ERIC Number: ED406911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education Research at the Turn of the New Century: Structures, Issues, and Trends. Garland Studies in Higher Education, Volume 10.
Sadlak, Jan, Ed.; Altbach, Philip G., Ed.
This collection of 15 essays provides a state of the art report on research activities in higher education since the early 1980s. It includes: (1) "Research on Higher Education: Global Perspectives" (Philip G. Altbach); (2) "Research on Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa" (Corbin Michel Guedegbe); (3) "Research on Higher Education in a Multitude of Systems: The Case of the Arab Region" (Shafiqa E. Abbas); (4) "Research on Higher Education in South Asia: Old Problems and New Challenges" (N. Jayaram); (5) "Research on Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Quest for Increased Coordination and Relevance" (Carmen Garcia Guadilla); (6) "Research on Higher Education in Western Europe: From Policy Advice to Self-Reflection" (Edgar Frackmann); (7) "Research on Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe: Accumulated Experiences and New Frameworks" (Hanna Jablonska-Skinder and Jan Sadlak); (8) "Research on Higher Education in Australia and New Zealand" (Martin Hayden and Sharon Parry); (9) "Research on Higher Education in a Decentralized Academic System: The Case of Canada" (Glen A. Jones); (10) "Research on Higher Education in China" (Zhou Nanzhao and Chen Fangping); (11) "Research on Higher Education in Japan" (Akira Arimoto); (12) "Issues and Prospects for Research on Higher Education in the Russian Federation" (Nikolai D. Nikandrov); (13) "Research on Higher Education in a Mass and Diversified System: The Case of the United States (James C. Hearn); (14) "Research on Higher Education and the Activities of International Organizations: Multiplicity of Interests, Needs and Forms" (Klaus Hufner and others); and (15) "Higher Education as an Object of Research: A Reflection" (Jan Szczepanski). (Individual essays contain references.) (MDM)
Descriptors: College Administration, Educational Administration, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, International Organizations, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship
Garland Publishing, 717 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2500, New York, NY 10022 ($75).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; Australia; Canada; China; Japan; New Zealand; Russia; United States