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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2023, 5(22); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2023.052203.

An empirical study of public spiritedness among university students


Yinghui Guo

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Yinghui Guo

School of Public Administration, Chongqing University, Chongqing, 400044, China


The shaping of public spirit should stem more from students' own concern for social issues and empathy for the disadvantaged, rather than relying solely on traditional classroom teaching and teacher indoctrination. Therefore, the cultivation of public spirit among college students needs to strengthen students' social participation and practical experience in order to enhance their social sensitivity and establish social responsibility and social commitment through experiential learning. The project has successfully realised the deep integration of experiential learning and the cultivation of public spirit through the reform of teaching strategies such as context creation, case analysis, knowledge construction and hands-on practice, and has achieved good results. To ensure a more lasting effect, there are some key elements that should not be overlooked. These include the provision of targeted teaching guidance for students, the establishment of a multi-party social network, and the creation of a campus atmosphere oriented towards serving the community.


public spirit, participatory experiential learning, teaching strategies

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Yinghui Guo. An empirical study of public spiritedness among university students. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 22: 12-16. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2023.052203.


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