This book explores the dynamics of academic exchange and examines such issues as undergraduate versus graduate study abroad and the purpose and effect of sending students to foreign countries. It discusses faculty exchange, collaborative research, and linkages across national boundaries.
Part One: The International Environment 1. To Be an Educated Person in a Technological Society 2. The Danger of Academic Protectionism Part Two: Affirming the International Character of Higher Education 3. The International Roots of Higher Education 4. Higher Education is International 5. Aspects of the Internationalization of Higher Education Part Three: Academic and Cultural Dimensions of Study Abroad 6. The Personal Global Experience 7. "Marginals" Versus "Centrals" 8. Disciplinary Points of View Part Four: Sharing Academic Resources: The Ultimate Potential of University Linkage 9. The UCLA Experience with International Programs 10. Prospects for Sharing 11. Beyond Scholarship Part Five: Epilogue 12. Report of the Symposium Rapporteur 13. The Kind of Education Demanded by Today's World