Higher Education Webinars
A blog from the Center for International Higher Education
March 23, 2015 - 6:20pm
Mao resorted to publicly belittling the academy. The last thing President Xi wants is to belittle Chinese universities, considering that he and his predecessors have worked so hard to build international stature for the institutions.
March 17, 2015 - 7:21pm
The age-old question persists — can branch campuses truly provide an experience equal to, or at least, comparable to the education provided on the home campus?
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.