The SAGE Handbook of International Higher Education

The SAGE Handbook of International Higher Education
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by Darla K. Deardorff,Hans de Wit,John D. Heyl,Tony Adams

  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 2012-08-20
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN : 1452262020
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The SAGE Handbook of International Higher Education examines the internationalization of higher education from a marginal to a core dimension of higher education worldwide. This mainstreaming of internationalization is a fascinating phenomenon: new concepts, programs, providers, and methods of delivery are emerging; impressive national and regional scholarship programs have been established; radical reforms have been undertaken to make higher education globally competitive; and mobility of students and scholars has increased around the world. This groundbreaking handbook serves as a guide to internationalization of higher education and offers new strategies for its further development and expansion in the years to come. With a decidedly global approach, this volume brings together leading experts from around the world to illustrate the increasing importance of internationalization. The text encompasses the diversity and breadth of internationalization of higher education in all its thematic facets and regional impacts.

The Senior International Officer as Change Agent

The Senior International Officer as Change Agent
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by John D. Heyl,Fiona J. H. Hunter

  • Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • Release : 2019-01-31
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 1620369613
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Published by AIEA. Distributed by Stylus. This new edition reflects the dramatic changes that have taken place across the world in Fhigher education in the decade since it first was published, and addresses how they specifically impact international education and inform the role of senior international officer (SIO) today. Declining public investment in higher education and a negative political climate have increasingly led to the commercialization of international education activities and the expectation they should pay for themselves by levying fees or seeking outside funding. In addition, today’s international education leadership faces several contradictory realities. While inexorable trends in globalization continue to stimulate higher levels of participation in international study and exchange, its impacts – such as increased migration, global terrorism and the populist resistance they have provoked – are shifting institutional priorities from those of greater openness and global understanding to those of profitability and security. Facing these issues and the global competition for student talent at a time of declining enrollments; the impacts of technology; the increasing diversity on campus; pressures to partner across borders; changing emphases in institutional mission; and the expectations of both parents and students in gaining a global perspective during university studies, it’s clear that the key issue facing SIOs is managing change as colleges and universities seek to strengthen, professionalize, and centralize - or in some cases decentralize – their international offices.

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development
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by Simon McGrath,Qing Gu

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2015-07-24
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 1317752244
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological divides that characterise a field that draws on many traditions. Leading and emergent voices from different paradigms and contexts are afforded a space to be heard and each section puts current debates in larger historical contexts. The Handbook is divided in four parts and book-ended by an introduction and a conclusion, the latter oriented towards the implications that the volume has for future research agendas. The first part explores major strands of debates about education’s place in development theory. The second acknowledges the disciplining of the field by the education for all movement and examines the place that learning and teaching, and schools play in development. Part three looks beyond schools to consider early years, adult and vocational education but focuses particularly on the return to thinking about higher education's role in development. The final part considers the changing, but still important, role that international cooperation plays in shaping education in developing countries. Featuring over thirty chapters written by leading international and interdisciplinary scholars, the Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development offers the first comprehensive and forward-looking resource for students and scholars.

International Higher Education’s Scholar-Practitioners

International Higher Education’s Scholar-Practitioners
Bridging Research and Practice

