By Val D. Rust, Laura Portnoi, Sylvia S. Bagley

ISBN-10: 0230618189

ISBN-13: 9780230618183

In today’s open and built-in international, festival has turn into imperative to the better schooling subsector. Key points of the worldwide festival phenomenon comprise the advance of worldwide college score structures, educational capitalism, and mergers of “strong” and “weak” associations. This quantity offers a serious review of the phenomenon and the complicated ways that international festival is anticipated and enacted in quite a few international locations and their larger schooling associations. Senior and rising students within the box tackle the tensions and demanding situations inherent within the worldwide festival phenomenon by way of delving into matters resembling college scores, caliber insurance, cross-border greater schooling provision, and privatization.

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The authors’ analysis suggests that “the degree to which most universities are competitive in recruiting international students will increasingly be shaped by the scope and character of their global network rather than any intrinsic characteristics of their individual courses, culture, or campuses” (236). Internationalization thus presents complex new trends in the higher education subsector, with competition for international students becoming another strategy for seeking competitive advantage.

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A small portion of knowledge generates surplus revenues, and all knowledge in universities generates knowledge status-power within the k-economy. Yet, the status of knowledge is calculated only for knowledge codified in refereed papers, monographs, and other formal mechanisms. A third category of knowledge remains outside the regulation of value: research, scholarship, ideas and other knowledge and information created in universities (and elsewhere) which is neither sold in a market nor counted and ranked in a status system—that is, works in the form of open-source knowledge.

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