University of Baguio, Baguio City, Philippines
Calligraphy practice not only plays an important role in improving individual aesthetics, cultivating their mind, enriching their knowledge, improving their moral accomplishment, and tempering their will but also plays a significant role in improving national confidence, social harmony, and the rise and inheritance of national culture. Therefore, the researcher used the theory of Constructivism, multiple intelligences, and culture to explore the significance of calligraphy for university students and the current situation of calligraphy education for non-majored calligraphy in universities through questionnaires and interviews. Through the questionnaire and interview, the researcher knows that calligraphy education in universities is not widespread; few students have compulsory courses in calligraphy, and very few students can participate in elective courses in calligraphy. But the significance of learning calligraphy is considerable. The need for calligraphy learning for students in the university is strong. The absence of calligraphy education is the regret of quality education. Through this paper, the researcher puts forward some suggestions for referencing university education departments.
Chinese Calligraphy education, University student, Shanxi province
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