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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
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, 2006
Governments and individuals are increasingly turning to education to provide a deeper understanding of the world at large. However, with only 17 percent of the world's population able to advance beyond secondary education levels, new technologies and learning models are called upon to fulfill the need. Current developments in computer versatility,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Global Approach, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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