ERIC Number: EJ537818
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Comparative Higher Education: Potentials and Limits.
Higher Education, v32 n4 p431-65 Dec 1996
Argues that comparative studies in higher education are helpful in conceptual restructuring and in understanding how higher education is shaped by common international trends, reforms based on comparisons, increasing trans-national cooperation, and some supra-national integration of systems. Recommends a semi-structured research design allowing for various conceptual approaches and for sometimes surprising research outcomes. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "The State of Comparative Research in Higher Education"