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The Study On Boyer's Ideas Of Undergraduate Education

Posted on:2006-08-11Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:G M YangFull Text:PDF
GTID:2167360155950265Subject:History of education
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Ernest L. Boyer was a famous educationist and a famous educational speaker of modern America. He worked all his life in the education circle. He carried on research on American education systematically and deeply. He had deep opinions whether on high education or higher education or early education that he had devoted to in his last time. In his rich system of educational thoughts, the undergraduate education ideas have more influence and are concerned widely.This essay tries to concentrate on Boyer's ideas of undergraduate education. After having introduced the purpose for the undergraduate education of individuality and community both developed harmoniously, the essay reviews the contents of Boyer's ideas of undergraduate education including five aspects: ideas on guaranteeing new born quality, the course view of undergraduate education, describing of teachers' scholarship, the management thoughts of undergraduate education, constructing of campus culture.Picking Boyer's undergraduate education ideas out as an angle to study has newer meaning. The essay tries to analyze the ideas of Boyer's undergraduate education and systematic them by combining with the character of the era he lived. The study can rich the research on Boyer's education thoughts and so can establish the foundation of research on Boyer's education thoughts further. Based on the study of Boyer's undergraduate education, the essay analyzes the influence of Boyer's undergraduate education, carries on the history appraising about them and finds some beneficial implications to improve the development of undergraduate education in China. Some of the implications have some directive significance to the development of higher education in China.
Keywords/Search Tags:Boyer, undergraduate education, ideas of undergraduate education
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