Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
A case study of the organizational structure and essence of the collegiate campus in Mackay medical college
Liberal Arts Education
Mackay Medical College
Colleges and universities are undergoing transformative changes, transforming the earlier ‘teaching and learning centered education to the one that emphasizes on professional and career development. In order to meet the needs of such transformation, the Ministry of Education focuses on the liberal arts and holistic education as a means to the end. Because of that, it becomes a trend for local colleges and universities to look up to the Western Collegiate Education’s systemic changes, as a model for change. This study attempted to look into the reformation of the liberal arts education of Mackay Medical College (MMC) based on its existing collegiate campus organizational structure. This study discussed, amongst others, the traditions and essences of both western and eastern collegiate education; secondly it also analyzed the practices of collegiate education in Taiwanese colleges and universities, and the findings of which were used as a proposal to MMC for the formation and promotion of a collegiate campus bases on collegiate educational spirit. In order to achieve the above purposes, qualitative research was held with hope to gain insight of the structure and essence of collegiate campus. The researcher interviewed five people who have influences over and have been directly participated in the formation of the idea of collegiate campus in MMC. The research concluded as follows: 1.The organizational structure and content of MMC’s collegiate campus is in line with the spirit of Western Collegiate Education 2.The important factors that affect the collegiate campus of MMC, amongst others, include the understanding and perception of Western Collegiate Education among the school stakeholders, the administrative resources invested as well as the curriculum designs, etc. The research discussed and analyzed the collegiate campus, its structure and portfolio, with hope to provide a reference for those who plan to execute collegiate education in their campuses, and serve as a reflection for potential problems and solutions.
|Appears in Collections:||學位論文|
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.