Conceptualizing and Contextualizing Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics

Ontological and Epistemological Dimensions

  • Jian Li
  • Xudong Zhu

About this book


This book provides a fresh and unique overview of the modernization and internationalization of Chinese higher education, focusing on Chinese higher education from 1949 to 2018. It presents the Ontological Positivism Model (Conceptualization-Explicit-Formal-Share), concentrating on concepts of Chinese higher education.

The book is intended for scholars and researchers in the field of comparative higher education, administrators and stakeholders in education management and graduate students majoring in higher education.


Chinese Characteristic Higher Education Chinese Education Strategy Chinese Education Leadership Global Higher Education Chinese Faculty Development Chinese Talent Cultivation Globalization of Higher Education Internationalization of Higher Education Chinese Higher Education Chinese Education

Authors and affiliations

  • Jian Li
    • 1
  • Xudong Zhu
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Education, China Institute of Education and Social DevelopmentBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Faculty of EducationBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-3473-3
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-3474-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2366-1658
  • Series Online ISSN 2366-1666
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