Doing Liberal Arts Education

The Global Case Studies

  • Mikiko Nishimura
  • Toshiaki Sasao

Part of the Education Innovation Series book series (EDIN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Mikiko Nishimura, Toshiaki Sasao
    Pages 1-4
  3. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Curriculum Development

  4. Creative Ways to Integrate Key Values of Liberal Arts Across Subject Areas

  5. Diversity and Inclusion

  6. Research, Evaluation, and Evidence-Based Policy Making

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Kyong-Mee Chung, Soo Young Kim, Hyunjung Yang, Yeunjoo Kim, Eun Jeong Kim, Hye Kyung Hong et al.
      Pages 207-221
    3. Mikiko Nishimura, Toshiaki Sasao
      Pages 223-231

About this book


This book examines and shares concrete and specific strategies and policies for doing liberal arts education in a wide range of contexts. It deepens readers’ understanding of the processes of adopting interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to the development and teaching of liberal arts courses, integrating diversity and inclusion in policies and practices of liberal arts education, and institutionalizing evidence-based policy making. Moreover, it provides educators and policymakers with practical guidelines on how to incorporate core values of liberal arts education.


Liberal Arts Education Higher Education Curriculum Development Civic Engagement Evidence-based Policy Making liberal arts colleges

Editors and affiliations

  • Mikiko Nishimura
    • 1
  • Toshiaki Sasao
    • 2
  1. 1.International Christian UniversityMitaka-shiJapan
  2. 2.International Christian UniversityMitaka-shiJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-2876-3
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-2877-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2211-4874
  • Series Online ISSN 2211-4882
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