ERIC Number: ED454777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Universities and Corporate Universities: The Higher Learning Industry in Global Society.
This book offers a sociological analysis of what has occurred in the university sector of higher education since globalization expanded in the 1970s. It examines the nature of globalization and considers the emergence of the corporate universities and their roles in higher education in the future. The chapters are: (1) "Universities under Pressure"; (2) "Globalization and Its Implications"; (3) "Knowledge and the Knowledge Society"; (4) "From Teaching to Learning"; (5) "Universities and the Learning Society"; (6) "The Corporate University (Academy) of the University"; (7) "The Corporate University"; (8) "The Lifelong Learning Industry"; and (9) "What Is the University?" (Contains 255 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Corporate Education, Educational History, Global Approach, Higher Education, Private Sector, School Business Relationship, Universities
Stylus Publishing Inc., 22883 Quicksilver Drive, Sterling, VA 20166-2012 (hardback: ISBN-0-7494-3403-1, $59.95; paperback: ISBN-7494-3404-X, $29.95); Tel: 800-232-2334 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.styluspub.com.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
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