by Bernhard Streitwieser,Anthony C. Ogden

  • Publisher : Symposium Books Ltd
  • Release : 2016-03-01
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN : 1873927770
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The idea of the professional who bridges both research and practice has been largely overlooked and at times even disregarded by the academic and administrative structures that govern activity in higher education today. In international higher education, the number of students who now engage in mobility and exchange has expanded globally, along with the administrative cadre that manages all facets of internationalization, and the quickly growing scholarly attention to understanding the phenomenon. In this process, two distinct professional categories have emerged: those who ‘study it’ and those who ‘do it’ – the scholars and the practitioners. Practitioners are seen as those who manage the daily logistical flow of students and personnel around the globe, while scholars are seen as those who conduct research, collect and analyze data, and publish findings to inform, improve, and justify the activity. Yet this dichotomy is overly simplistic, outdated, and excludes the large and growing class of hybrid scholar-practitioners who now engage regularly in both kinds of activity. It is this rapidly growing population of bridge builders that are profiled and discussed in this book through critical essays on the notion of the scholar-practitioner and its implication for the further development of international higher education. The chapters include detailed analyses from university faculty, senior international officers and other high-level administrators, directors of research centers, key leaders from influential professional associations and private organizations, managers of study abroad and exchange, and graduate students. This book launches a much-needed dialogue about the perception and reality, potential and promise, of the scholar-practitioner in higher education today. It will be of relevance to a wide variety of readers, from those within universities and organizations to those who are outside observers of higher education.

Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Higher Education

Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Higher Education
A Book

by James E. Côté

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2016-06-03
  • Pages : 414
  • ISBN : 1317677781
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This is the first handbook to cover the sociological approaches to higher education. It is timely because of global expansions of mass higher educational systems, especially as these systems come under scrutiny by a variety of stakeholders. Questions are being raised about the value of traditional pedagogies along with calls for efficiency, accountability and cost-reduction, but above all job training. Within this neoliberal context, each chapter examines different sociological aspects of, and debates about, educational institutions as status-conferring organizations, with myriad positional characteristics, experiences, and outcomes. Many current debates concern the legitimacy of the statuses conferred, including the continuing debate regarding the role of universities in legitimating social class reproduction as well as more recent concerns about standards in mass systems. This handbook puts these issues and debates in focus in ways that will be of interest to a variety of stakeholders, within academia as well as in policy circles.

People of Color in the United States: Contemporary Issues in Education, Work, Communities, Health, and Immigration [4 volumes]

People of Color in the United States: Contemporary Issues in Education, Work, Communities, Health, and Immigration [4 volumes]
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by Kofi Lomotey,Pamela Braboy Jackson,Muna Adem,Paulina X. Ruf,Valire Carr Copeland,Alvaro Huerta,Norma Iglesias-Prieto,Donathan L. Brown

  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 2016-10-17
  • Pages : 1986
  • ISBN : 161069855X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This expansive, four-volume ready-reference work offers critical coverage of contemporary issues that impact people of color in the United States, ranging from education and employment to health and wellness and immigration. • Offers comprehensive coverage of contemporary issues for people of color in the United States that meets the needs of secondary librarians, teachers, and students for a variety of classes and standards • Presents A–Z entries within four broad themes that explore the social and economic issues that will support readers' understanding of the experiences of people of color in the United States • Includes debate essays highlighting a variety of viewpoints on key issues from scholars that provide readers with models of critical thinking • Contains up-to-date information appropriate for classes on history, sociology, psychology, geography, economics, urbanization, immigration and industrialization, and contemporary American society

The Forefront of International Higher Education

The Forefront of International Higher Education
A Festschrift in Honor of Philip G. Altbach

by Alma Maldonado-Maldonado,Roberta Malee Bassett

  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 2013-10-07
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9400770855
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book honors the academic trajectory and global impact of Philip G. Altbach, one of the most important education comparativists worldwide for over forty years. From his early writings on India and student activism to his recent work on research universities, Altbach has served as a key developer of the expansion of the field to include comparative higher education. His capacity to find, support, and gather the best minds around the world, to organize research teams in order to explore the most relevant issues on comparative higher education has earned him international recognition. His service to the field of comparative higher education is invaluable and incomparable. This festschrift contains original pieces from colleagues and former students following a twofold discussion: the most relevant topics on comparative higher education and particular Altbach’s contributions to this field of work.

