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Georgia Journal of College Student Affairs

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Higher Education In Ecuador: A Reflective Analysis, Crystal Edenfield Jan 2016

Higher Education In Ecuador: A Reflective Analysis, Crystal Edenfield

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Over the last decade, many changes have taken place in Ecuador regarding education, specifically higher education. A new president was elected in 2006 and as a result a new constitution was approved in 2008. This new constitution offered educational opportunities to all Ecuadorians. The purpose of this paper is to analyze higher education in Ecuador. It will discuss and react to Ecuador’s demographics as well as the highlights of the country’s higher education system. It will conclude with considering the implications.


Globalization Of Higher Education In Malaysia, Isaac Taylor Jan 2016

Globalization Of Higher Education In Malaysia, Isaac Taylor

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The purpose of this paper is to highlight how globalization and the development of knowledgebased economy is effecting the higher education system of Malaysia. This reflective analysis examined the policies and practices, in the higher education of Malaysia that internationalizes its higher education systems; the impact of globalization and the development of knowledge based economy; the cultural landscape of higher education in Malaysia towards globalization; and any international organizations or resources to identify/critique the impact of globalization of Malaysia’s higher education systems. As a result, quality assurance has been the key factor in promoting globalization in Malaysia Higher ...


Globalization Of Higher Education In Greece, John O. Lemay Iv Jan 2016

Globalization Of Higher Education In Greece, John O. Lemay Iv

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The current paper examines the system of higher education in Greece. This discussion incorporates details that describe a brief history of the system’s overall formation, an environmental snapshot of the country’s current demographics and economic situation as well as similar information for their overall higher education system. Also, details regarding how the Greek system of higher education is structured (for both the university and technological sectors) and situated within the country’s larger governmental system are considered. Next, the paper considers challenges that are currently being faced by the country and how they may impact their higher education ...


Globalization Of Higher Education In United Arab Emirates, John S. Spranza Iii Jan 2016

Globalization Of Higher Education In United Arab Emirates, John S. Spranza Iii

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This article explores the educational history of the United Arab Emirates, a young and vastly wealthy nation located in the Middle East. A nation for just over 40 years, its leaders have struggled with educating and supporting its native population and managing the massive infusion of immigrants created by the progressive job markets established within its borders. With a mix of mandated free education for natives and a lucrative educational investment market from various other nations, the educational structure in the UAE has become a unique system that attracts students and faculty from around the world. The opulent landscapes of ...


Globalization Of Higher Education In Senegal, Ashley N. Morris Jan 2016

Globalization Of Higher Education In Senegal, Ashley N. Morris

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This paper marks the changes that have taken place in the Senegalese higher education system. As Senegalese citizens and leaders have worked diligently to improve their economy and society as a whole, they have experienced a great deal of obstacles in moving forward. Throughout this process, education has been an important aspect to improving the economic and social development of the country. Included in this economic, social, and educational overhaul, higher education was a component that required a great deal of work. In order to contend in the global society, the higher education system needed to be reformed. This paper ...


Globalization Of Higher Education In South Africa, Donald L. Ariail Jan 2016

Globalization Of Higher Education In South Africa, Donald L. Ariail

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Despite being the smallest of the BRICS in population and having a relatively small number of public institutions of higher education (HE), South Africa (SA) has several world class universities and is the HE leader on the African continent. This paper presents an overview of various demographic aspect of HE in SA including types of institutions, popular fields of study, faculty demographics, government expenditures on HE, and the availability of financial aid. However, the focus of the paper is on globalization factors such as distance education, the presence of foreign university branch campuses, SA as a destination for international students ...


Georgia Journal Of College Student Affairs. Special Edition., Georgia College Personnel Association (Gcpa) Jan 2016

Georgia Journal Of College Student Affairs. Special Edition., Georgia College Personnel Association (Gcpa)

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