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- Melbourne University Publishing 2016; US$ 11.69
In the last half century higher education has moved from the fringe to the centre of society and accumulated a long list of social functions. In the English-speaking world, Europe and much of East Asia more than two thirds of all school students enter tertiary education. Bulging at the seams, universities are fountains of new knowledge, engines of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Written by a cross-cultural pair of authors, Ideas for Intercultural Education takes a critical look at present approaches to international education, focusing on the intercultural potential that it offers but mostly fails to deliver. The underlying premise of this profound, engaging book is that international education can be a transforming intercultural... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
Higher education has entered centre-stage in the context of the knowledge economy and has been deployed in the search for economic competitiveness and social development. Against this backdrop, this highly illuminating Handbook explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher education systems resulting from increased global co-operation... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 172.01
This survey provides unprecedented scope and detail of analysis on higher education in the Asia-Pacific region. It evinces that in an era of global integration, the balance of power in higher education is shifting eastwards. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Across the world STEM (learning and work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) has taken central importance in education and the economy in a way that few other disciplines have. STEM competence has become seen as key to higher productivity, technological adaptation and research-based innovation. No area of educational provision has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Universities have been propelled into the center of the global political economy of?knowledge production by a number of factors: mass education, academic capitalism, the globalization of knowledge, the democratization of communication in the era of the Internet, and the emergence of the knowledge and innovation economy. The latest book in the International... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
Higher and tertiary education are crucial to modern nations. Vietnam has great potential, but its universities and colleges are poor-performing, under-funded and slow to change compared to those in neighbouring East Asian nations. This book analyses the problem and provides constructive solutions for the reform of higher education. more...