This volume offers a detailed comparative study of the emergence of the modern university in Asia, linking the historical development of universities in the region with contemporary realities and future challenges. The contributors describe higher education systems in eleven countries -- Korea, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Phillippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, India, and Japan -- and explore similarities and differences through two comparative essays.In higher education, Asia has not traditionally been a leader in research or innovation. In the coming decades, however, ... This essay concerns higher education trends in Asia from India and Pakistan to China and Japan. While Asiaa#39;s diverseanbsp;...
|Author||:||Philip G. Altbach, Toru Umakoshi|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2004-11-05|