Current outlook on the development of Malaysian Chinese private higher education in design

Chen, Tien Li and Siek, Hwee Ling * (2018) Current outlook on the development of Malaysian Chinese private higher education in design. International Journal of Cultural and Creative Industries, 5 (2). pp. 4-25. ISSN 2311 9527

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Abstract

This paper describes the impact of national, economic, and educational policies on the development design education in Malaysia’s private educational institutions. Through historical and content analysis and interviews with experts, this article offers a complete timeline of the development of Malaysia’s Education in Design among private educational institutions founded by Malaysian Chinese, the history of Malaysia’s private education in design and the evolution of Malaysia’s national educational policies. We divide this history into the four periods of Chaotic (before 1965), Seeding (1966-1995), Germination (1996-2005), and Standardization (2006 onward). Our historical review concludes that education providers focus largely on providing basic training for students with the sole purpose of securing a job immediately after their graduation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: private higher education in design; design programme; design history; Malaysia
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Sunway University > School of Arts > Dept. Art and Design
Depositing User: Dr Janaki Sinnasamy
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2018 02:30
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2018 02:30
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/875

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