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ERIC Number: ED536160
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 244
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-4-9028-0860-5
The Changing Academic Profession in International and Quantitative Perspectives: A Focus on Teaching & Research Activities. Report of the International Conference on the Changing Academic Profession Project, 2010. RIHE International Seminar Reports. No.15
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University
The Research Institute for Higher Education in Hiroshima University started a program of research on the Changing Academic Profession (CAP) in 2005. The fourth and final conference was held in Hiroshima in January 2010. The following papers are presented at the conference: (1) Differentiation and Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning in the Knowledge Society: From the Perspective of Japan (Akira Arimoto); (2) Comparing the Academic Research Productivity of Selected Societies (William K. Cummings); (3) Teaching and Research in Germany: Narrowing the Gaps between Institutional Types and Staff Categories? (Ulrich Teichler); (4) Teaching and Research in a Changing Environment: Academic Work in Italy (Michele Rostan); (5) Teaching and Research in Higher Education in South Africa: Transformation Issues (Philip Higgs, Leonie G. Higgs, Isaac M. Ntshoe, and Charste C. Wolhuter); (6) Teaching and Research Activities of the Chinese Academics (Futao Huang and Min Li); (7) Convergence and Divergence of Teaching and Research Activities in the Japanese Academic Profession (Yusuke Hasegawa and Naoyuki Ogata); (8) Teaching and Research in the Japanese Academic Profession: A Focus on Age and Gender (Hideto Fukudome and Naomi Kimoto); (9) Presenting Malaysian Academics to the World: What's Holding Us Back? (Ahmad Nurulazam Md Zain, Munir Shuib and Melissa Ng Lee Yen Abdullah); (10) Scholarship of Service: Faculty Perceptions, Workloads, and Reward Systems (Jung Cheol Shin); (11) The Divergent Worlds of Teaching and Research among Mexican Faculty: Tendencies and Implications (Jesus F. Galaz-Fontes, Jorge G. Martinez-Stack, Etty H. Estevez-Nenninger, Ana L. de-la-Cruz-Santana, Laura E. Padilla-Gonzalez, Manuel Gil-Anton, Juan J. Sevilla-Garcia, and Jose L. Arcos-Vega); (12) The Balance between Teaching and Research in the Work Life of American Academics, 1992-2007: Is It Changing? (Martin Finkelstein); and (13) Changes and Realities in Teaching and Research Activities of the Academy (Futao Huang). Appended are: (1) Conference Program; and (2) List of Participants. Individual papers contain tables, figure, footnotes and references.
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University. 1-2-2 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City, 739-8512, Japan. Tel: +81-82-424-6240; Fax: +81-82-422-7104; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hiroshima University, Research Institute for Higher Education (Japan)
Identifiers - Location: China; Germany; Italy; Japan; Japan (Hiroshima); Malaysia; Mexico; South Africa; United States