ERIC Number: ED247783
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Comparative Approaches to Higher Education--Curriculum, Teaching, and Innovations in an Age of Financial Difficulties. Reports of the Hiroshima/OECD Meetings of Experts.
Hiroshima Univ. (Japan). Research Inst. for Higher Education.
Academic activities undertaken during 1981-1982 by member countries of the Organization of Educational Cooperation and Development are reported in 21 articles. The following topics are addressed: higher education in the international age, curriculum and teaching, reforms and innovations, open universities and adult education, and higher education during financially difficult times. Titles and authors include the following: "The Role of the University in International Understanding" (Michio Nagai); "Who Owns the University Curriculum?" (A. H. Halsey); "Pilot Institutes for Higher Education Reform in Korea" (Jeung Rhee); "Innovations in American Higher Education: Curriculum and Teaching" (Philip G. Altbach); "Improvements in College Teaching in the United Kingdom" (Roy Joseph Cox);"Reforms in Chinese Higher Education" (Cheng Su); "Innovation of Higher Education in Japan: The Case of the University of Tsukuba" (Sho Takakura); "Sukhothai Thammathirat--Thailand's Open University" (Iam Chaya Ngam); "Adult Learning in Japanese Higher Education" (Masakazu Yano); "Japanese Higher Education in an Age of Financial Difficulties" (Morikazu Ushiogi); and "Higher Education in the Age of Financial Difficulties" (Paul L. Dressel). (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Curriculum, College Instruction, College Role, Comparative Education, Educational Innovation, Financial Problems, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Open Universities
Hiroshima University, Research Institute for Higher Education, 1-1-89, Higashisenda-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Japan 730.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hiroshima Univ. (Japan). Research Inst. for Higher Education.
Identifiers: China; Great Britain; Japan; Korea; Thailand; United States
Note: Papers include those from the RIHE Annual Study Meetings, (10th, October 1981, and 11th, November 1982), the International Hiroshima Seminar on Asian Higher Education (January 1982), the International Seminar on Higher Education in the Age of Financial Difficulties (Hiroshima and Tokyo, November 1982) and the 1982 OECD/CERI International Seminar.