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ERIC Number: ED461347
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 226
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ISBN: ISBN-951-39-1133-0
Finnish Higher Education in Transition: Perspectives on Massification and Globalisation.
Valimaa, Jussi, Ed.
This book discusses recent changes in Finnish higher education, pinpointing the changes and analyzing what they mean. The chapters are: (1) "GeoPolitical and Cultural Coordinates for Finnish History" (Jussi Valimaa); (2) "A Historical Introduction to Finnish Higher Education" (Jussi Valimaa); (3) "Analysing Massification and Globalisation" (Jussi Valimaa); (4) "Reflections on the Modern Mass University and the Question of the Autonomy of Thinking" (Eeva Kallio); (5) "Going to School at University?" (Sanna Honkimaki); (6) "Academic Life and the Pressure of Massification" (Helena Aittola); (7) "Doctoral Studies in the 1990s: From Elite to Mass Training?" (Pentii Maatta); (8) "The Open University in a Massifying Higher Education System" (Ellen Piesanen); (9) "Strategic Flow and Finnish Universities" (Jussi Valimaa and Hannu Jalkanen); and (10) "Discussion: Finnish Higher Education Faces Massification and Globalisation" (Valimaa, Aittola, Honkimaki, Jalkanen, Kallio, Maatta, and Piesanen). A Finnish Summary is also included. (EV)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Jyvaskyla Univ. (Finland). Inst. for Educational Research.
Identifiers - Location: Finland