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An Overview of the Project

  • Catherine Yuan Gao
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education book series (PSGHE)

Abstract

This chapter reviews the global context that compels universities to reconsider their missions, goals, and responsibilities and highlights the internationalization strategies higher education institutions around the world have adopted in response to the changing global landscape. As universities invest substantial resources to internationalize their teaching, research, and services, better measurements of their performance are needed urgently to provide evidence for policymaking and increase university operation’s accountability and transparency. By reviewing the existing tools used to monitor and assess university internationalization briefly, Yuan identifies these instruments’ shortcomings and presents the research questions and methodologies used to develop a new set of measures of universities’ internationalization performance.

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  • Catherine Yuan Gao
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  1. 1.Centre for International Research on EducationVictoria UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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