The Concept of General Education



In this chapter, the literature with regards to the idea of general education is reviewed. The review covers four parts. The concept of general education is first explored, followed by the discussion of models of general education. Then the literature on the tradition of general education in China and studies on general education programs in the Mainland are presented.


Specialized Education General Education Chinese Culture Core Curriculum Liberal Education 
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  1. 1.BeijingChina, People’s Republic

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