Liberal Arts and Sciences Education for the 21st Century Knowledge Economy: A Case Study of Amsterdam University College, The Netherlands

Deirdre Klein Bog, Marijk van der Wende

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Abstract

This chapter describes how Amsterdam University College (AUC), a liberal arts and science honours college in The Netherlands, promotes internationalization and adopts a global approach in its curriculum and academic community. It shows how global learning outcomes and 21st century skills can be fostered to contribute to the international competiveness of higher education institutions and considers the implications for East Asia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLiberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia: Possibilities and Challenges in the Global Age
EditorsInsung Jung, Mikiko Nishimura, Toshiaki Sasao
PublisherSpringer
Pages113-124
ISBN (Print)978-981-10-0511-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameHigher Education in Asia: Quality, Excellence and Governance
PublisherSpringer

Keywords

  • METIS-316553
  • IR-100302

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    Klein Bog, D., & van der Wende, M. (2016). Liberal Arts and Sciences Education for the 21st Century Knowledge Economy: A Case Study of Amsterdam University College, The Netherlands. In I. Jung, M. Nishimura, & T. Sasao (Eds.), Liberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia: Possibilities and Challenges in the Global Age (pp. 113-124). (Higher Education in Asia: Quality, Excellence and Governance). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-0513-8_10