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Perspectives on Rethinking and Reforming Education

Conceptualizing and Contextualizing Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics

Ontological and Epistemological Dimensions

Authors: Xu, Jinhui, Zhu, Xudong

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  • Offers a fresh viewpoint to analyze higher education with Chinese characteristics through a multidimensional lens
  • Discusses the complex issues and investigates the structure of Chinese higher education
  • Clarifies the links between the ontological and epistemological dimensions of higher education
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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.

About the authors

Jian Li is an assistant professor at the China Institute of Education and Social Development at Beijing Normal University. She received her Ph.D. degree from Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Dr. Li’s general area of scholarship is the assessment of global competency and global learning within higher education institutions, an area in which she has pursued four themes: higher education policy and management; undergraduate students’ global learning performance assessment; faculty global perspective within higher education; and global learning and development as a framework for institutional research. Dr. Li has published over 20 articles and book chapters, and delivered over 30 workshops and seminars and more than 10 keynote, peer-reviewed and invited presentations throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction on Ontological Dimension of Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics

    Pages 3-15

    Li, Jian (et al.)

  • Introduction on Epistemological Dimension of Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics

    Pages 17-21

    Li, Jian (et al.)

  • Conceptualizing Ontological-Epistemological Dimension Model of Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics

    Pages 23-26

    Li, Jian (et al.)

  • Epistemological Dimension Model of Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics: Concept, Context, and Practice

    Pages 29-43

    Li, Jian (et al.)

  • Domain Ontological Dimension of Implementing Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics: Topic-Oriented Policy Perspective

    Pages 45-62

    Li, Jian (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-3474-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-3473-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Conceptualizing and Contextualizing Higher Education with Chinese Characteristics
Book Subtitle
Ontological and Epistemological Dimensions
Authors
Series Title
Perspectives on Rethinking and Reforming Education
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-3474-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-3474-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-3473-3
Series ISSN
2366-1658
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 158
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
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