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The Future Of Learning, Robert B. Reich Oct 2006

The Future Of Learning, Robert B. Reich

New England Journal of Public Policy

As part of UMass Boston’s recent celebration to mark the inauguration of Chancellor Michael F. Collins, M.D., the Division of Corporate, Continuing and Distance Education (CCDE) hosted a “virtual symposium” featuring Robert B. Reich. Between April 24 and May 8, CCDE posted a streaming video and a downloadable audio file of a presentation that Professor Reich had delivered on April 11, 2006 at the national conference of the University Continuing Education Association. This talk was supplemented, on May 3, by a live teleconferencing Q&A session with Professor Reich and about fifty UMass Boston graduate students.


An Overview Of Vietnamese Higher Education In The Era Of Globalization: Opportunities And Challenges, Luu Nguyen Quoc Hung Sep 2006

An Overview Of Vietnamese Higher Education In The Era Of Globalization: Opportunities And Challenges, Luu Nguyen Quoc Hung

Essays in Education

Globalization is a multifaceted process with economic, social, political and cultural implications for higher education. In Viet Nam, the phenomenon of globalization has both brought out opportunities and posed the country numerous challenges for the past few years. This article reviews major concepts of globalization with the focus on opportunities and challenges posed by this process for the current Vietnamese higher education system.


The Third Way To Adult Education, Judith Walker Aug 2006

The Third Way To Adult Education, Judith Walker

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper examines how Third Way politics play out in policy discourse in adult education in Canada and New Zealand. It then places these findings in the larger context of the debates on “second modernity.”


The Politics And Economics Of Globalization And Social Change In Radical Adult Education: A Critical Review Of Recent Literature, John D. Holst Jul 2006

The Politics And Economics Of Globalization And Social Change In Radical Adult Education: A Critical Review Of Recent Literature, John D. Holst

Adult Education Research Conference

This review analyzes perspectives on globalization within radical adult education focusing on how perspectives of the globalization process affect people’s understanding of the nature and agents of social change. It argues that new movements move us beyond the limits in current globalization perspectives.


The Trouble With Shopping: Discourses, Practices And Pedagogies Of The Consumer-Citizen, Kaela Jubas Jul 2006

The Trouble With Shopping: Discourses, Practices And Pedagogies Of The Consumer-Citizen, Kaela Jubas

Adult Education Research Conference

In this paper, I begin with an outline of modern citizenship and a review of feminist and other critical analyses of this concept. I then discuss the role of consumption as a marker of citizenship. The paper closes with the prospect of understanding shopping as a potential process of learning about the links between consumption, citizenship and globalization.


Emerging Leadership Roles In Distance Education: Current State Of Affairs And Forecasting Future Trends, Lisa Portugal Jul 2006

Emerging Leadership Roles In Distance Education: Current State Of Affairs And Forecasting Future Trends, Lisa Portugal

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

This paper discusses the enormous impact distance learning has had on traditional higher education and leadership roles within those constructs. The writer will address and discuss critical issues relating to leadership in higher education with a distance learning focus, current and future distance education modalities, and future leadership trends. This paper will focus on transformational leadership qualities that are necessary for current and future successful distance education programs. Finally, the writer will provide considerable information for institutions of higher learning as well as those individuals associated with the advancement of online learning modalities.


Brain Drain Or Brain Gain? The Revitalization Of A Slow Death, Chi Hong Nguyen Mar 2006

Brain Drain Or Brain Gain? The Revitalization Of A Slow Death, Chi Hong Nguyen

Essays in Education

For decades, “brain drain” which has been thought to be a disaster worldwide has influenced the socio-economic aspects in many countries under globalization forces. Presented in a narrative approach, the first parts of this paper introduce an overall view of globalization effects on international higher education and the diaporas of intellectual migrants causing brain drain. The next section of the article critically recommends appropriate measures used by many governments to minimize its negative consequences and to inverse them into beneficial brain. Brain drain, as the paper argues, may not always turn to be the dead end for any countries, but ...


Globalization And The Christian Community, Duane Bajema Mar 2006

Globalization And The Christian Community, Duane Bajema

Pro Rege

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Regulation And Freedom In Global Business Education, Stefano Harney, Cliff Oswick Mar 2006

Regulation And Freedom In Global Business Education, Stefano Harney, Cliff Oswick

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

Purpose: This paper seeks to confront the orthodoxy of global business education with some insights from postcolonial theory in order to develop a new critical pedagogy adequate for a global sociology of management and accounting. Design/methodology/approach: Reviewing the state of play in postcolonial theory and noting the new politicisation in that field, the paper asks what relevance this politicisation might have for an alternative to orthodox global business education. Findings: The paper finds that the texts available to postcolonial theory present a wealth beyond the regulation of colonial and neo‐colonial regimes and in contrast critical management studies ...


Curriculum As Praxis: Ensuring Quality Technical Education In Singapore For The 21st Century, Tiew Ming Yek, Dawn Penney Jan 2006

Curriculum As Praxis: Ensuring Quality Technical Education In Singapore For The 21st Century, Tiew Ming Yek, Dawn Penney

ECU Publications Pre. 2011

Singapore, a small island city-state, has achieved notable economic advancement within 40 years since independence. It is fast becoming a global city and a knowledge society. In education and training, the Singapore system has evolved from its British roots. Macro performance indicators of participation rate, literacy rate and mean years of schooling, show that the current education system can be regarded as highly successful. The contributions of general education as well as technical education and training1 to the overall success of the nation are often cited. Technical education and training, which is globally perceived as having a lower status than ...


Disrupting Preconceptions: Postcolonialism And Education, Ed. By Anne Hickling-Hudson, Julie Matthews, And Annette Woods, James C. Carl Jan 2006

Disrupting Preconceptions: Postcolonialism And Education, Ed. By Anne Hickling-Hudson, Julie Matthews, And Annette Woods, James C. Carl

Education Faculty Publications

Book review by Jim Carl:

Hickling-Hudson, Anne, Julie Matthews, and Annette Woods, eds. Disrupting Preconceptions: Postcolonialism and Education. Brisbane: Post Pressed, 2004.

ISBN 1-876682-56-6

The book grew out of a conference held in August 2001 at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. It is composed of a collection of thirteen essays that address postcolonialism in education. The presenters examine the postcolonial in educational structures and practices in Asia, Africa, North America, and Australia, but the colonial legacy remains—the language of the conference is English, the publisher is Australian, and the book is printed in Great Britain.

Overall, this ...