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Changing higher education for a changing world

"Changing Higher Education for a Changing World draws on the outcomes of the cutting-edge research programmes of the UK-based Centre for Global Higher Education, the world's largest social science research centre focused on higher education and its future. In countries with incomes at European levels, the majority of all families now have connections to higher education, and there is widespread popular interest in how it can be made better. Together, the contributors sharply illuminate key issues of public and policy interest across the world: Do research universities make society more equal or more unequal? Are students graduating with too much debt? Who do we want to be attending universities? Will learning technologies will abolish the need for bricks-and-mortar higher education institutions? What can countries do to improve their scientific performance? How can comparative teaching assessment and research assessment become much more effective? The book explores higher education in the major higher education regions including China, Europe, the UK and the USA."--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Preface -- Figures and Tables -- Introduction -- 1. Higher education in fast moving times: Larger, steeper, more global and more contested, Simon Marginson, Claire Callender and William Locke -- 2. Visions of higher education futures: The shape of things to come? William Locke -- Part I: Global Factors in Higher Education -- 3. The world research system: Expansion, diversification, network and hierarchy, Simon Marginson -- 4. International students in UK: Global mobility versus national migration politics, Simon Marginson -- 5. Feeling the Brexit shock: European connectedness and the existential crisis in UK higher education, Simon Marginson, Vassiliki Papatsiba, Xin Xu Part II: Financing and Widening Participation -- 6. Global higher education financing: The income contingent loans revolution, Bruce Chapman, Lorraine Dearden and Dung Doan -- 7. Student loan debt: Longer term implications for graduates in the United States and England, Claire Callender, KC Deane, Ariane de Gayardon and Stephen L. DesJardins -- 8. Widening participation in the UK: The possibilities and the limits, Vikki Boliver, Stephen Gorard and Nadia Siddiqu Part III: Teaching and Learning -- 9. Teaching excellence: Principles for developing effective system-wide approaches, Paul Ashwin -- 10. Assessment for social justice: Achievement, uncertainty and recognition, Jan McArthur -- 11. MOOCs and professional development: The global potential of online collaboration, Diana Laurillard and Eileen Kennedy Part IV: Graduates and Work -- 12. Graduate employment and under-employment: Trends and prospects in high participation systems of higher education, Francis Green and Golo Henseke Part V: Institutions and Markets -- 13. Commodifying higher education: The proliferation of devices for making markets, Janja Komeljenovic -- 14. The new private sector in England: Can subsidised colleges break into the mainstream? Stephen A. Hunt and Vikki Boliver Part VI: Public and Social Benefit -- 15. Undergraduate education in South Africa: To what extent does it support personal and public good? Paul Ashwin and Jennifer M. Case -- 16. Higher education in China: Rethinking it as a common good, Lin Tian and Nian C. Liu -- 17. Public and common goods: Key concepts in mapping the contributions of higher education, Simon Marginson
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (287 pages).
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