Despite the significant increase in the number and type of international activities – from branch campuses to MOOCs and aggressive international student recruitment – many institutional efforts appear to be launched without a clear idea of best practices or how specific activities might be productive and meaningful for a particular institution.
Empirical knowledge of how and why institutions expand these activities, and whether they are successful, remains largely anecdotal.
September 7, 2013
Why are research universities going global? by John Aubrey Douglass and Richard Edelstein, University World News, September 7, 2013 Issue No:286