Revisiting Key Values, Roles and Challenges of Liberal Arts Education in East Asia

Akiyoshi Yonezawa, Mikiko Nishimura

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Abstract

This chapter examines the values, roles and challenges of liberal arts education in East Asia and the historical and contemporary influences that have led to the diverse understandings of liberal arts education in the region. Drawing examples from the previous chapters, it also identifies and analyzes the common features and challenges in this form of higher education in the region.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigher Education in Asia
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media B.V.
Pages125-136
Number of pages12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameHigher Education in Asia
ISSN (Print)2365-6352
ISSN (Electronic)2365-6360

Keywords

  • East Asian Economy
  • General Education
  • High Education System
  • Liberal Education
  • Qing Dynasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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