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Calvin Wilson Mateer and the Origin of Modern Science Education in China

LI Tao;  
In the process of the origin of modern science education in China,American missionary Calvin Wilson Mateer and Tengchow College founded by him undoubtedly occupied an important position.Based on the purpose of missionary work,Calvin Wilson Mateer advocated the comprehensive education and the cultivation of new talents who could surpass the traditional Chinese literati.Therefore,the education of Western modern science has been given special attention.Calvin Wilson Mateer paid close attention to mathematics,which is the basic subject of science education,and also offered courses in physics,chemistry,astronomy,physiology,geology and other natural sciences,as well as humanities and social sciences such as music,history,geography,moral ethics,political economy and so on.In the process of school running,Calvin Wilson Mateer spread western scientific thoughts,compiled science textbooks,focused on the construction of teaching instruments and experimental teaching,cultivated new talents who mastered Western scientific knowledge,and made important contributions to the development of modern science education in China.It is worthy of attention,research and learning.
【CateGory Index】: G529
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