ERIC Number: ED381050
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Revitalizing Higher Education. Issues in Higher Education, Volume 3. First Edition.
Salmi, Jamil, Ed.; Verspoor, Adriaan M., Ed.
This volume contains 13 papers on experiences with reform and innovation in higher education and their implications for developing countries. Four themes are highlighted: higher education and development, performance assessment, sustainable financing, and effectiveness in governance and management. The papers include: "Introduction: Improvement and Innovation in Higher Education" (Adriaan M. Verspoor); "The University System: Engine of Development in the New World Economy" (Manuel Castells); "Universities, Technological Change, and Training in the Information Age" (Martin Carnoy); "Economic Returns from Investments in Research and Training" (Edwin Mansfield); "Performance of Higher Education: Measures for Improvement. Evaluation of Outcomes" (Ulrich Teichler and others);"Performance Indicators for Higher Education: A Critical Review with Policy Recommendations" (Herbert R. Kells); "Enhancing the Financial Sustainabilty of Higher Education Institutions" (Adrian Ziderman); "Mechanics of Allocating Public Funds to Universities, Their Implications on Efficiency and Equity" (Edita A. Tan); "Foreign Assistance for University Development in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia" (Thomas Owen Eisemon and Moussa Kourouma); "Problems of Privatization" (Daniel C. Levy); "Autonomy and Accountability in Government/University Relationships" (Frans A. van Vught); "Higher Education in Chile: Effects of the 1980 Reform" (Jose Joaquin Brunner and Guillermo Briones); and "Conclusion: Higher Education Reform in Perspective" (Jamil Salmi). Most papers contain references. (JB)
Descriptors: Accountability, College Administration, College Outcomes Assessment, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Governance, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Information Technology, Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools, School Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Association of Universities, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; Chile