A review of twenty-first century higher education

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Author: Chan, Shirley

Abstract:

This article is predominantly concerned with the global challenges associated with managing an academic workforce in an era characterised by increased demand for higher education. In scrutinising global trends in higher education and academic workforce management, the article will address two research questions. First, what are the global trends that most affect education in the twenty-first century? Second, what are the transformations that have taken place in the academic workforce amid these trends? Last, the article calls for a need for researchers to profoundly explore the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Providers of education and training; Workforce development; Management

Keywords: Trend; History; Academic staff; Job requirements; Employment status; Online learning; University; Institutional role; Funding; Research needs

Geographic subjects: Australia; Malaysia; Singapore; Oceania; Asia

Published: Abingdon, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2018

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Journal volume: 42

Journal number: 3

Journal date: April 2018

Pages: pp. 327-338

ISSN: 0309-877X, 1469-9486 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 132.251

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