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ERIC Number: ED430421
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Pages: 98
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87206-252-X
Higher Education in the 21st Century: Global Challenge and National Response. IIE Research Report No. 29.
Altbach, Philip G., Ed.; Peterson, Patti McGill, Ed.
This collection of nine essays focuses on the challenges of providing higher education to growing numbers of students around the world. The essays include: (1) "Global Challenge and National Response: Notes for an International Dialogue on Higher Education" (Philip G. Altbach and Todd M. Davis); (2) "Global Challenges and the Chinese Response" (Min Weifang); (3) "The Transformation of an Imperial Colony into an Advanced Nation: India in Comparative Perspective" (Suma Chitnis); (4) "Higher Education in Africa: Challenges and Strategies for the 21st Century" (George S. Eshiwani); (5) "South Africa: Future Prospects" (Nasima Badsha); (6) "Latin America: National Responses to World Challenges in Higher Education" (Simon Schwartzman); (7) "Universal Problems and National Realities: Japan in Comparative Perspective" (Akimasa Mitsuta); (8) "Current Issues and Future Priorities for European Higher Education Systems" (Barbara Sporn); and (9) "A Regional Perspective: Central and Eastern Europe" (Peter Darvas). (Some essays contain references.) (MDM)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute of International Education, New York, NY.; Boston Coll., Chesnut Hill, MA. Center for International Higher Education.