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Bienkowski, Wojciech

The University in the Age of Globalization

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Table of contents

Part I. Globalization, the Changing Nature of Higher Education and International Rankings of Universities

1. Challenges in the Quest to Create Global Qualifications and Standards Are Driving Change in Education Systems
Gordon Stanley

2. Diversification, Rankings and Their Conditions. General Problems and the Polish Example
Julita Jabłecka

Part II. The High Rankings of Universities from the USA: Environment, Resources or Policies?

3. An Economic Perspective on Higher Education in the USA
Josef C. Brada

4. Making the Case for a Strong Public Research University: The University of Kentucky Top-20 Business Plan
Alan J. DeYoung, Tara K. Baas

5. Promoting High Quality Teaching Practices in Higher Education: Lessons Learned from the USA
Charles Henderson, Andrea L. Beach, Noah Finkelstein

6. Factors Limiting the International Competitiveness of European Universities
Krzysztof Pawłowski

7. Why Are US Universities at the Top of the International Rankings?
Elise S. Brezis

Part III. Higher Education in the New Member States of the European Union: Lisbon, Bologna and Beyond

8. Analysis of Systemic Reasons for Lower Competitiveness of European Universities, the Case of Poland
Kazimierz Stępień

9. Institutional Determinants of the Development of Private Higher Education in Europe
Wojciech Bienkowski

10. Looking for a Model of the Contemporary University
Krzysztof Leja

11. Overcoming Barriers to University-Industry Cooperation with a Focus on the Information and Communications Technology Sector — the Czech Experience
Vladimír Mařík

12. Conclusion
Gordon Stanley

Keywords: Economics, Economic Policy, Educational Policy and Politics, Higher Education, Economic Growth, Development Economics, Globalization

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
271 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137023032
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34922-7

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