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ERIC Number: EJ1119517
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2347-6311
Higher Education and Global Development: A Cross Cultural Qualitative Study in Pakistan
Zubair Haider, Syed; Dilshad, Muhammad
Higher Education for the Future, v2 n2 p175-193 Jul 2015
In the present era, education has emerged as a countrywide mission in developed and developing countries. Countries are utilizing their energies to deal with the transformations forthcoming in higher education. The research under investigation, reviews the global developments in the area of higher education (HE) all over the world and surveys the expected facets of HE in Pakistan. The researcher adopted qualitative approach and collected data through open form questionnaire from faculty members, PhD students, University Administrative Officers and professionals (Educationists/Educational Consultants). The study identifies 26 main global trends and 10 sub-trends of higher education in global perspective. Nvivo 9.2 was used for thematic analysis of transcriptions. Different techniques of Nvivo, metrics coding queries, word frequency and text search were used to explain the reflections of participants. The result of the study revealed that quality assurance and accountability, economic competition, international student mobility and advancement in technology appeared as favourite developments in Pakistan. The study results are productive pointers for university teachers, students, HE administration and educational professionals for future improvements in HE in Pakistan.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
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