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ERIC Number: EJ952704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0305-0068
Educational Research in Mainland China: Current Situation and Developmental Trends
Sun, Miantao
Comparative Education, v47 n3 p315-325 2011
The influence of Confucian culture in Chinese Mainland China is reflected in the current situation and contextual trends of educational research content of educational thought of Confucianism, educational issues grounded on theoretical views of Confucianism, and the influence of the inclusiveness of Confucianism. In terms of research method, the current situation of educational research is reflected in empirical research whose methods value the construction of the metaphysical theoretical system, the guiding role of educational theories for educational reform practice, and research that enriches the literature. In terms of research value, the current situation of educational research is reflected in studies that focus on human nature, human relations, thoughts, willpower, emotion, human rights, and benevolence, as well as studies focusing on education that serves politics. In terms of research content, the development trend of educational research is reflected by endeavours aimed at expanding educational research content in the context of Confucianism. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China