In this book the authors present a unique synthesis of materials that evolved from the World Conference on Innovative Higher Education, which brought together the heads of universities from over thirty countries, along with other prominent men and women concerned with higher education, to share information on education innovation and change. Much more than simply a conference report, the book addresses the fundamental issues of change in higher education and how change works and where it is leading and looks at the ways in which innovations meet changing needs.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- The Problems -- Access -- Relevance -- Flexibility -- Efficiency -- Innovative Responses -- Delivery Systems -- New Clienteles -- Innovations in the Land-Grant Tradition -- Comprehensive Higher Education -- Interdisciplinarity and Problem Focus -- Extension and National Development -- Research -- The Management of Innovation -- New Challenges, New Responsibilities -- The World Conference on Innovative Higher Education -- Conference Agenda -- Conference Participants
Dr. W. Werner Prange is professor of creative communication and former vice-chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He is also chairman of the Task Force on International Education/Council for Interinstitutional Leadership in Washington, D.C. Dr. David Jowett is professor of science and environmental change at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Barbara Fogel is a consultant in education and former director of higher education for development at the International Council for Educational Development.