ERIC Number: ED318370
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
International Relations, National Policies and Higher Education in the Pacific Region. Proceedings of the 1989 Annual Conference of the Pacific Region Association for Higher Education (10th, La Jolla, California, August 16-18, 1989).
Whittaker, David, Ed.
The conference from which these proceedings is derived explored the issue of higher education in light of national political and social change, and the need for international competitiveness within the Pacific Region nations. The 17 papers are organized into seven topic sessions: (1) Policy Issues Influencing Higher Education in the Pacific Region, (2) Leadership Issues in Pacific Region Higher Education, (3) Educational Change in China, (4) Educational Changes in Japan, (5) Educational Technology in the Pacific Region, (6) Educational Change Related to Southeast Asia, and (7) Educational Changes in the Soviet Union. The keynote address and the presidential address are also included. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Second Thoughts on Higher Education and the Asia-Pacific Century" (Chung Won-shik); "The Role of Science Graduate Programs in the Pacific Region" (Akira Miyake); "The Impact of Civil Government Policies on International Higher Education in the Pacific Region" (Don Williams); "Multicultural/International Policy and Higher Education: A Canadian Case Study" (David Whittaker); "Educating Leadership for the Pacific Century" (Philip J. Bossert); "Leadership in Pacific Region Higher Education: The Problem of Internationalization" (Brent W. Poppenhagen); "Educating Managers for the Multicultural Workforce" (Jean Renshaw); "The Failure of Education Reform in China and the Student Movement as Academic Revolution" (Richard Hartnett); "The Task of Modernizing China: Necessary Changes in Her Educational Ideology" (Harmut Schweitzer); "Adult Higher Education in China: What Role Should Community Colleges Play?" (Yiping Wan); "The Rinkyoshin and Higher Education: Some Tentative Thoughts" (Edward R. Beauchamp); "Will One Have to be Trained 'Nationally' First in Order to be Educated 'Internationally'?" (Akira Tachikawa); "Promises of, Barriers to, and Administrative Strategies for, the Use of Educational Technology in Global and International Education" (Nancy M. Borton); "Computer Communications for International Education: The Future of Teaching in the Planetary Classroom" (Andrew Feenberg); "Progress of Hmong Students in Wisconsin Schools: Implications for Teacher Education" (J. Gordon Nelson); "Management Training Abroad: Do Developing Countries Get Their Money's Worth?" (Jamie Wallin); "Changing Higher Education in Siberia: Soviet Pacific Hopes" (Dale Heckman). (GLR)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Environment, Higher Education, International Relations, International Trade, Leadership, Policy, Social Change, Technological Literacy
David Whittaker, The University of British Columbia, Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 1Z5.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Region Association for Higher Education.; California Univ., San Diego. Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies.