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The central focus of this book is the concept of higher education reform in the light of an international and global comparative perspective. After decades of far-reaching reform, higher education around the world has profoundly changed and now has to face the challenges of the present. This volume takes a close look at these changes, the drivers of change, their effects and possible future scenarios. In their contributions the authors discuss a variety of basic concepts: learning and teaching in higher education; financing and quality assurance; governance change; massification vs. equity and…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The central focus of this book is the concept of higher education reform in the light of an international and global comparative perspective. After decades of far-reaching reform, higher education around the world has profoundly changed and now has to face the challenges of the present. This volume takes a close look at these changes, the drivers of change, their effects and possible future scenarios. In their contributions the authors discuss a variety of basic concepts: learning and teaching in higher education; financing and quality assurance; governance change; massification vs. equity and equality; internationalization and mobility, the implementation of lifelong structures in higher education.
  • Produktdetails
  • Higher Education Research and Policy .8
  • Verlag: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 266275
  • Neuausg.
  • Seitenzahl: 430
  • Erscheinungstermin: 21. Oktober 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 233mm x 159mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 750g
  • ISBN-13: 9783631662755
  • ISBN-10: 3631662750
  • Artikelnr.: 43964748
Autorenporträt
Pavel Zgaga is Professor of Philosophy of Education at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and Director of its Centre for Education Policy Studies. Ulrich Teichler is Professor at the International Centre for Higher Education Research at the University of Kassel, Germany. Hans G. Schuetze is Professor Emeritus of Higher Education at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Andrä Wolter is Professor for Higher Education Research at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.
Inhaltsangabe
Contents: Pavel Zgaga/Ulrich Teichler/Hans G. Schuetze/Andrä Wolter: Reforming Higher Education for a Changing World - Ulrich Teichler: The Future of Higher Education: A View Reflecting the State and the Tasks of Higher Education Research - Peter Scott: Mass to Market Higher Education Systems: New Transitions or False Dawn? - Pavel Zgaga: How to Gain Global Connectivity While Retaining Respect for Local Variations? A Reflection on Higher Education Reforms in South-east Europe - Hans G. Schuetze: Introductory Note - Marek Kwiek: Reforming European Universities: The Welfare State as a Missing Context - Shinichi Yamamoto: Higher Education Reform: Why Did It Start and Has It Ended? An Analysis of the Japanese Case - W. James Jacob/John N. Hawkins: Trends in Chinese Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges - Andrä Wolter: Massification and Diversity: Has the Expansion of Higher Education Led to a Changing Composition of the Student Body? European and German Evidence - Rolf von Lüde: Academic Freedom under Pressure: From Collegial Governance to New Managerialism - Rosalind M. O. Pritchard: Academic Values and English Higher Education - William Bruneau: Five Defences of Academic Freedom in North American Higher Education - Germán Álvarez-Mendiola/Mitzi Danae Morales Montes: Trends in Private Higher Education in Mexico - Wietse de Vriesand/Germán Álvarez-Mendiola: Can Reform Policies be Reformed? An Analysis of the Evaluation of Academics in Mexico - Hans G. Schuetze: Private Higher Education in Canada and the United States: Development, Reform, and Likely Futures - Ulrich Teichler: After Decades of Declamation: Higher Education on the Move towards Lifelong Learning? - Anna Spexard: Higher Education and Lifelong Learning in the 21 st Century: Policies and the Current State of Realization in Europe - Maria Slowey: Intergenerational Equality and Higher Education: Towards an Age-Friendly Higher Education? - Andrä Wolter: Opening up Higher Education for New Target Groups in Germany: A Case Study for the Development of University Lifelong Learning - Maureen W. McClure: MOOCs: Hype or Hope? Conflicting Narratives in Higher Education Policy.
Rezensionen
"The quality and connectivity of the whole volume make it an excellent book." Chris Duke, Canadian Revue of Higher Education Volume 46, No. 3, 2016)