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Arkistoitu opetussuunnitelma 2012–2015
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MARIH8 Systems in Transition II 5 op
Organised by
MDP in Research and Innovation in Higher Education
Person in charge
University Lecturer
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X
2013–2014 X
2014–2015 X

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation

General description

Globalisation, Internationalisation, Regionalisation and HE,research and innovation. Regional focus: Latin & Northern America, Africa

The course is offered at the University of Tampere.

Learning outcomes

The student should be able to:
- recognise the central features of North American, South American and African higher education, research and innovation systems
- understand the concepts of globalisation and internationalisation and regionalisation in higher education, research and innovation and their interrelationships
- understand the impact of these drivers on development dynamics higher education, research and innovation systems in general
- critically assess the consequences of these developments in their own countries’ higher education, research and innovation systems

Contents

- Definitions and classifications of internationalisation, globalisation and regionalisation in the context of higher education, research and innovation
- Introduction to the general characteristics of North American, South American and African higher education, research and innovation systems
- Key actors (e.g. WTO/GATS, OECD, UNESCO, World Bank) and models of internationalisation with respect to higher education (e.g. cooperative and competitive approaches, capacity building) in a global and context
- Rationales and barriers for regionalisation and internationalisation of higher education, research and innovation in a global context

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 30 h 0 h
Independent work 95 h 0 h

Teaching methods:
Readings, lectures, group discussions

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Essay and written assignment  Participation in course work 
In English

Student workload:
Readings 35 Hours
Lectures and group discussions 30 Hours
Paper 60 Hours
Total 125 Hours

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Assessment methods: Paper (70%) Written assignment (30%)

Study materials

Altbach, P. G. (2006). International Higher Education: Reflections on Policy and Practice. Boston College: Center for International Higher
Education (selected chapters).

Selection of other readings assigned by the teachers.

Belongs to following study modules

2014–2015
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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