Author: Roger King
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Release Date: 2011
Ô. . . the Handbook constitutes an essential reference source for everyone interested in studying the current meaning, scope and implications of globalization. Strongly recommended.Õ Ð Higher Education Review Higher education has entered centre-stage in the context of the knowledge economy and has been deployed in the search for economic competitiveness and social development. Against this backdrop, this highly illuminating Handbook explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher education systems resulting from increased global co-operation and competition. The expert contributors reveal the strategies, practices and governance mechanisms developed by international and regional organizations, national governments and by higher education institutions themselves. They analyse local responses to dominant global templates of higher education and the consequences for knowledge generation, social equity, economic development and the public good. This comprehensive and accessible Handbook will prove an invaluable reference tool for researchers, academics and students with an interest in higher education from economics, international studies and public policy perspectives, as well as for higher education policymakers, and funding and governance bodies.
This book argues that the neoliberal globalisation of higher education faces a need for recalibration. In light of increased concerns from universities in cultivating globalisation, this volume brings together a multi-ethnic and multilingual team of researchers who argue that the continued development of internationalized education now requires new research and practices. As university leaders seek to build the best programs to help students to go abroad, they can face a number of challenges – risk management, negotiating with diverse partners, designing rich experience-based learning and the hopes, fears and limitations of the students themselves. Consequently, the authors argue that changes are particularly important given the current US-centric and UK-centric structural readjustments to globalization policies across all fields of higher education and knowledge production. This multi-perspectival edited collection will appeal to students and scholars of global education, globalization and international education.
A volume of specially commissioned papers which draws on the diverse expertise of academic researchers, policy makers and educational practitioners to address the changing patterns of competition and provision, in international higher education. Topics addressed range from policy, provision, teaching, research and business engagement.
Author: Peter Scott
Publisher: Open University Press
Release Date: 1998
The book attempts to make sense of the connections between the expansion (and diversification) of higher education - including the increasing emphasis on international collaboration and the recruitment of international students - and the development of global politics, markets and culture. It offers a variety of perspectives, including those of national policies, of the European Union, of the Commonwealth and of UNESCO.
Author: Jaishree Kak Odin
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release Date: 2004
Post-secondary education is a massive globalizing industry with a potential for growth that cannot be overestimated. By 2010 there will be 100 million people in the world, all fully qualified to proceed from secondary to tertiary education, but there will be no room left on any campus. A distinguished panel of scholars and educational administrators from the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Pacific was asked to speak on the complexities of globalized higher education from their positions of concern and expertise and then engage in a dialogue. The result is this timely and important work. Throughout, contributors address a number of difficult questions: Do the processes of global capitalism fundamentally challenge the inherited forms of the University? How should the use and nature of markets be conceived and how are they related? What is the appropriate pedagogy for the new technologies and what are its limits? If growing participation in higher education is an overriding good, should this be conceived in terms of fulfilling human capacities, realizing national goals, or attaining employment skills? Questions regarding the goals of higher education and their accomplishment lead to d
Author: Richard James
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International
Release Date: 2005
This book examines, in the wider context of globalisation, how the selected East Asian governments in general and education institutions in particular have responded to the impact of globalisation. The contributors, leading scholars in the field of comparative education, compares and contrasts similarities and differences of education developments through case studies of Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and Japan.
Author: Rosalind Latiner Raby
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2009-03-22
Increasingly, students worldwide are seeking post-secondary education to acquire new skill-sets and credentials. There is an explosion of community college models that provide educational opportunities and alternative pathways for students who do not fit the traditional higher educational profile. This book focuses on economic models to help local and national economies develop strong workforce training, humanitarian models to bring about social mobility and peace, transformative models to help institutions expand and keep up with societal needs, and newly created models that respond to the educational and training needs of a constantly changing world. These models seek to capture the imagination of those who are committed to learning about what works in higher education and in particular, the impact community college models are having on the changing nature of world social, political and economic landscapes. With contributors representing 30 countries, this book presents an international perspective.
Author: Felix Maringe
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date: 2012-11-06
Universities all over the world are increasingly recognising the challenges of globalization and the pressures towards internationalization. This collection draws together a wealth of international experience to explore the emerging patterns of strategy and practice in internationalizing Higher Education. Questions considered include: • How is the concept of globalization in the context of higher education understood by those who lead universities across the world? • What new challenges are being created as universities seek to become more international? • Which forms of leadership are needed and will be needed in the future in these transforming institutions and how are they going about preparing for and achieving this?
Author: Peter Scott
Release Date: 2005-08-18
Specially commissioned contributions edited by some of the most respected academics currently working in the field of higher education, drawing the situation as it is now and looking forward to the developments of the coming years. It asks questions such as will 'Dearing' prove to be little more than a stop-gap? What will be the balance of power between education institutions, the state and the private sector? What are the realities behind 'lifelong learning', and what form will it take if it steps out of the realms of theory?
This book focuses on the impacts of global and transnational trends in higher education policy in Albania and provides a window into the variable interplay of local and global forces in an under-studied Balkan nation.
Author: KSHEC (Pannikar et al)
Publisher: Pearson Education India
Globalization and Higher Education in India analyses how the Indian education system can be re-structured to shape the cognitive skills, inter-personal sensibilities and cultural sophistication of the children and prepare them for a globalized knowledge society. For scholars and practitioners of sociology and education, as well as policy makers, it offers insights into the effect of liberalization on education and the impact of initiatives like public-private partnership and explores the roadblocks and facilitators on the road to educational reforms.
Author: Roger King
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business & Economics
This comprehensive book provides a collection of the critical papers that have been published in the fast-growing field of the globalization of higher education. They include work by a variety of noted scholars, such as Altbach, Clark and Marginson, which cover key areas of theoretical and substantive interest. This volume, along with an original introduction, will be of relevance to academics, researchers and students undertaking higher education research, as well as to the wider social science and public policy communities.
Author: Jonathan H. Westover
Release Date: 2017
This edited collection provides a comprehensive introduction to globalization and higher education and explores its increasingly important role within a shifting higher education landscape, presenting a wide range of cross-disciplinary research in an organized, clear, and accessible manner.