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Research on the Current Situation and Development of Foreign Language Teaching in the New Liberal Arts Based on Information Visualization Technology

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DOI: 10.23977/curtm.2022.050811 | Downloads: 7 | Views: 106


Ruyue Zhang 1, Fang Huang 1


1 Foreign Languages Educational Research Center, School of Foreign Languages, Qingdao University, Qingdao, 26607, China

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Ruyue Zhang


Based on literature of new liberal arts and foreign language teaching research in CNKI database published from 2019 to 2022, this study reviews the research trend, focus and problems of existing research under of new liberal arts background in China. In addition, CiteSpace information visualization technology is used to visualize the findings. Three research focuses were suggested in this study, and they are cross-disciplinary study, combination of traditional arts and modern digital technology and cultivation of new foreign language talents. This study also suggested a severe lack and a badly need of empirical study although numerous studies were found to promote ideological construction. To gain a deep understanding of foreign language teachers’ views on the foreign language teaching under the background of new liberal arts, semi-structured interviews were conducted among four foreign language teachers in universities. Interview findings suggested the important roles that teachers’ knowledge and competency, institutional cooperation and social support would play in constructing and implementing foreign language education in the new liberal arts era. This way, the study contributed to developing foreign language education in the context of new liberal arts.


New Liberal Arts, Foreign Language Teaching, Teachers, Literature Review


Ruyue Zhang, Fang Huang, Research on the Current Situation and Development of Foreign Language Teaching in the New Liberal Arts Based on Information Visualization Technology. Curriculum and Teaching Methodology (2022) Vol. 5: 65-74. DOI:


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