Taking Educational Research to the World Class： Anlnterview withChin-ChungTsai, the Chief Editor of Computer and Education and International Journal of Science Education
Developing a number of world-class disciplines and improving the comprehensive strength and international competitiveness of national higher education is essential for the future development of China ' s higher education. Today ， because educational internationalization driven by information technologies， there are many areas for Chinese scholars to explore to promote domestic education research and to be in line with international education frontiers. With these intentions， the authors had the privilege to interview professor Chin Chung Tsai， an internationally renowned science education expert. Chin Chung Tsai， the professor in the Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education of Taiwan University of Science and Technology， received his masters degree and doctoral degree in education from Harvard University and Columbia University respectively. Professor Tsai has been the chi£;/ editor of Computer and Education since 2009 ， which ranks the first in educational technology in SSCI database according to the impact factor. In addition， as an editor board member or reviewer， Professor Tsai serves for nearly 40 renowned educational journals ， and some wellknown international research centers， such as National Science Foundation in United States. He received the classic citation award by Institute for Science Information (lSI) . Professor Tsai' s research interests focus on science-educationbased constructivism， epistemic belief， and e-learning. This interview addresses on the following issues: how does a domestic scholar qualify for an international academic research? What are the philosophies for running a world-class journal and its enlightenment to domestic educational journals? In addition ， Professor Tsai also presented his insights on current issues such as dealing with the relationship between teaching and scientific research.
|關鍵詞||世界高水平、教育信息化、学科交叉、创新、world-class level、educational research、interdisciplinary、innovation|