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Spencer's Concept of Happy Education in Open Education

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DOI: 10.23977/aetp.2022.061106 | Downloads: 19 | Views: 699


Yuanhong Yi 1, Guifei Li 1


1 Teaching Center, Guangzhou Open University, 510091, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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Guifei Li


Spencer's concept of happiness education emphasizes the happiness of teaching and learning, advocates natural education and self-help education, trains students to be happy people, and promotes people's all-round development. Because of its own particularity, open education, which is integrated into the concept of happy education, is facing difficulties such as the limitations of the comprehensive quality of teachers and students, the constraints of the campus environment and family environment. It is necessary to pay attention to the psychological situation of students, implement differentiated teaching, cultivate the ability of self-help education, and improve the fun and self-confidence of adult learning. At the same time, we should strengthen teacher training, effectively integrate resources, optimize teaching design, innovate teaching methods, strengthen the construction of campus cultural environment, form a family school connection mechanism, create a good happy learning atmosphere, and cultivate application-oriented talents to meet the needs of the new era.


Happy education, Ecosystem theory, Optimized teaching design, Campus culture


Yuanhong Yi, Guifei Li, Spencer's Concept of Happy Education in Open Education . Advances in Educational Technology and Psychology (2022) Vol. 6: 47-54. DOI:


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