Experimental Teaching Center
The Professional Skills Experimental Teaching Center of Collge of Public Management was founded in 2005. it provides experimental teaching for major courses of public administration, public affair administration, labor and social security, land resource management, sociology and social work and other public management module courses and elective courses. Meanwhile, the center meets both unedergraduate and postgraduate students’ need in teaching, scientific research and other technology innovation campaign, while provides an important scientific research platform for teaching staff. The center undertakes 29 experimental courses in the field of public management and sociology with more than 240 projects. Annual number of elective students has reached more than 6200, when the experimental time reached 124,000 hours.
In close combination with the construction goals of “211 Project” and characteristics of rural social development in Guangdong province, highlighting its own research features, the center has found a new way in ralating Production-Education-Research.
In terms of teaching, besides meeting the basic demand of professional skills experimental teaching, the center has developed 2 provincial level Characteristic Specialty, 1 provincial level and 5 university-level Excellent Course, 1 provincial level and 4 university-level Teaching Achievement Award. The center has prepared variety of experimental guide books and published over 20 teching related papers in provincial level and above publications.
In terms of scientific research,over 60 research projects at all levels and forms, amounting to more than 8 million Yuan research grants. Over 140 research papers, including 60 articles in CSSCI and about 16 monographs and textbooks have been published at home and abroad.
The center constructs and maintains a high level, rigorous, stable and well-organized team. Among 22 stuff in the center, 6 are professors, 7 are associate professors and the other 9 are lecturers and assistant; 6 of them have doctorate degree, 7 with master degree and the remaining 2 have bachelor degree.
The center has advanced experiment environment and facility, and it is consisted by 6 functional labs, which are E-government lab, public policy analysis lab, land resource management lab, social statistical analysis lab, phone interview lab, social work simulation studio. The center has a total area of 680 square meters, over 600 devices with the total value of over 3,600,000 Yuan.