Departmental Bulletin Paper Globalization and arts education in Chinese higher education

Yang, Yi  ,  楊, 奕  ,  ヨウ, イ

(113)  , pp.133 - 144 , 2015-06-30 , 同志社大学社会学会 , Transcription:ドウシシャ ダイガク シャカイ ガッカイ , Alternative:The Association of Social Studies, Doshisha University
Today, globalization is regarded as a keyword to describe the society in which we live. In a global society, knowledge and human resources are considered as the most important domains. What kind of capable person is required in a knowledge-based society? What kind of higher education is most suitable for the global era? To develop the individual’s abilities and to cultivate new educational thinking are no doubt becoming urgent tasks for higher education. In order to respond to the increasing development of economic needs, higher education reform has been carried out in China. In contrast with previous reforms, nowadays, the aim was put forward to produce capable, high-quality graduates with a well-based, wide-range knowledge, fertile imagination, and full creativity. Being a part of higher education, the role and significance of Arts Education has been highlighted. The propose of this paper is to clarify how Arts Education could contribute to and facilitate an individual’s all-round development, by take Tsinghua University as a case study to examine the possibility of Arts Education in the global society.

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