The European Higher Education Area

The European Higher Education Area
Between Critical Reflections and Future Policies

by Adrian Curaj,Liviu Matei,Remus Pricopie,Jamil Salmi,Peter Scott

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2015-10-12
  • Pages : 898
  • ISBN : 3319208772
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Bridging the gap between higher education research and policy making was always a challenge, but the recent calls for more evidence-based policies have opened a window of unprecedented opportunity for researchers to bring more contributions to shaping the future of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). Encouraged by the success of the 2011 first edition, Romania and Armenia have organised a 2nd edition of the Future of Higher Education – Bologna Process Researchers’ Conference (FOHE-BPRC) in November 2014, with the support of the Italian Presidency of the European Union and as part of the official EHEA agenda. Reuniting over 170 researchers from more than 30 countries, the event was a forum to debate the trends and challenges faced by higher education today and look at the future of European cooperation in higher education. The research volumes offer unique insights regarding the state of affairs of European higher education and research, as well as forward-looking policy proposals. More than 50 articles focus on essential themes in higher education: Internationalization of higher education; Financing and governance; Excellence and the diversification of missions; Teaching, learning and student engagement; Equity and the social dimension of higher education; Education, research and innovation; Quality assurance, The impacts of the Bologna Process on the EHEA and beyond and Evidence-based policies in higher education. "The Bologna process was launched at a time of great optimism about the future of the European project – to which, of course, the reform of higher education across the continent has made a major contribution. Today, for the present, that optimism has faded as economic troubles have accumulated in the Euro-zone, political tensions have been increased on issues such as immigration and armed conflict has broken out in Ukraine. There is clearly a risk that, against this troubled background, the Bologna process itself may falter. There are already signs that it has been downgraded in some countries with evidence of political withdrawal. All the more reason for the voice of higher education researchers to be heard. Since the first conference they have established themselves as powerful stakeholders in the development of the EHEA, who are helping to maintain the momentum of the Bologna process. Their pivotal role has been strengthened by the second Bucharest conference." Peter Scott, Institute of Education, London (General Rapporteur of the FOHE-BPRC first edition)

The Transformation of Global Higher Education, 1945-2015

The Transformation of Global Higher Education, 1945-2015
A Book

by Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2016-09-01
  • Pages : 385
  • ISBN : 1137528699
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book explores some of the major forces and changes in higher education across the world between 1945 and 2015. This includes the explosions of higher education institutions and enrollments, a development captured by the notion of massification. There were also profound shifts in the financing and economic role of higher education reflected in the processes of privatization of universities and curricula realignments to meet the shifting demands of the economy. Moreover, the systems of knowledge production, organization, dissemination, and consumption, as well as the disciplinary architecture of knowledge underwent significant changes. Internationalization emerged as one of the defining features of higher education, which engendered new modes, rationales, and practices of collaboration, competition, comparison, and commercialization. External and internal pressures for accountability and higher education’s value proposition intensified, which fuelled struggles over access, affordability, relevance, and outcomes that found expression in the quality assurance movement.

The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance

The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance
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by Jeroen Huisman,Harry de Boer,David D. Dill,Manuel Souto-Otero

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2016-04-29
  • Pages : 604
  • ISBN : 1137456175
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This state-of-the-art reference collection addresses the major themes, theories and key concepts related to higher education policy and governance on an international scale in one accessible volume. Mapping the field and showcasing current research and theorizations from diverse perspectives and authoritative scholars, this essential guide will assist readers in navigating the myriad concepts and themes involved in higher education policy and governance research and practice. Split into two sections, the first explores a range of policy concepts, theories and methods including governance models, policy instruments, institutionalism and organizational change, new public management and multi-level governance. The second section addresses salient themes such as institutional governance, funding, quality, employability, accountability, university rankings, widening participation, gender, inequalities, technology, student involvement and the role of higher education in society. Global in its perspective and definitive in content, this one-stop volume will be an indispensable reference resource for a wide range of academics, students and researchers in the fields of education, education policy, sociology, social and public policy, political science and for leadership.

