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Barrett, Beverly; Fernandez, Frank; Gonzalez, Elsa M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2020
Academic leaders at universities around the globe pursue US accreditation as a result of increasing globalization and internationalization of higher education. Few studies have examined administrators' experiences with US accreditation. We address the following research question: "Why do some private higher education institutions in Mexico…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Private Colleges, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Hortiales, Evelyne Suárez; Nieto, Angelica Ramos; Hurtado, María Elena Zepeda – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
In recent years concern about Mexican reading habits has increased. Statistics show short reading interest; an average Mexican reads 3.8 books a year [1]. As teachers, reading habits are important and reflect students' skills and academic performances. Many teachers would complain about students reading habits; it is considered to be non-existent.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Reading Habits, Reading Interests
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Prachyl, Cheryl; Quintanilla, Hector; Gutiérrez, Luis Antonio – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2011
The Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and Texas Wesleyan University used technology based courses to enhance internationalization of their curricula. These courses required students to use computer technology as the distance communication medium and to complete an applied international consulting project as part of each…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Mortera-Gutierrez, Fernando – International Journal on E-Learning, 2006
Presenting a higher education case study from Mexico: "Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey" (ITESM-CCM) College, Mexico city campus, describing faculty best and worst practices using a blended learning approach in e-learning and face-to-face instruction. The article comments on conceptual definitions of blended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Faculty, Teaching Methods
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Svanstrom, Magdalena; Lozano-Garcia, Francisco J.; Rowe, Debra – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2008
Purpose: This paper sets out to discuss the commonalities that can be found in learning outcomes (LOs) for education for sustainable development in the context of the Tbilisi and Barcelona declarations. The commonalities include systemic or holistic thinking, the integration of different perspectives, skills such as critical thinking, change agent…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Change Agents, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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Murphy, Moira – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2007
This article provides an analysis of the reasons why educational institutions choose to internationalize the services they offer, how universities are internationalizing and to explore who is participating in the internationalization process. It not only addresses the theory surrounding the internationalization of education but also the practical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Summer Schools, International Educational Exchange
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Lopez, Carols J. Mijares – New Directions for Student Services, 1999
Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), with campuses in 25 cities, has the ability to respond directly to regional needs and to offer solutions to problems in higher education. Author offers an overview of student services at ITESM and stresses the importance of administrators developing an international outlook and…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Global Education
Black, Mary C. – Forum, 1997
Discusses how the Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos (IEN) in Barcelona, Spain has successfully met the challenge of developing an approach to teaching English that is both in step with current American methodology, yet fits the culture and logistical circumstances of an overseas program. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Adult Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Program Design
Mortera-Gutierrez, Fernando J. – 2003
For more than 5 years, Mexico's El Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterey (ITESM) has offered distance education programs in addition to traditional face-to-face programs. ITESM has recently begun migrating to new e-learning platforms (Blackboard and Web Tec) that are more user-friendly and flexible than its previous e-platform…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Computer Mediated Communication
Luz Prado-Garza, Maria de la – 1981
A faculty development program primarily oriented toward the beginning professor at the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico, is described. Among the program components are workshops; meetings to provide information about policies, procedures, and facilities at the school; and meetings to involve faculty in…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, College Faculty, Educational Objectives, Faculty College Relationship
Pisanty, Alejandro – 1998
This paper begins with background on the National University of Mexico (UNAM) and its networks. Other distance education projects in Mexico are described, including projects of the Instituto Politecnico Nacional (IPN), the National Distance Education Program operated by the Secretary of Education, and the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Programs, Costs
Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico). – 1995
At the fifth Trinational Library Forum in 1995, 165 librarians from the United States, Canada, and Mexico gathered to discuss topics of international librarianship and exchanges, copyright regulations, and professional accreditation in information science. Presentations, with the full text in both English and Spanish, include: (1)…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Certification, Copyrights, Fair Use (Copyrights)
Roane, Warren – 1999
In Latin America private universities are a recent phenomenon; Uruguay began its experiment with privatization only 15 years ago. This study explores several factors which have impeded formation of private universities by analyzing the "failures" of three institutions. The theoretical framework of the study is based on work by D.C. Levy…
Descriptors: Developing Institutions, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
Frusher, Susan – 1999
This paper describes one teacher's experiences teaching English to Mexican university students at the Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Mexico (ITESM), which is considered Mexico's top private university. The author taught two levels of English as a Second Language: English 2 and advanced English. The entire ITESM system used the…
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Group Discussion
Jallade, Jean-Pierre – 1974
The student loan program run by the Instituto Colombiano de Credito Educativo y Estudios Tecnicos en el Exterior (ICETEX) has three main objectives: to increase the country's supply of highly skilled manpower, to achieve more equality of educational opportunity, and to provide a meaningful source of finance for higher education. An analysis of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Developing Nations, Economic Factors, Educational Finance