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ELHE 7202 Global and Comparative Systems in Higher Education (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Colleges and universities are part of an international system of post-secondary education. This course offers a perspective on the organization and structure of higher education worldwide, as well as an analysis of central issues affecting academe internationally. Examples from other countries are related to the American context. Among the topics considered are global trends in the expansion and organization of higher education, international study and its impact, the political role of universities, student activism, the role and status of the academic profession, styles of academic leadership in other countries, and others.


Instructor(s): Laura Rumbley

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13