Comprehensive Internationalization

Comprehensive Internationalization
Institutional pathways to success

by John K. Hudzik

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2014-11-20
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : 1317676734
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book is a timely insight into the internationalization of higher education institutions. The internationalization of higher education is a global phenomenon, but with substantial variation in how it is made operational in individual institutions. Comprehensive Internationalization focuses on desirable practices in institutions and their actual approaches to implement a more integrated, strategic, or comprehensive global engagement across their core missions: teaching, research, and service. Part I of the book investigates a wide range of issues governing the internationalization of institutions: Outlining the origins, meaning and evolution toward more strategic and comprehensive forms of internationalization; building an understanding of the meanings of comprehensive internationalization, as well as common aspirations, when linked to different types of institutions; understanding the rationales and motivations for internationalization and intended results; creating an institutional vision and culture to support comprehensive internationalization; and implementing key strategies for successful internationalization in terms of practical actions and programs and results, including identifying and ameliorating barriers, engaging organizational change, assessing outcomes, and obtaining resources. Part II of the book offers case stories from institutions across the globe which describe varying pathways toward more comprehensive internationalization. Institutions were chosen to reflect the diversity of higher education and approaches to internationalization. An analysis of the cases uncovers similarities and differences, as well as common lessons to be learned. With contributions from mainland Europe, Australia, the USA, the UK, Latin America, Singapore and South Africa, the global application of the book is unparalleled. Comprehensive Internationalization will be of vital interest to a wide variety of higher education institutional leaders and managers as they address the problems and solutions for institutional internationalization available to them in a rapidly changing educational world and a 21st Century global environment.

U.S. Power in International Higher Education

U.S. Power in International Higher Education
A Book

by Jenny J. Lee

  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 2021-07-16
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 1978820798
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Finalist for the 2021 ASHE/CIHE Award for Significant Research on International Higher Education U.S. Power in International Higher Education explores how internationalization in higher education is not just an educational endeavor, but also a geopolitical one. By centering and making explicit the role of power, the book demonstrates the United States’s advantage in international education as well as the changing geopolitical realities that will shape the field in the future. The chapter authors are leading critical scholars of international higher education, with diverse scholarly ties and professional experiences within the country and abroad. Taken together, the chapters provide broad trends as well as in-depth accounts about how power is evident across a range of key international activities. This book is intended for higher education scholars and practitioners with the aim of raising greater awareness on the unequal power dynamics in internationalization activities and for the purposes of promoting more just practices in higher education globally.

The Bloomsbury Handbook of the Internationalization of Higher Education in the Global South

The Bloomsbury Handbook of the Internationalization of Higher Education in the Global South
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by Juliet Thondhlana,Evelyn Chiyevo Garwe,Hans de Wit,Jocelyne Gacel-Ávila,Futao Huang,Wondwosen Tamrat

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2020-12-10
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN : 1350139254
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This Handbook covers a wide range of historical perspectives, realities, research and practice of internationalization of higher education (IHE) in the global south and makes comparisons to IHE issues in the global north. Drawing on the expertise of 32 academics and policy makers based in and originating from four key regions of focus: Sub-Saharan Africa; North Africa and the Middle East; Asia Pacific; Latin America and the Caribbean. Across 24 chapters the editors and contributors provide a diverse and unparalleled expose of the status and future aspirations of institutions and nations in relation to IHE. This is the first comprehensive analysis of this growing field and expands the scope of research in the field of comparative and international education in terms of theory and policy development. Includes 36 chapters written by: Hadiza Kere Abdulrahman, Salem Abodher, Giovanni Anzola-Pardo, Aref Al Attari, Norzaini Azman, Teklu Abate Bekele, Abdellah Benahnia, Andrés Bernasconi, Daniela Craciun, Hans de Wit, Futao Huang, Jocelyne Gacel-Ávila, Evelyn Chiyevo Garwe, Javier González, Gifty Oforiwaa Gyamera, Xiao HAN, Mohamed Salah Harzallah, Bola Ibrahim, Annette Insanally, Sunwoong Kim, Aliya Kuzhabekov, Kamel Mansi, Simon McGrath, Francisco Marmolejo, Georgiana Mihut, Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Ibrahim Ogachi Oanda, Bandele Olusola Oyewole, Rakgadi Phatlane, Francisca Puyol, Laura E. Rumbley, Chika T Sehoole, Wenqin SHEN, Luz Inmaculada Madera Soriano, Wondwosen Tamrat, Juliet Thondhlana, Julie Vardhan, Chang Da Wan, Anthony Welch, Ayenachew A. Woldegiyorgis, Renée Zicman.

