ERIC Number: ED446561
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education Reform for Quality Higher Education Management in the 21st Century: Economic, Technological, Social, and Political Forces Affecting Higher Education. Proceedings of the 1999 Six-Nation Summit (Hiroshima, Japan, September 20-21, 1999). RIHE International Seminar Reports, No. 11.
Hiroshima Univ. (Japan). Research Inst. for Higher Education.
This publication presents proceedings from a 1999 conference on higher education reform and quality that involved six countries: China, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United States. The first section, "Report of the Six-Nation Higher Education Project," presents "Summary of the Progress of the Higher Education Research Project and the Meaning of the President's Summit" (Akira Arimoto). The next section, "Keynote Address," presents "Governance in the 21st Century University: The World is Changing Faster than the Governance System can Accommodate" (Kenneth P. Mortimer). The third section, "Presidents' Session Reports," includes: "A System in Transition: Higher Education Policy Update and Future Plans from China" (Ruiqing Du); "Reform for Quality Higher Education in the 21st Century: Policy and Future Plans from the United States Perspective" (Elisabeth A. Zinser); "Present and Future of Higher Education in Japan" (Makoto Nagao); "Establishment of Efficient Management in an Institution of Higher Education" (Yasuo Harada); "Strategies for Lifelong Learning: Re-thinking University Education in Terms of Continuing Education" (Werner Meissner); "Financial Management and Planning: or How to Implement Changes More Smoothly" (Luc Weber); "The Strategic Planning Process at the University of Hawaii" (Kenneth P. Mortimer); "Singapore's Experience in Higher Education" (Linda Low); "Reform Measures for Universities in the 21st Century" (Naoki Murata); "Promoting Financial Efficiency through Administrative Technology Applications" (Stephen T. Golding); "E-Enabled Information at the University of Pennsylvania" (Robin H. Beck); "The Internet Changes Everything" (Darren Rushworth); "Technology and the Curriculum: The NTU Experience"(Charng-Ning Chen); and "Science and Technology in Universities in the 21st Century" (Yoshiyuki Naito). The Fourth Section, "Transcriptions of the Discussion Parts," transcribes discussions from two conference days. The fifth section, "Summary Comments," includes: "Brief Comments on the Presidents' Session 2: Which Ideal Must Lead 'Strategic Management for Universities'?" (Shigetaka Imai); "Commentary on the Concluding Session, Day 1, Higher Education Summit" (Robert Zemsky); "Reflections on the Presidents' Summit of the Six-Nation Research Project" (Noel F. McGinn); and "Reform for Higher Education in the 21st Century" (Ulrich Teichler). Appended are a conference program and list of participants. (SM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Uses in Education, Continuing Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Governance, Higher Education, Internet, Lifelong Learning
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2-2, Kagamiyama 1-chome, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8512 Japan. Tel: 0824-24-6240.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hiroshima Univ. (Japan). Research Inst. for Higher Education.
Identifiers - Location: China; Germany; Japan; Singapore; Switzerland