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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2019, 2(3); doi: 10.25236/FER.033049.

An Analysis of the Idea, System and Strategy of Moral Education in American Colleges and Universities


Juan Yin

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Juan Yin

School of Marxism, Sanjiang University, Nanjing, China
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Since the 1970s, the thought and practice of moral education in American colleges and universities have made great progress, adhering to the idea that moral education is the unshirkable social responsibility of universities and that moral development is one of the indicators of student development, a moral education system with integrity as the basic principle of moral education in colleges and universities, teaching students to get along with others as the basic goal, and cultivating civic responsibility and cooperative spirit as the core goal have been formed, and the goal of moral education has been achieved by giving full play to the role of elders and peers, encouraging students to participate in community experiences and cultivating students' moral judgment ability. Generally speaking, the concept, system and strategy of moral education in American colleges and universities provide strong reference significance for moral education in contemporary Chinese colleges and universities.


American colleges and universities; moral education; idea; system; strategy

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Juan Yin. An Analysis of the Idea, System and Strategy of Moral Education in American Colleges and Universities. Frontiers in Educational Research (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 3: 115-124. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.033049.


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