The University in the Global Age

The University in the Global Age

by Roger King

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Overview

The University in the Global Age by Roger King

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230367968
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 11/19/2003
Series: Universities into the 21st Century
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 324 KB

About the Author

ROGER KING was Vice Chancellor of the University of Lincoln until 2000, and has served on many university-sector committees, including for the British Council. Recently he has been a Visiting Professor at both Queensland University of Technology and the University of the Sunshine Coast, in Australia. Currently he is Visiting Fellow at the Association of Commonwealth Universities. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education.

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