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Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
This article provides a twelve-year review of my "OJDLA" article ("Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration," University of West Georgia) on the future of global learning, and updates related to issues such as societal need, technologies, course design, administration affairs, faculty support, and student service.
Descriptors: Global Education, Trend Analysis, Educational Trends, Educational Administration
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2011
This research examines driving issues forcing change in international higher education, changes institutions might adopt to adapt to those drivers, new academic policies, and concludes with consideration of the promise and peril the future might hold. The interrelated issues of governance, funding, faculty, technologies, curriculum, and so on, are…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, International Education, Educational Policy
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2011
This doctoral research examines the challenges, objectives, goals, strategies, and tactics facing leaders, administrators, faculty, students, and other stakeholders with an interest in international higher education. These broad topics necessarily encompass many factors including the market forces of globalization, increasing competition,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Education, Global Approach, Educational Change
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Van Hook, Steven R. – Journal of Research in International Education, 2011
Educators of international students are frequently challenged to cope with a clashing diversity of cultures in a classroom setting. This study examined what sorts of themes and images might resonate across nationalities and cultures, which could then be used as transcultural tools for international educators. The study employed mixed qualitative…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cultural Differences, Models, International Education
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2011
This research was conducted in the development of courses for students from multiple nations at two California universities, applying cross-cultural tactics in course content and design. The paper examines the evolution of courses in Global Issues and Global Economics, including the theoretical foundations of socioeconomic development, how those…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Course Content, Values, Cultural Context
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2008
This article considers various learning theories, applied to three key transforming areas in adult education in general, and distance learning in particular: the andragogical issues, the technical issues, and the cultural issues. Cultural Dimension Indexes from Hofstede (1997) are appended. (Contains 1 chart.)
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Distance Education, Prior Learning, Adult Education
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Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2005
This article previews the future of universal learning, and related issues such as societal need, technologies, course design, administration challenges, faculty support, and student service.
Descriptors: Distance Education, Access to Education, Access to Computers, Access to Information
Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Submission, 2004
This paper examines current issues, trends, and methods in learning institutions of higher education, including how global, multicultural, and technological developments have altered methods of instruction and the way education is administered, with a particular emphasis on adult learning in international environments. It also considers how…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Higher Education, Colleges, International Educational Exchange