ERIC Number: ED393330
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education in International Perspective: Critical Issues. IBE Studies on Education, Vol. 3. Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Vol. 1102.
Morsy, Zaghloul, Ed.; Altbach, Philip G., Ed.
This collection of 17 essays focuses on trends and issues in higher education from an international perspective. It includes: (1) "Introduction" (Zaghloul Morsy); (2) "The Idea of the University: Changing Roles, Current Crisis, and Future Challenges" (Torsten Husen); (3) "Patterns in Higher Education Development: Towards the Year 2000" (Philip G. Altbach); (4) "Autonomy and Accountability in Higher Education" (Orlando Albornoz); (5) "Open Universities: A Comparative Approach" (Tony Kaye and Greville Rumble); (6) "The Privatization of Higher Education" (Jandhyala B. G. Tilak); (7) "University, Research, Development" (Abdallah Laroui); (8) "Universities and National Development: Issues and Problems in Developing Countries" (Lawrence J. Saha); (9) "Rethinking the Financing of Post-Compulsory Education" (Jean-Claude Eicher and Thierry Chevaillier); (10) "French-Speaking Universities in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Critical Impasse" (Francois Orivel); (11) "Latin America: Higher Education in a Lost Decade" (Simon Schwartzman); (12) "The Problems of Higher Education in the Arab States" (Raji Abou-Chacra); (13) "Higher Education and Development: The Experience of Four Newly Industrializing Countries in Asia" (Jasbir Sarjit Singh); (14) "The Development of Higher Education in Eastern and Central Europe in the Aftermath of Recent Changes" (Jan Sadlak); (15) "Changing Higher-Education Policy: Three Western Models" (Osmo Kivinen and Risto Rinne); (16) "Higher Education in the United States in the Year 2000" (D. Bruce Johnstone); and (17) "Promoting Higher Education's Contribution to the Developing European Community" (Hywel Ceri Jones). Each essay contains a list of references. (MDM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Colleges, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Government Role, Higher Education, Language Planning, Open Universities, Privatization, Universities
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: International Bureau of Education, Geneva (Switzerland).
Identifiers: Africa; Asia; Europe; Latin America; Middle East; United States