9780415372671

Transnational Education: Issues and Trends in Offshore Higher Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415372671

  • ISBN10:

    0415372674

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-12-06
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

A reflective overview of transnational education today, looking at the new opportunities it offers to students around the world and the challenges it poses to governments and institutions in its implementation.

Table of Contents

Introduction : transnational providers and the creation of a global higher education marketp. 1
Offshoring 101 : the growth of transnational educationp. 21
Risky business : international outsourcing and foreign investment by universitiesp. 31
Teaching at the peripheriesp. 47
The cultural politics of transnational educationp. 60
Regulating foreign providers : capacity building and enrichmentp. 75
Divergent strategies for governing transnational higher education : Greek protectionism and Malaysian capacity buildingp. 90
Principles guiding quality assurance in transnational higher educationp. 105
Global convergence in quality assurancep. 120
Trade agreements : abolishing barriers and erecting barricadesp. 136
Conclusionp. 152
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