Globalization and Higher Education

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University of Hawaii Press, 2004 - Education - 265 pages
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Post-secondary education is a massive globalizing industry with a potential for growth that cannot be overestimated. By 2010 there will be 100 million people in the world, all fully qualified to proceed from secondary to tertiary education, but there will be no room left on any campus. A distinguished panel of scholars and educational administrators from the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Pacific was asked to speak on the complexities of globalized higher education from their positions of concern and expertise and then engage in a dialogue. The result is this timely and important work. Throughout, contributors address a number of difficult questions: Do the processes of global capitalism fundamentally challenge the inherited forms of the University? How should the use and nature of markets be conceived and how are they related? What is the appropriate pedagogy for the new technologies and what are its limits? If growing participation in higher education is an overriding good, should this be conceived in terms of fulfilling human capacities, realizing national goals, or attaining employment skills? Questions regarding the goals of higher education and their accomplishment lead to d
 

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Contents

THE LARGER CONTEXT
1
HIGHER EDUCATION IN AN ERA OF GLOBALIZATION WHAT IS AT STAKE?
7
THE WITHERING OF THE PROFESSORIATE CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES AND THE INTERNET
24
THE NEOLIBERAL PARADIGM AND HIGHER EDUCATION A CRITIQUE
42
A CLOSER LOOK
63
GLOBALIZATION HIGHER EDUCATION AND MARKETS
69
LESSONS FROM THE FORPROFIT SIDE
82
GLOBALIZATION COLLEGE PARTICIPATION AND SOCIOECONOMIC MOBILITY
104
SOME REGIONAL RESPONSES TO GLOBALIZATION
163
INTERACTION OF GLOBAL POLITICS AND HIGHER EDUCATION
167
KNOWLEDGE AND HIGHER EDUCATION IN LATIN AMERICA INCOMMODIOUS COMMODITIES?
181
CORPORATE TECHNOLOGICAL EPISTEMIC AND DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGES MAPPING THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF UNIVERSITY ...
202
THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
219
THE CHANGING CRAFT NATURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION A STORY OF THE SELFREORGANIZING UNIVERSITY
223
DOES THE UNIVERSITY HAVE A FUTURE?
241
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
255

IMPLICATIONS FOR PEDAGOGY
125
THE EROSION OF FACETOFACE PEDAGOGY A JEREMIAD
131
THE USED CAR DEALERSHIP AND THE CHURCH ON RESOLVING THE IDENTITY OF THE UNIVERSITY
140
NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND THE RECONSTITUTION OF THE UNIVERSITY
147
LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS
259
INDEX
261
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Jaishree K. Odin is associate professor in the Liberal Studies Program, University of Hawai'i.

Professor Peter T. Manicas is a Director of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

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