The Development of Aesthetic Education: A perspective of Calligraphy and Painting Theory Teaching for Chinese Institutions of Higher Learning in New Era

CHENGLIN LI, Mohammad Khizal Bin Mohamed Saat


The notion of calligraphy and painting, as an integral aspect of aesthetic education, has significant practical implications for the cultivation of aesthetic education. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate how Chinese institutions of higher learning have reformed the calligraphy and painting theory teaching systems in order to foster the growth of aesthetic education in the modern period. Specifically, aesthetic education is directed by literary and artistic ideas, as well as socialist basic values, with the goal of satisfying people’s aesthetic requirements. The method of examining the development status and existing flaws in calligraphy and painting theory instruction has been investigated in order to determine how to reform aesthetic education instruction in worldwide institutions of higher learning. Diverse teaching objects contribute to the construction of the teaching system by repositioning curriculum objectives, improving instructional content and methods, perfecting evaluation mechanisms, rationally transforming instructional theory, and establishing the public’s cultural self-confidence and consciousness.


Aesthetic education in institutions of higher learning; Teaching of calligraphy and painting theory; Calligraphy and painting theory; Aesthetic education; Aesthetic consciousness

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