ERIC Number: ED406926
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Higher Education in Canada: Different Systems, Different Perspectives. Garland Studies in Higher Education, Volume 11. Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Volume 1099.
Jones, Glen A., Ed.
This book presents a portrait of Canadian higher education since 1954 in 15 chapters. An introductory chapter (by Glen A. Jones) discusses the Canadian federation, provincial coordination, institutions and institutional governance, and student enrollment and participation rates. The following chapters include: (1) "The Federal Perspective" (David M. Cameron); (2) "Higher Education in British Columbia, 1945-1995: Opportunity and Diversity" (John D. Dennison); (3) "Postsecondary Education in Alberta since 1945" (Michael B. Andrews and others); (4) "Higher Education in Saskatchewan" (William R. Muir); (5) "Higher Education in Manitoba" (Alexander D. Gregor); (6) "Higher Education in Ontario" (Glen A. Jones); (7) "Higher Education in Quebec: 1945-1995" (Janet G. Donald); (8) "New Brunswick" (Sheila A. Brown); (9) "Higher Education in Nova Scotia: Where Past Is More Than Prologue" (Brian D. Christie); (10) "Prince Edward Island" (Ronald J. Baker); (11) "Newfoundland: More Canadian Than British, But Longer Getting There" (Kathryn Bindon and Paul Wilson); (12) "Postsecondary Education in the Yukon: The Last Thirty Years" (Aron Senkpiel); (13) "Higher Education in the Northwest Territories" (Gail M. Hilyer); and (14) "Putting It All Together: Viewing Canadian Higher Education from a Collection of Jurisdiction-Based Perspectives" (Michael L. Skolnick). (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Canadian Studies, Cultural Influences, Decentralization, Educational Policy, Federalism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Education, Political Influences, Social Influences
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: Canada