New book on the shelf

The Reinvention of Liberal Learning Around the Globe (Crossing Cultures: Liberal Learning for a World in Flux Book Series)


Editors: Prof Joshua Mok Ka-ho, Vice-President and Lam Man Tsan Chair Professor of Comparative Policy, Lingnan University; Dr Jung Insung, Visiting Research Fellow, Education Research Institute of Seoul National University


Publisher: Springer Singapore


This new volume gathers international authors and scholars to analyse approaches and trends in shaping the present and future of liberal arts institutions and programmes worldwide. The diversity of perspectives and experiences are conducive to readers who think deeply about the future of higher education and advocates of liberal arts education.


It comprehensively discusses the persistence, resiliency, and vulnerability of liberal arts education in the unique contexts of Asia, North and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The complexity of contemporary issues and emerging innovations in higher education are also covered. Bringing together insights from Chinese and western educators, this book envisions future liberal arts education in fostering caring leaders with a global outlook under collaborative possibilities.