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ERIC Number: EJ863394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1467-5986
Liberal Arts Education in Qatar: Intercultural Perspectives
Rostron, Magdalena
Intercultural Education, v20 n3 p219-229 Jun 2009
This paper is an attempt to sketch a historical, cultural and social background of recent educational developments in Qatar, briefly review the traditions of western liberal arts education with its goals and teaching and learning methodologies, explain its benefits and their relevance to Muslim Qatari students of universities in Education City in Doha, and mention potential disadvantages of a liberal arts education in Qatar--seen from an intercultural education's perspective and in the context of academic globalization. (Contains 14 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Qatar