ERIC Number: ED475715
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
System-Level and Strategic Indicators for Monitoring Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century. Studies on Higher Education.
Yonezawa, Akiyoshi, Ed.; Kaiser, Frans, Ed.
Papers in this collection result from the work carried out in the context of an Invitational Roundtable on System-Level Indicators for Higher/Tertiary Education organized by the European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO-CEPES) and the Research Institute for Higher Education of Hiroshima University, Japan. Section 1, "The Roundtable--An Overview," contains: (1) "What Was Achieved, under What Conditions, and for What Purposes?" (Akiyoshi Yonezawa and Frans Kaiser); and (2) "System-Level Indicators for Higher/Tertiary Education: Some Notes on Requirements and Use" (Frans Kaiser). Part 2, "Instructional Views," contains: (3) "Indicators of Higher Education" (Denise Lievesley); (4) "On the Uncertain Consequences of Taking Advice from Procrustes" (Guy Neave); and (5) "Indicators for Tertiary Education Reform: A World Bank Perspective" (Jamil Salmi). Part 3, "National Views," contains: (6) "The German Perspective Regarding the Design and Use of System-Level Indicators for Higher Education" (Klaus Schnitzer); (7) "Strategic Indicators for Higher Education Systems: Lessons from the French Experience" (Thierry Chevaillier); (8) "Problems Related to the Design and Use of System-Level Indicators for Higher Education in Poland" (Roman Z. Morawski); (9) "Romanian Perspectives on the Design and Use of System-Level Indicators in Higher Education" (Panaite Nica); (10) "A South African Perspective on System-Level Indicators for Higher Education" (Saleem Badat); (11) "Key Issues in the Development of Higher/Tertiary Education in China" (Hong Wei-Meng); (12) "The Japanese Perspective on the Design and Use of System-Level Indicators for Higher/Tertiary Education" (Akira Arimoto, Akiyoshi Yonesawa, Hideto Fukudome, and Masakazu Takeuchi); (13) "The Perspective of the United States Regarding System-Level Indicators for Higher Education" (Jamie P. Merisotis); (14) "Using System Indicators To Stimulate Policy Development" (Herb O'Heron); and (15) "An Australian Perspective on System-Level Strategic Performance Indicators for Higher Education" (Martin Hayden). Part 4, "Suggestions for the Future and Conclusions," contains: (16) "The Past and Future of Quantitative Indicators for Higher Education" (Kalus Hufner); and (17) "Suggestions Relative to the Selection of Strategic System-Level Indicators To Review the Development of Higher Education" (Richard James). Each chapter contains references. (Contains 22 figures and 12 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Program Evaluation
CEPES-UNESCO, 30 Strada Stirbei-Voda, RO-70732, Bucharest, Romania ($20). Fax: 40-1-3123567; Web site: http://www.cepes.ro.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bucharest (Romania). European Centre for Higher Education.