ERIC Number: ED287332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
International Cooperation: A Positive Response.
Conditions for developing international university cooperation are identified, along with stages of international cooperation in education. Guidelines to promote cooperation are provided. The dominant focus and new role of universities has become problem-solving and community development, as distinct from the previous institutional-building emphasis. Fifteen conditions for developing international cooperation among universities are specified, including: effecting the transition from adoption to creative innovation, linking gaps to differentiated needs, and considering the time factor in cooperative arrangements. Obstacles facing universities in international cooperation include financial, structural, and organizational problems. Recommendations include: strengthening relationships among government, business, and universities; promoting relationships among researchers; strengthening the social and institutional compensation regarding scientific and technological research and development; and concentrating efforts on training and human resources for research, especially at the tertiary level. Ways in which cooperation among universities can occur nationally and internationally are summarized in a list of 10 modes. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Association of Univ. Presidents, Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico).
Note: Paper presented at the Triennial Meeting of the International Association of University Presidents (8th, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, June 21-27, 1987).