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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

March 9, 2015 - 11:02pm
As long as one doesn’t challenge the legitimacy or capacity of the Communist Party to rule China, a scholar will be free to follow the normal routines of scholarly and social life.
March 2, 2015 - 8:10pm
If you follow rankings at all, you’ll likely have noticed a fair bit of recent activity going on in the Middle East, but there is a fundamental problem with trying to rank Arab universities. 
February 24, 2015 - 5:50pm
Despite continuous claims of a revolution in classroom teaching strategies, the advent of massive online open courses, and the huge expansion in the use of technological devices, traditional lecturing endures.
February 17, 2015 - 5:09pm
If universities are going to engage in international endeavors and partnerships, then the members of those academic communities will have to decide whether and how to confront policies and practices of host governments that they find distasteful.
February 9, 2015 - 4:37pm
Is an aggressive state sometimes necessary?
February 2, 2015 - 9:04pm
Let’s move beyond condemning others, roll up our academic sleeves and commit to teaching individuals to be more thoughtful, less impulsive and how to pursue meaningful change.
January 28, 2015 - 12:59pm
Universities are better when they have calm, stable and informed student partners actively engaged in improving institutional quality.
January 20, 2015 - 6:32pm
Despite the claims of the impartiality of peer review, nationality and language biases continue to influence the process.
January 11, 2015 - 8:49pm
Compared to the OECD countries and  emerging economies in South-East Asia, the Ibero-American systems are way behind in terms of program quality and research output.
January 4, 2015 - 2:44pm
The recognition that education, at all levels, can be a powerful tool in promoting sustainable development led to the concept of Education for Sustainable Development and, in 2002, the United Nations declared 2005-14 as the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.

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