Innovation of Higher Education in the Globalized Era

  • Okhwa LeeEmail author
  • Yeonwook Im
Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)


Present higher education is facing the perfect storm of many game changers. There is big pressure from various stakeholders. And it is also the global era for higher education nowadays. It is the role for education to prepare students to deal with more rapid change than ever before, for jobs that have not yet been created, using technologies that have not yet been invented, to solve problems that we do not yet know will arise. It is now clear that we prepare for our next generation well for the future. In this sense, the chapter firstly presents the current trend of ICT in higher education including the new pedagogy for the digital teaching and learning, utilization of smart technology for higher education, online universities, e-learning support centers for universities, globalization of e-learning in higher education, and open educational resources (OER). Secondly, as the example of Innovation of teaching and learning in higher education, the definition, the characteristics, and the value of MOOC are thoroughly explored. Thirdly, new trend of redesigning learning space is introduced. Finally, various issues of ICT in education are discussed as a conclusion.


ICT in higher education MOOC Redesign learning space Educational technology e-learning’ 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chungbuk National UniversityCheongjuSouth Korea
  2. 2.Hanyang Cyber UniversitySeongdong-KuSouth Korea

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