By Insung Jung, Mikiko Nishimura, Toshiaki Sasao
This booklet discusses liberal arts schooling and liberal arts faculties within the context of East Asia, in particular targeting Japan, China and S. Korea the place it has turn into an rising factor in greater schooling lately. It first explores the advance, options and demanding situations of liberal arts schooling and liberal arts faculties in East Asia. It then delineates the results of the simplest practices of chosen liberal arts faculties inside and out East Asia, and gives coverage and pedagogical instructions for the way forward for liberal arts faculties and courses in East Asia and beyond.
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They never experienced liberal or general education in their own undergraduate education and perceive that if they have been successful in their careers without exposure to the liberal arts, so should be their students. As Hoshmand (2012) observes, it is perplexing and sad that a society that for millennia believed in the notion of the well-rounded educated person has now started to question the very values that are so much a part of the fabric of its culture. One can point to the reason for this—the Western compartmentalization of education that from the mid-nineteenth century onwards has found its way throughout the world.
By 1910 the historian Frederick Jackson Turner was encouraging Midwestern students to continue the frontier traditions by conquering the scientiﬁc frontier (Turner 1962,8 pp. 283–284). That same year, journalist Edwin Slosson found that Harvard 6 Originally published in 1929. Originally published in 1936. 8 Originally published in 1920. 7 22 A. 5 6 a 7 a 8 a 9 Mass. 9 a Note indicates liberal arts colleges and # indicates the number of scientists per 1,000 graduates Source Goodrich et al. (1951, p.
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Liberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia: Possibilities and Challenges in the Global Age by Insung Jung, Mikiko Nishimura, Toshiaki Sasao