess the course syllabi, learning guides and materials, user interaction, feedback functions;

    (6) Provide recommendations on introducing international best practice for ICT application and curriculum in TVET and for improving the functions, requirements, and M&E of the ICT systems for the proposed project

     

    3.      June 2013-2015  Course development and teachers training for vocational school and Vocation College

    Location: Beijing, PR China

    Stakeholder: Beijing Normal University

    Positions held: Project Leader

    Activities performed

    (1) Design the whole TVET course development and teachers training project; include proposal, project plan, resource and researcher.

    (2) Organize survey, interviews, data analysing, research report writing and budget control

     

    4.      2012--  ADB PPTA Technical and Vocational Education and Training Demonstration Project

    Location: Hunan Province, PR China

    Stakeholder: ADB

    Main project features: PPTA for technical and vocational education and training demonstration project.

    Positions held: ICT Specialist and Curriculum Specialist

    Activities performed 

    (1) Review the current processes of using ICT in TVET, including use of flexible and blended delivery, computer-assisted learning, simulated learning, and distance learning;

    (2) Review quality assurance mechanisms for developing, supervise curriculum development; select good practices of existing TVET courses;

    (3) Assess the course syllabi, learning guides and materials, user interaction, feedback functions;

    (4) Provide recommendations on introducing international best practice for ICT in TVET and for improving the functions, requirements, and M&E of the ICT systems for the proposed project.

     

    5.      Apr 2011 - Mar 2012  TVET course and curriculum development

    Location: Taicang, Jiangsu Province, PR China

    Stakeholder:: Chien-shiung Institute of Technology

    Positions held: Project Consultant

    Activities performed:

    (1) Teachers training

    (2) Course design

    (3) Curriculum development consulting

    (4) Curriculum quality review

     

    6.      Sept 2010 - Nov 2011  MOE TVET Information Administration System Standard Project

    Location: Beijing, PR China

    Stakeholder:: Ministry of Education

    Positions held: Project Expert

    Activities performed:

    (1) Draw up TVET information administration system standard;

    (2) Design construction of coding list

    (3) Review and assess IT system design

    (4) Evaluate and test ICT administration system

    (5) Training the trainer

     

    7.      Sept 2008 - Nov 2009  Comparative Research in Quality Assurance of Open and Distance Education between UK and China

    Location: UK and Beijing, PR China

    Stakeholder: The UK Open University

    Positions held: Project Manager

    Activities performed:

    (1) Design research proposal

    (2) Engage expert interviews

    (3) Contact researcher between UK and China

    (4) Research data analysing

    (5) Research report writing

     

    8.      2008--  Evaluation of Pilot University in Modern Distance Education Project

    Location: Beijing, PR China

    Stakeholder: Ministry of Education

    Positions held: Project Consultant

    Activities performed:

    (1) Design research proposal

    (2) Engage survey and interviews

    (3) Research data analysing

    (4) Research report writing

     

    9.      2008--  Consultant for the IT Vocational Education Project

    Location: Beijing, PR China

    Stakeholder: Landgent Group Co. Ltd.

    Positions held: Project Consultant

    Activities performed:

    Training part-time lectures, and co-design IT training course.

     

    MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS:

    1.      Member of the Chinese Adult Education Association (CAEA)

    2.      Member of the Chinese Society of Vocational and Technical Education (CSVTE)

    3.      Asian Academic Society for Vocational Education and Training (AASVET)

    4.      Member of European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN)

    5.      Member of Chinese Educational Technology Association (CETA)

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

     

     

    Level of Proficiency

    (Mother tongue, Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor)

    Language

    Speaking

    Reading

    Writing

    Chinese

    Native

    Native

    Native

    English

    Excellent

    Excellent

    Excellent

    German

    Good

    Excellent

    Good

     

    FULL CV: Baibin_CV20160224.pdf