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International Journal of Educational Development

January 2018 Volume 58, Number 1

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Number of articles: 13

  1. Global higher education learning outcomes and financial trends: Comparative and innovative approaches

    W. James Jacob & Veysel Gokbel

    The cost of higher education continues to escalate at an alarming rate. Public and private funding sources from around the world are increasingly under pressure to reduce allocations toward higher ... More

    pp. 5-17

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  2. Reforming higher education from within: Lessons learned from other mature sectors of the economy

    Stewart E. Sutin

    Transformative organizations are innovative, adaptable, contextually aware, and cross the divide between leaders and their employees to provide products and services at prices that appeal to their ... More

    pp. 18-25

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  3. Global trends in higher education financing: The United Kingdom

    Simon Marginson

    Over the last 40 years, UK higher education has moved from a publicly funded system to a mixed publicly/privately funded system regulated as a tuition loans-based consumer market, in which both the... More

    pp. 26-36

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  4. Recent changes of financing higher education in Germany and their intended and unintended consequences

    Ulrich Teichler

    Since the late 1990s, substantial changes of financing higher education occurred in Germany. The total amount of public funding kept pace with inflation and growing student enrolment, whereby the... More

    pp. 37-46

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  5. Financing trends in Southeast Asia and Oceania: Meeting the demands of regional higher education growth

    W. James Jacob, University of Pittsburgh, United States; Deane Neubauer, East-West Center and University of Hawai‘i, United States; Huiyuan Ye, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    Southeast Asia and Oceania present daunting geographic barriers for higher education delivery, and include some of the most remote and rural locations on earth. These factors create unique access, ... More

    pp. 47-63

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  6. Changes in Chinese higher education: Financial trends in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

    W. James Jacob, University of Pittsburgh, United States; Ka Ho Mok, Lingnan University, Hong Kong; Sheng Yao Cheng, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan; Weiyan Xiong, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    The cost of higher education (HE) continues to grow at an unsustainable rate in many country contexts, including in East Asia. With recent and projected HE growth in this region, HE administrators ... More

    pp. 64-85

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  7. Access, equity and quality trends in Latin America’s public universities

    Gustavo E. Fischman & Molly Ott, Arizona State University, United States

    The purpose of this essay is to describe key dimensions of contemporary Latin American Public Universities (LAPUs), especially pertaining to access, equity, and quality. Analyses of LAPUs must be... More

    pp. 86-94

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  8. Community engagement in Indian higher education: Financial and partnership trends

    Keith J. Roberts

    Because of the size and complexity of higher education in India, there are a multitude of strategies for addressing financial partnerships and trends. India, as the world's largest democracy and a ... More

    pp. 95-105

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  9. Higher education financing in Japan: Trends and challenges

    Futao Huang

    The purpose of this study is to address the basic model of Japanese higher education financing mechanisms, the main changes that have occurred in these mechanisms, and their influences on higher... More

    pp. 106-115

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  10. Lessons learned from financing universal higher education in Korea

    Byoungjoo Kim, College of Education; Namgi Park, Gwangju National Univ. of Education

    Since 2005, the total expenditure for Korean higher education has increased. However, the financial support is still anemic compared to financial support for K-12 education. This paper first... More

    pp. 116-127

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  11. Innovative higher education learning outcomes and financing trends in Israel

    Gury Zilkha

    Many changes in Israeli higher education have occurred during the last two decades as the country evolved from having less than 20 higher education institutions to having more than 65 institutions.... More

    pp. 128-136

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  12. Place-based scholarships: Catalysts for systems reform to improve postsecondary attainment

    Jennifer Iriti, Lindsay C. Page & William E. Bickel

    Concerns about the rate of postsecondary attainment in the US compared to the projected education requirements of future jobs has prompted a range of policy and practice interventions aimed at... More

    pp. 137-148

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  13. Improving educational and financial effectiveness through innovation: A case study of Southern New Hampshire University’s College for America

    Sarah E.W. Hansen

    This article explores an innovative student-centric learning model to more fully understand the compatibility of education quality improvement and sustainability. More specifically, this paper... More

    pp. 149-158

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