Leading Internationalization

Leading Internationalization
A Handbook for International Education Leaders

by Darla K. Deardorff,Harvey Charles

  • Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • Release : 2018-07-31
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : 1620367866
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Co-published with AIEA. img src="https://www.presswarehouse.com/sites/stylus/images/aiealogo.jpg"/a What do university leaders need to know and be able to do to internationalize their institutions? This volume provides senior professionals in international education, increasingly known as Senior International Officers (SIOs), with the foundational knowledge that informs leadership practices, together with suggested strategies for implementing and developing the wide range of functions, activities and skills associated with comprehensive internationalization that will ensure effective support for their institutions’ educational mission in today’s globalized and interdependent world. This book addresses strategic leadership issues in internationalization including strategic planning, shaping the curriculum, recruiting students, risk management, and developing partnerships. Throughout, the Association of International Education Administrators’ (AIEA) Standards of Professional Practice for SIOs and International Education Leaders (reproduced in the appendix) are integrated as a point of reference, providing a much needed guide for international education leaders. This resource is a vital starting point for anyone in a senior leadership role in higher education, as well as for anyone desiring to understand more about this key leadership position essential to higher education institutions in developing institutional global capacity and in educating global-ready graduates.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education
A Book

by Miriam E. David,Marilyn J. Amey

  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 2020-05-21
  • Pages : 1952
  • ISBN : 1529725917
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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With over 600 signed entries, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education demonstrates the impact higher education has had on global economies and universities across the world. Topics include: • students burdened with higher tuition fees • departments expected to produce courses and research that have clear and demonstrable social impact • what the university is and how it meets social and business requirements This encyclopedia touches on all aspects of higher education through: • key concepts • debates • approaches • schools of thought on higher education • role of universities As an interdisciplinary field, these volumes will prove to be an essential resource for students and researchers in education, sociology, politics and other related fields across the humanities and social science disciplines.

Understanding Student Mobility in Europe

Understanding Student Mobility in Europe
An Interdisciplinary Approach

by Joana Almeida

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2020-05-25
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN : 1351579584
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Understanding Student Mobility in Europe interprets student mobility in European higher education through an active dialogue between disciplines, voices and variables of interest. Providing the conceptual, methodological, pedagogical and empirical foundations, this book advances readers’ understanding of the student exchange experience, whilst outlining guidelines and resources for approaching student mobility and considering how students can gain from cross-border education. Intersecting voices from different disciplines and sojourners, including exchange students, international students and highly skilled immigrants, the book outlines practical guidelines for intercultural curriculum development and assessment, and provides insights, practical ideas, useful terminology and resources to maximise the learning gains of this student population. Split into three distinct parts, the book initially lays the foundational substructure in which an interdisciplinary approach is based. It then addresses questions of practical application by considering the experiences of 50 sojourners in Portugal and the UK through an interdisciplinary lens, and summarises the implications of interdisciplinarity with regards to student mobility in European tertiary-level education. This book is essential reading for academics and postgraduate students interested in student mobility, education abroad practitioners, and policy-makers at institutional, national and international levels.

