ERIC Number: ED340294
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Student Mobility through Linked Programmes: A Malaysian Case-Study.
This report on student mobility in linked programs of higher education details the Malaysian experience involving such programs, their development, quality maintenance, and benefits. Chapter 1 briefly describes the educational system and development of universities in Malaysia. Chapter 2 explores the different factors that have influenced Malaysian student mobility overseas, and analyzes the trends in student mobility regarding overseas studies. Chapter 3 examines the rapid development of programs, run by local institutions in Malaysia, which are linked officially with programs organized by overseas institutions. The fourth chapter provides a brief analysis of the different linked programs currently found in Malaysia, and chapter 5 examines the ways in which the private or commercially run educational institutions are being regulated to ensure quality control. Chapter 6 examines the implications of the linked programs, including benefits such programs provide for individual students, the higher education sector, and Malaysian national development. Appendices include the enrollment figures by areas of: (1) study for credit-transfer programs during 1987/88; and (2) study for split-campus programs during 1987/88. In addition, there is a list of the colleges offering linked programs and an 11-item bibliography. (GLR)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Cooperation, Educational Development, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Intercollegiate Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Postsecondary Education, Student Mobility, Study Abroad
Education Programme, Human Resource Development Group, Commonwealth Secretariat, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5HX, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia