ERIC Number: ED187245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Development of Higher Education in Southeast Asia: Challenges for Tomorrow.
Virasai, Banphot, Ed.
Five articles on the development of higher education in Southeast Asia are presented. In "Philosophy and Objectives for Higher Education in Southeast Asia," William B. Relf discusses the historical background of education in Southeast Asia, three general purposes for a university, education and national development, future needs, recommendations concerning educational planning, learning and teaching methods, educating for employment, and adult education. In "New Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education," Chai Hon-Chan considers pressure for change in higher education in Southeast Asia, the need to establish course objectives, incentives and rewards for teachers, and possibilities and problems of instructional radio, instructional television, programmed instruction, and future prospects for new approaches. In "University Research and Service to Society in the Southeast Asian Context," Niphon Kantasewi considers future needs for research in Southeast Asia, responsibilities in research, research in natural science and technology, the social sciences and related fields, the humanities, and the university role in assisting the public to solve problems. In "Innovations in the Management of Higher Education in Asia," Victor M. Ordonez discusses the concern for accountability, the adoption of management technologies and budgetary mechanisms, the greater utilization of professionally prepared administrators, and the growing interdependence among subsectors of higher education. (SW)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Career Education, College Administration, College Role, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Educational Philosophy, Educational Radio, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Management Systems, Programed Instruction, Research Projects, School Community Relationship, Teaching Methods, Trend Analysis
Regional Institute of Higher Education and Development, 15 Grange Rd., Singapore 0923, Republic of Singapore ($5.00)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Regional Inst. of Higher Education and Development, Singapore.
Identifiers: Asia (Southeast)
Note: For related document see HE 012 642