ERIC Number: ED381049
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
East Asian Higher Education: Traditions and Transformations. Issues in Higher Education Series. First Edition.
Yee, Albert H., Ed.
This volume contains 15 papers on higher education in 13 East Asian societies as well as the region as a whole, including analysis of leading issues such as tyranny versus democracy and state-funded versus proprietary higher education. Following an editorial by A. H. Yee, the papers include: "The University of Tokyo: The Graduate School Reformation Project" (W. Mori); "Traditionalism versus Research and Development at Japanese Universities" (S. Yamamoto); "Higher Education in Hong Kong" (A. H. Yee); "Comparative Higher Education: Burma and Thailand" (Sunait Chutintaranond and Pracob Cooparat); "Malaysian and Singaporean Higher Education: Common Roots but Differing Directions" (T. G. Lim); "Higher Education in Indonesia: Its Development, Problems and Prospects" (S. Ranuwihardjo);"Development of Islamic Higher Education in Indonesia" (M. Nakamura and S. Nishino); "Higher Education in South and North Korea" (R. Kim and Y. S. Ahn); "Universities and Science in China: New Visibility in the World Community" (R. Hayhoe and W. Zhong); "The Difficult Path Toward an Integrated University and Community College System in Vietnam" (K. B. Do); "Higher Education in Vietnam: Historical Background, Policy, and Prospect" (J. Berlie); "Higher Education Regulation in the Philippines: Issues of Control, Quality Assurance, and Accreditation" (R. P. Cooney and E. Paqueo-Arreza); "Educational Supply and Demand in East Asia: Private Higher Education" (A. H. Yee and T. G. Lim); and "Educational Need and Economic Advancement: The Role of Vocational Education in the Republic of China" (T. F. Boyd and C. Lee). Most papers contain references. (JB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Private Colleges, Research and Development, Universities
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Association of Universities, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: Asia