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Swaffield, Bruce C. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Reviews the history of the University Without Walls concept of continuing and adult education from its inception in 1981 to the current activities of the International Council for Innovation in Higher Education (ICIE). Identifies current issues, including technology and improving access to continuing education for adults throughout the world. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Students, Continuing Education
Birchall, David – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Examines the use of information and communications technology (ICT) within higher education, using primarily the experience of Henley Management College (United Kingdom). Discusses the potential of ICT, the role of technology in education, reengineering management education, technology and management learning, and teaching using technology. (DB)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Business Administration Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
Hoshman, A. Reza – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Examines ethical issues in computer technology in a global context by comparing lessons from the green revolution with the current information revolution. Identifies issues, such as inappropriate world views offered by Western software to developing nations and the need for culturally sensitive approaches to technological literacy. Identifies…
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Computer Literacy, Cultural Differences, Developing Nations
Johnson, Daniel M. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Discusses the growth of metropolitan universities as an emerging model of higher education, noting their key characteristics and their history and philosophy (as codified in the "Declaration of Metropolitan Universities" of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities). Identifies current issues and challenges related to students,…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends, Higher Education
Selman, Victor; Selman, Jerry – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Presents a learning system paradigm which uses a multiplicity of toys and simulated models to reinforce concepts in business management and production. Describes concrete learning tools and experiences for each component of a proposed instructional paradigm: measurement, efficacy, data development, imagery and integration, computerization,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Concept Formation, Higher Education, Instructional Materials
Hashimota, Kiyota – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Considers some frightening facets of the Internet that cannot in principle be solved with mere technological advances, including: (1) the overwhelming amount of information; (2) the relative lack of authoritative information; and (3) a general lack of explanation for individuals using the Internet. Urges higher education institutions to foster…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Higher Education, Information Theory, Internet
King, Jeff – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Urges distance educators to pay more attention to planning proper student interactions with "wetware," the internal processing/storage/retrieval systems and strategies used by the distance education learner. Notes that while hardware and software have developed, there has been little research into the differing learning styles of distance…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Media
Ansalone, George – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Briefly reviews the history of the adult education movement and responses by higher education to the influx of nontraditional older students, such as open admissions, career-oriented programs, evening and weekend divisions, and distance education delivery options such as Web-based modules. Stresses the importance of assessing and accommodating…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, College Students, Delivery Systems
Lick, Dale W. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Proposes a new vision of higher education for the "Age of Transformation." Suggests that the primary issue facing higher education is the need to initiate, implement, and manage meaningful, planned change. Offers an expanded view of strategic planning, contrasting the traditional teaching paradigm with a learning paradigm. Stresses that managing…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Futures (of Society), Higher Education
Swaffield, Bruce C. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Examines trends in the increasing partnerships between industry and institutions of higher education in light of the mission and activities of the International Council for Innovation in Higher Education (ICIE). Cites examples of such partnerships involving various industries and types of institutions. Stresses the need for colleges and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Institutional Mission
Swaffield, Bruce C. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Reviews the history of the International Council for Innovation in Higher Education, including its origins as the University Without Walls International Council, its early meetings and publications, and its name change to reflect its expanding mission. Reports on a survey of ICIE members and conference participants concerning future priorities.…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Global Approach
Beeson, Geoffrey – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Explores the value of a student charter of rights and responsibilities and uses as a case study the development and implementation of a student charter at Deakin University (Australia). Notes the primary purpose of developing the charter was quality improvement and offers data showing support by students and staff. Suggests the need for a specific…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
Ebert, Don – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Describes implementation of concepts of collaborative learning, learning communities, and interdisciplinary learning to help students integrate into college life and improve retention at Portland Community College (Oregon). Also summarizes implementation of these concepts at six other institutions. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Community Colleges, Cooperative Learning, Educational Environment
Serafin, Ana Gil – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Describes a graduate program in school leadership at Northeastern Illinois University that is intended to meet the administrative and leadership needs of Hispanic teachers in Chicago. The master's degree program is offered as part of the university's El Centro outreach center for the Hispanic-American community and offers collaborative…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Leadership Training
Selman, Ruth Corey; Selman, Elsie M. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Discussion of the need for educating students of all ages for peace focuses on principles of the Peace Studies doctoral program at Pace University (New York). Program components include: (1) inner peace spiritual awareness; (2) micro-peace studies the immediate environment; (3) macro-peace studies national and international; and (4) planetary…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Doctoral Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Education