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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

July 5, 2016 - 5:25pm
When the quality of research and teaching are measured, the focus tends to be on individual performance — this ignores their fundamentally collective character.
June 27, 2016 - 3:35pm
Every year the Office of Teaching and Learning handed out awards with substantial monetary awards to excellent teachers and innovative programs. Getting nominated was a big deal.
June 19, 2016 - 11:45am
Historically, Northern institutions are manifestly dominant in North-South partnerships— with limited input from Southern partners.
June 14, 2016 - 8:01pm
International education in the U.S., as in Australia and Britain, has apparently become an industry, in which international marketing and recruitment is increasingly outsourced to commercial operators.
June 5, 2016 - 3:43pm
While most studies lament the damaging effects of the rankings on higher education, the diversification of the ranking industry may better account for the multidimensional features of academic quality and challenge the prevailing hierarchies of prestige in higher education.
May 31, 2016 - 3:31pm
Although highly controversial, new forms of private higher education have been used by both right and left regimes in Latin America.
May 24, 2016 - 5:04pm
Students, especially those who come from corrupt environments where plagiarism is prevalent, but ignored, or seen as a trivial offense, need better guidance.
May 18, 2016 - 5:46pm
A few weeks ago, the Times Higher Education published a new ranking of “top attractors of industry funds." In these two essays Alex Usher and Phil Baty offer two perspectives on the usefulness and validity of this newest ranking.
May 15, 2016 - 6:32pm
The poor quality of higher education in sub-Saharan Africa has been the subject of many articles, reports and papers. The situation has significantly improved; but more, much more remains to be done.
May 9, 2016 - 8:48am
For significant change to happen both bottom-up and top-down initiatives will be paramount, and smart management based on transformative governance principles

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