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Title Liberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia : Possibilities and Challenges in the Global Age / Insung Jung, Mikiko Nishimura, Toshiaki Sasao, Editors
Published Singapore : Springer, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 206 pages) : illustrations
Series Higher education in Asia: Quality, excellence and governance, 2365-6360
Higher education in Asia, quality, excellence and governance. 2365-6352
Contents 1. Introduction / Insung Jung -- 2. Development of Liberal Arts Education and Colleges: Historical and Global Perspectives / Akira Tachikawa -- 3. The East-West Axis? Liberal Arts Education in East Asian Universities / Rui Yang -- 4. Going Global and Adapting to Local Context: Handong Global University in South Korea / Yohan Ka -- 5. Liberal Arts for a New Japan: The Case of the International Christian University / Mikiko Nishimura -- 6. Making the Global Local: Twenty Years at Miyazaki International College, Japan / Mícheál Thompson and Insung Jung -- 7. Adapting the Western Model of Liberal Arts Education in China: The Cases of Fudan University and Lingnan University / Wen Yu Chai -- 8. Liberal Arts Education in Postwar Taiwan: A Case Study on General Education Reform at National Taiwan University / Chun-chieh Huang -- 9. Global Education with High Impact and Deep Learning in the United States: The Liberal Arts at Pomona College / Jill Grigsby -- 10. Liberal Arts and Sciences Education for the 21st Century Knowledge Economy: A Case Study of Amsterdam University College, The Netherlands / Deirdre Klein Bog and Marijk van der Wende -- 11. Revisiting Key Values, Roles and Challenges of Liberal Arts Education in East Asia / Akiyoshi Yonezawa and Mikiko Nishimura -- 12. Cultivating Intercultural Communicative Competence in Liberal Arts Institutions / Hye-Gyeong Ohe -- 13. Applications of Digital Technologies in Liberal Arts Institutions in East Asia / Insung Jung and Jiwak Bajracharya -- 14. Internationalization and Faculty Well-Being in Liberal Arts Colleges: An Often Neglected Issue in East Asia / Toshiaki Sasao and Naoki Hatta -- 15. Conclusions: Summary, Remaining Issues and Recommendations / Insung Jung, Mikiko Nishimura and Toshiaki Sasao -- Erratum to: Applications of Digital Technologies in Liberal Arts Institutions in East Asia / Insung Jung and Jiwak Bajracharya -- Afterword: Toward a Global Liberal Education, in Asia and With the World
Summary This book discusses liberal arts education and liberal arts colleges in the context of East Asia, specifically focusing on Japan, China and S. Korea where it has become an emerging issue in higher education in recent years. It first explores the development, concepts and challenges of liberal arts education and liberal arts colleges in East Asia. It then delineates the implications of the best practices of selected liberal arts colleges inside and outside East Asia, and offers policy and pedagogical guidelines for the future of liberal arts colleges and programs in East Asia and beyond
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource. Title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 1, 2018)
Subject Education, Humanistic -- East Asia.
Education, Higher -- East Asia.
Universities and colleges -- East Asia.
Far East -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Jung, Insung, 1959- editor
Nishimura, Mikiko, editor
Sasao, Toshiaki, 1973- editor
ISBN 9789811005114
9789811005138 (electronic bk.)
9811005133 (electronic bk.)