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The University in the Global Age : Universities Into the 21st Century - R. King

The University in the Global Age

Universities Into the 21st Century

By: R. King

Paperback Published: January 2004
ISBN: 9781403911308
Number Of Pages: 192

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This text explores different national models of university systems, including their historical development, and examines major themes confronting higher education, such as globalization and the growth of regulatory states,

'I think this book is unique in the approach and the perspectives chosen.' - Robin Mason, The Open University 'I think the material covered in this book will be timely and important reading.' - Mark Atlay, University of Luton 'This book by Roger King and his colleagues is a valuable and comprehensive introduction to key issues around globalisation in Higher Education. Roger King has a profound influence on UK higher education, to which he brought and international perspective. In particular, his work in steering and helping to establish the Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILTHE) to be a professional body for all who teach and support learning in higher education has been significant. I I am pleased to recommend [it] on behalf of the ILTHE as an important text for all who are interested in broadening the horizons of strategic and policy development at tertiary level.' - Sally Brown, Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Series Editors' Preface Preface List of Abbreviations THE CONTEMPORARY UNIVERSITY; R.King Introduction The Origins of the Modern University The Continental Model The Market Model Managed Markets and Central Regulation: the UK The Accountable University: The UK Experience Non-western Countries Conclusion THE UNIVERSITY IN EUROPE AND THE US; K.Edwards Introduction: The Development of the Idea of the University in Europe and the US Continental Europe, Bologna, and the Modern University Comparisons between Europe and the US Conclusion GLOBALIZATION AND THE UNIVERSITY; R.King Introduction What is Globalization? The University and Globalization Research and Knowledge Production Teaching and Learning What Might Globalized University Teaching and Learning Look Like? Global Developments Conclusion: Globalization, the University and Democracy THE UNIVERSITY AND THE REGULATORY STATE;R.King Introduction Markets and the State The Regulatory State Global Regulation Universities Regulatory Principles and Mechanisms Intellectual Property Universities and the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) GATS Implications Negotiating Positions Conclusion GLOBALIZATION, INNOVATION AND SOCIALLY ROBUST KNOWLEDGE; M.Gibbons Introduction The New Context Globalization, Innovation and Competition Tensions Generated by Mode 2 Research in Universities Contextualization, Trading Zones and Transactions Spaces Policy Implications Conclusions DIFFERENTIATION AND DIVERSITY IN UNIVERSITY SYSTEMS; R.King Introduction Where has Diversity as a 'good thing' come from? Binary, Segmented and Unified Systems Human Capital and Social Reproduction Self-help and Institutional Diversity The System of Competitive Realism Conclusion: Innovation and Dynamic Competition BORDERLESS HIGHER EDUCATION; S.Bjarnason Introduction Borderless(ness) The Global Higher Education 'Market' Future Scenarios New Providers Competitors and Collaborators Global Collaborators Conclusions: Future Directions for Borderless Higher Education TEACHING AND LEARNING IN THE GLOBAL ERA; Y.Ryan Introduction Student Mobility and its Effects on Teaching New Technologies and Globalization Globalization and the Pursuit of the Vocational The Changing Academic Role Conclusion Bibliography Index

ISBN: 9781403911308
ISBN-10: 1403911304
Series: Universities Into the 21st Century
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: January 2004
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1