University in the Global Age

University in the Global Age

by Roger King
     
 

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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

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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.

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'I think this book is unique in the approach and the perspectives chosen.' - Robin Mason, The Open University

'I think the material covered in this book will be timely and important reading.' - Mark Atlay, University of Luton

'This book by Roger King and his colleagues is a valuable and comprehensive introduction to key issues around globalisation in Higher Education. Roger King has a profound influence on UK higher education, to which he brought and international perspective. In particular, his work in steering and helping to establish the Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILTHE) to be a professional body for all who teach and support learning in higher education has been significant. I
I am pleased to recommend [it] on behalf of the ILTHE as an important text for all who are interested in broadening the horizons of strategic and policy development at tertiary level.' - Sally Brown, Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403934673
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/04/2004
Series:
Universities into the 21st Century
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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