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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

November 29, 2015 - 5:01pm
Arab universities, regardless of their resources, are no longer interested in being cash cows in exchange only for the privilege of being associated with a prestigious foreign university.
November 22, 2015 - 4:57pm
Nearly one million (974,926) international students are studying in the U.S., an increase of 10% over last year, and 304.467 American students are going abroad. But some perspective on these data is required.  
November 16, 2015 - 8:16pm
Increasingly, US institutions are granting credit towards degree for  “pre” or “extra” learning in lieu of campus-based, campus-designed curricula.
November 8, 2015 - 8:44pm
This is the final part of an extended interview between Daniel Kontowski and Philip Altbach, who consider challenges for Polish universities as they discuss critical issues for higher education. 
October 31, 2015 - 4:09pm
Millions of Brazilians are about to take the ENEM, a national high school leaving exam, originally conceived as a mechanism for monitoring secondary school performance.
October 25, 2015 - 8:52pm
For all students, international and national, to be successful, we should avoid seeing them as “cash cows,” but rather as motivated students in search of a quality education.
October 18, 2015 - 4:39pm
Even in the age of the Internet, an effective university requires academic community. A neglected requirement of community is space — an actual physical space — where teaching staff and students meet.
October 12, 2015 - 5:07pm
Sadly, international strategies are too often relegated to a single office and limited to the mobility of students, international research collaboration, more international publications, and all too often, better positioning in the rankings.  This just leaves out too many people.  
October 1, 2015 - 8:39pm
Internationalists in 11 European countries across all academic fields had published on average about twice as many articles as locals.
September 20, 2015 - 8:12pm
 A conversation in four parts between Daniel Kontowski and Philip Altbach.  Part 3: Making sense of Polish Protests.


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