Roger King - The University in the Global Age

The University in the Global Age

Roger King

ISBN: 1403911304
Vydavateľstvo: Palgrave
Rok vydania: 2004
Dostupnosť: Na objednávku

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This book explores different national models of university systems, including their historical development. It examines major themes confronting higher education, such as globalization, the growth of regulatory states, markets and education as a tradable service, and new providers utilizing the latest information and communication technologies. It also looks at implications for traditional universities and national governments. SVAVA BJARNASON is Director, the UUK Project on 'The Business of Borderless Education'; Head of Policy and Development at the Association of Commonwealth Universities; MD of the UUK/ACU Observatory on Borderless Education; International Consultant. KENNETH EDWARDS was formerly Biologist at Cambridge University and Vice Chancellor of the University of Leicester; Previously Chair of Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals (CVCP, now UUK); recently President of the European Rectors Conference. MICHAEL GIBBONS is Director General of the Association of Commonwealth Universities; formerly Head of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at Sussex University; well-known writer on science policy and, particularly, influential concepts of Mode 1 and Mode 2 research. YONI RYAN is Associate Professor in Higher Education, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching Support, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Extensive experience in staff development and educational design and development in new technologies. Operational manager and lead author for the major Australian government commissioned report, 'The Business of Borderless Education' (2001).