The 2016 White Paper on Internet-based Learning in China covers various fields of education (e.g. pre-school, elementary, higher, continuing, and vocational education, as well as tutoring and enterprise universities) and education-related, Internet-based enterprises.

The design and implementation of distance education should be approached from the perspective of its practice as a course.

Teachers are the soul of a university. They are important educational resources as well as the main body for implementing the school’s educational system; hence their career development status is directly related to the success or failure of the school’s education system and the quality of learner development.

I. Choice of enrollment method of open universities in the era of “Internet Plus”

In order to stimulate students' enthusiasm for learning, create a sound learning atmosphere, form good personal learning habits, demonstrate online and offline learning, trace periodic achievements, and set up both a typical and exemplary model, the Open University of China’s (OUC) Beijing Experimental School held an activity series entitled, "2015 Show My Works". The topic of this activity is "Post My Homework," showcasing students’ excellent homework.

Learner support is a key factor in ensuring students complete their studies smoothly, and also directly affects the teaching quality of distance education colleges/universities, as well as student satisfaction.

As the primary mechanisms used in distance education are shifting from traditional radio and TV to the Internet; the Internet age is imposing new, higher requirements on the Open University of China (OUC). Therefore, we must be well prepared to deal with the situation.

December 12-13, 2014 saw the convening of the 2014 OUC System Scientific Research Work Conference in Huizhou, Guangdong. The theme was Educational Change in the Internet Age. Nearly 100 representatives from the Open University of China (OUC) and its 42 branches gathered for meetings and discussions on advancing online scientific research and its management.