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Higher Education and International Student Mobility in the Global Knowledge Economy
Revised and Updated Second Edition
Higher Education and International Student Mobility in the Global Knowledge Economy
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Kemal Gürüz - Author
Nancy L. Zimpher - Foreword by
Price: $95.00 
Hardcover - 463 pages
Release Date: May 2011
ISBN10: 1-4384-3569-X
ISBN13: 978-1-4384-3569-5

Price: $36.95 
Paperback - 463 pages
Release Date: May 2011
ISBN10: 1-4384-3568-1
ISBN13: 978-1-4384-3568-8

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Second, updated edition of a landmark study of how the international mobility of students, scholars, programs, and institutions of higher education have evolved over time, and the ways in which it is occurring in today’s global knowledge economy.

Students and scholars leaving their homes in search of education and knowledge is not a new phenomenon. An indispensable resource for understanding the international mobility of students, this book reveals how the global mobility of such students, scholars, programs, and institutions of higher education have evolved over time. Kemal Gürüz explores the contributions that the international mobility of students has made to scientific and technological progress, and the ways in which it is occurring in today’s global economy.

The second edition of this widely praised study is completely revised and updated, tracing international mobility in higher education through the first decade of the twenty-first century.

Praise for the First Edition:

“Higher education has exploded globally, and Gürüz’s excellent, timely study is as useful a guidebook as one will find to this new (even revolutionary) world.” — CHOICE

“…Gürüz’s book is a powerful and remarkably comprehensive work dealing with a wide array of interconnected topics and complex data relating to globalization and international student mobility … [it] is a wonderful read on many levels and clearly represents decades of careful data analysis and synthesis.” — International Review of Education

Kemal Gürüz is Former President of the Council of Higher Education of the Republic of Turkey and retired Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Middle East Technical University. In 2006, he was the first recipient of the Chancellor John W. Ryan Fellowship in International Education at the State University of New York.

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Abbreviations

Foreword (by Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher)

Preface to the Revised and Updated Second Edition

1. The Global Knowledge Economy and Higher Education

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Globalization and the Knowledge Economy
1.2.1 The Industrial Society
1.2.2 Transformation to the Knowledge Society and the Global Knowledge Economy
1.3 The Global Higher Education Agenda

2. Enrollment and Increasing Demand

2.1 Increasing Demand
2.2 Demographic Shift and Nontraditional Students
2.3 Increasing Demand and International Student Mobility
Chapter 3. The Rise of Market Forces
3.1 Historical Background
3.2 Public Spending and Tuition Fees
3.3 Private Institutions
3.4 Changing Patterns of Governance
3.4.1 Historical Background
3.4.2 The State, the Academia, and the Society as Actors in Governance
3.4.3 Transformation from the Regulatory to the Evaluative State
3.4.4 Spread of Lay Governance, Strengthened Institutional Leadership, and a Redefinition of Autonomy
3.5 The Rise of Market Forces in Relation to International Student Mobility

4. New Providers of Higher Education

4.1 Introduction
4.2 Impact of Technology
4.3 Impact of Technology on Traditional Institutions
4.3.1 Distributed Learning
4.3.2 Virtual Arms and Unbundling of Services in Traditional Institutions
4.4 Types of New Providers
4.4.1 Consortia and Networks
4.4.2 For-Profit Higher Education
4.4.3 Virtual Universities
4.4.4 Corporate Universities
4.4.5 Certificate Programs
4.4.6 Museums, Libraries, Publishers, and Media Enterprises
4.4.7 Academic Brokers
4.4.8 Franchises and Branch Campuses
4.5 The Global Higher Education Market

5. Globalization and Internationalization of Higher Education

5.1 Historical Antecedents
5.1.1 International Academic Mobility in the Greco-Roman and the Muslim Worlds
5.1.2 International Academic Mobility in Medieval Times
5.1.3 International Academic Mobility: 1500–1800
5.1.4 The Birth of the Napoleonic University and the German Research University
5.1.5 International Academic Mobility in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
5.1.6 The Emergence of Modern American Higher Education
5.2 Globalization and Internationalization of Higher Education since 1950
5.3 Definition of Terms
5.3.1 Globalization and Internationalization
5.3.2 Rationales for Internationalization of Higher Education
5.4 The European Response: The Bologna Process
5.4.1 Chronological Background
5.4.2 An Evaluation of the Bologna Process
5.5 GATS: A “Commercial/Anglo-Saxon Response”
5.6 Quality Assurance in Transnational Higher Education:“Multinational Organizational Responses”
5.7 The Global Higher Education Agenda and International Student Mobility

6. International Student Mobility

6.1 The Global Picture Today
6.2 Major Host Countries
6.2.1 United States Enrollment Statistics Evaluation of Internationalization Policies of the United States
6.2.2 United Kingdom
6.2.3 Germany
6.2.4 France
6.2.5 Australia
6.2.6 Other Major and Emerging Host Countries: Japan, Russia, Canada, and New Zealand Japan Russia Canada New Zealand
6.3 Major Countries of Origin of Foreign Students
6.3.1 China: A Major Source Country and an Emerging Major Host Country
6.3.2 India
6.3.3 Other Major Countries of Origin
6.4 Regional Breakdown of International Student Mobility
6.5 International Student Mobility and International Migration

7. Concluding Remarks

Appendix A: Data on Enrollment and Expenditures in National Systems and International Student Mobility
Appendix B: Definition of Terms Related to Evaluation and Quality Assurance
Appendix C: The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System and the Diploma Supplement
Appendix D: Recognition of Qualifications in Europe
Appendix E: Education, Training, and Youth Programs of the European Union
Appendix F: Definitions of Foreign Students
Appendix G: General Agreement on Trade in Services


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