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Higher Education at a Crossroads: Accountability, Globalism and Technology

Higher Education at a Crossroads: Accountability, Globalism and Technology
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Author(s): Pamela A. Lemoine (Columbus State University, USA), Thomas Hackett (Columbus State University, USA) and Michael D. Richardson (Columbus State University, USA)
Copyright: 2016
Pages: 31
Source title: Handbook of Research on Quality Assurance and Value Management in Higher Education
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Walter Nuninger (Université de Lille, France) and Jean-Marie Châtelet (Université de Lille, France)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0024-7.ch002

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Abstract

The leadership needs to develop new organizational structures and systems that will promote and encourage quality learning and the ability to assess the impact of the teaching. Governments across the world have steadily minimized their support for public higher education, and costs associated with gaining a degree have increased constantly over the last decade. Most universities are forced to adopt a restructuring model for commoditizing education to make a profit from large numbers of students. The road ahead for higher education is filled with challenges, risks and uncertainties that begin with education being valued as more than a simple commodity: education becomes a public good. Higher education is increasingly viewed as a major instrument of economic development. In order to hold universities accountable despite limited governmental budgets, many nations have adopted performance-based university research funding strategies for targeted programs.

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