Higher Education In Asia/pacific: Quality and the Public Good by Terance W. BigalkeHigher Education In Asia/pacific: Quality and the Public Good by Terance W. Bigalke

Higher Education In Asia/pacific: Quality and the Public Good

byTerance W. Bigalke, Deane E. Neubauer

Hardcover | October 13, 2009

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Expansion and privatization have created new concerns over the quality of education throughout the Asia/Pacific region. This volume provides a framework to examine these challenges in the region and beyond.
Deane E. Neubauer is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA and Senior Advisor to the International Forum for Education program at the East-West Center, Honolulu, USA.
Title:Higher Education In Asia/pacific: Quality and the Public GoodFormat:HardcoverDimensions:268 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:October 13, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230613233

ISBN - 13:9780230613232


Table of Contents

Quality and the Public Good: An Inseparable Linkage; T.Bigalke & D.Neubauer The Growing Importance of the Privateness in Education: Challenges for Higher Education Governance in China; K.H.Mok Redefining Public and Private in Asia Pacific Higher Education; M.Lee Increasing Privatization of U.S. Higher Education: Forerunner or Deviant Case?; T.Bigalke Rankings and Quality - a European Perspective; G.Federkeil Future Directions for American Higher Education Accreditation; R.Wolff The Transformation of Quality Assurance in Higher Education In China; J.Shi Quality Assurance and Higher Education in Japan; S.Yamamoto Quality Assurance in Higher Education: A Developing Country Perspective and Experience; V.S.Prasad Quality Assurance in Higher Education: The Taiwan experience since 1990s; (Kent) S.Y.Cheng Quality assurance in Indonesian Higher Educatio; M.K.Tajudin The Challenges of Creating and Maintaining Higher Education Quality under Conditions of Rapid Economic Development in Thailand; S.Muangkeow The Future Directions of Higher Education Quality Assurance in Korea; K.Lee Accreditation in the Philippines: A Case Study; V.Ordonez & G.Ordonez Constructing a General Framework for Quality Evaluation in Higher Education; J.Shi Doing Quality as Public Policy; D.Neubauer

Editorial Reviews

"Bigalke and Neubauer address the important topic of quality of education in Asian higher education, which has garnered substantial interest among policy makers, academics, and institutions in countries throughout the region. The collection examines how rapidly higher education in the Asia/ Pacific region has been changing over the past decades and brings readers a broader view in this important area." - Angela Yung-chi Hou, Research Fellow and Director of International Exchange, Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan and Professor, Fu Jen Catholic University