ERIC Number: ED574977
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017
The Future of Accessibility in International Higher Education
Alphin, Henry C., Jr., Ed.; Chan, Roy Y., Ed.; Lavine, Jennie, Ed.
Education is the foundation to almost all successful lives, and it is important that a high level of schooling be available on a global scale. Studying the trends in accessibility in education will allow educators to improve their own teaching techniques, as well as expand their influence to more remote areas in the world. "The Future of Accessibility in International Higher Education" is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on emerging methods and trends in disseminating knowledge in university settings. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics such as e-learning, economic perspectives, and educational technology, this publication is ideally designed for educators, academics, students, and researchers interested in expanding their knowledge of global education. Following a foreword by Krishna Bista and a preface by the editors, this books contains the following chapters: (1) Cultivating Global Citizens for the Global Good (Katie E. Yeaton, Hugo A. Garcia, Jessica Soria, and Margarita Huerta); (2) A Case Study of Duke Kunshan University (Matthew Vollrath, Robert A. Lloyd, and Yanxu Liu); (3) Accessibility of Sino-African Educational Partnerships in Higher Education: History, Achievements, Challenges, and Directions (Chak Pong Gordon Tsui); (4) International Student Mobility in Indian Higher Education (Sanjay Krishnapratap Pawar); (5) Access to Higher Education for People with Disabilities: A Chinese Perspective (Luanjiao Hu and Jing Lin); (6) Expanding Access While Narrowing Outcomes: The Paradox of Malaysia's International Branch Campuses (Grace Karram Stephenson and Shakina Rajendram); (7) Accessibility to Higher Education in Nigeria: The Pains, Problems, and Prospects (James Osabuohien Odia and Agnes Anuoluwapo Odia); (8) Issues on Financing Higher Education in Tanzania (Sotco Claudius Komba); (9) "I Have Never Met a Student with a Disability in My 15 Years of Teaching": Accessibility of Higher Education for Students with Disbilities--A Case Study from Abroad (Jitka Nelb Sinecka); (10) The Accessibility of Internationalisation: Disabled Students--Experiences, Difficulties, and Solutions (Armineh Soorenian); (11) Comparative Review of Education Doctorates in Three Countries (Marlene East, Eva Brown Hajdukova, Monica E. Carr, William H. Evans, and Garry Hornby); (12) The Model of Technology-Supported Learning for Special Educational Needs Learners: Towards Inclusive Environment for Students with Disabilities (SWDs) in Malaysian Higher Education (Roslinda Alias, Nor Aziah Alias, Johan Eddy Luaran, Rosilawati Sueb, and Mahadi Kamaludin); (13) eLearning and Distance Education in Higher Education Accessibility: South African Perspective (Gezani Phineas Baloyi); (14) Knowledge Transfer Openness Matrix Facilitating Accessibility in UK Management Education Teaching (Jonathan D. Owens and Usman Talat); and (15) Integrating LAB Work with Classes in Computer Network Courses (Azeddien M. Sllame). A compilation of references, information about the contributors, and an index are included.
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Electronic Learning, Economic Factors, Educational Technology, Global Education, Distance Education, Case Studies, Educational Cooperation, International Cooperation, Student Mobility, Disabilities, Accessibility (for Disabled), Multicampus Colleges, Educational Finance, Comparative Education, Technology Uses in Education, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Inclusion, Business Administration Education, Computer Science Education, Information Transfer, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Students; Researchers
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Identifiers - Location: China; India; Malaysia; Nigeria; Tanzania; Australia; New Zealand; United States; South Africa