Reshaping International Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Reshaping International Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Universities in the Information Age

by Paul G. Nixon,Vanessa P. Dennen,Rajash Rawal

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2021-02-21
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN : 1000343758
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This volume provides a broad examination of how technology and globalisation have influenced contemporary higher education institutions and how moves towards internationalisation within and between educational providers continue to be a force for change in this context. Showcasing the varied responses to and utilisation of new technologies to support international teaching and learning endeavours at a range of higher education institutions, this book introduces content from around the world, emphasising the global importance of the internationalisation of education. Featuring contributions from some fresh young voices alongside the work of experienced and internationally renowned scholars this collection critically scrutinises the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on the capacities and patterns of university education; assesses and refines the contention that ICTs are facilitating the (re-)shaping of university practices as well as challenging traditional educational models and learning strategies; provides a comprehensive portrait of the ways in which ICT use engages higher education providers, society, and individuals to facilitate potentially more democratic, globally focussed access to knowledge generation, creation, investigation, and consumption processes through internationally focussed education; and examines the differing pace and scope of change in international educational practice and context between and within countries and disciplines. With an international range of carefully chosen contributors, this book is a must-read text for practitioners, academics, researchers, administrators, policymakers, and anyone interested in the future of the university in an information age.

Handbook of Research on Challenges and Opportunities in Launching a Technology-Driven International University

Handbook of Research on Challenges and Opportunities in Launching a Technology-Driven International University
A Book

by Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 2019-02-22
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN : 1522562567
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The global digital economy continues to demand the need for educated and highly trained professionals, requiring higher learning institutions to provide accessible technology-driven experience to prepare future leaders effectively. However, there are challenges involved in creating a robust curriculum and recruiting top-notch faculty all over the world while also meeting the academic criteria to offer effective academic programs and degrees to students. The Handbook of Research on Challenges and Opportunities in Launching a Technology-Driven International University is a pivotal reference source that provides empirical and theoretical research focused on the effective construction of technology-driven higher learning international universities. While highlighting topics such as accelerated and innovative curriculum, recruitment of international faculty, on-campus development, and distance learning systems, this publication explores the financial and economic impacts of launching a university, and the methods of how to identify the appropriate locale for universities and/or branch campuses that will ideally complement the local interest of business sectors within the selected location. This book is ideally designed for entrepreneurs, practitioners, academicians, administrators, government officials, researchers, and consultants.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
A Book

by Shyam Sharma

  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 035937171X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Demystifying Outcomes Assessment for International Educators

Demystifying Outcomes Assessment for International Educators
A Practical Approach

by Darla K. Deardorff

  • Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • Release : 2015-05-15
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN : 1620361302
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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For many in international education, assessment can seem daunting and overwhelming, especially given that such efforts need to involve much more than a pre/post survey. This book is a practical guide to learning-outcomes assessment in international education for practitioners who are starting to engage with the process, as well as for those who want to improve the quality and effectiveness of their assessment efforts. Assuming no prior knowledge, the book offers an accessible and clear road map to the application of assessment. Recognizing that a “one size fits all” approach cannot capture the diversity of goals and settings of international education, or the rich variety of programs and organizations involved in delivering it, author Darla Deardorff provides the reader with foundational principles and knowledge to develop appropriate assessment approaches for evaluating and improving student learning outcomes, which are the drivers of higher education internationalization She provides the background for assessment, highlights how the characteristics of international education pose unique challenges for assessment, considers the contexts to which assessment may be applied – whether in cross-border or “at home” institutional experiences, such as in curricular, co-curricular or extracurricular settings – and distills a seemingly convoluted process into a manageable approach. From the basics of getting started in assessment to highlighting pitfalls to avoid, this book offers a holistic and practical approach to assessment that moves beyond seeing assessment as a discrete activity to on-going process that is integrated into student learning. There is also a unique chapter for education leaders on assessment essentials from a leadership-perspective. The appendices include worksheets for implementing assessment, creating an assessment team, and getting buy-in from stakeholders. Other appendices include a list of standards adapted to international education outcomes assessment, guidance on assessing intercultural competence, and resources. This book reflects the author’s experience of over a decade of work with international education programs and higher education institutions around the world, and synthesizes what she has learned into an easy-to-use resource for anyone who wants to understand and utilize effective assessment in the field of international education.