Globalization and the University : Myths and Realities in an Unequal World By

  title={Globalization and the University : Myths and Realities in an Unequal World By},
  author={Philip G. Altbach},
How will globalization affect higher education? Will globalization, the scientific community, and the Internet level the playing field in a new age of knowledge interdependence? Or will globalization produce worldwide inequality and the McDonaldization of the university? Is globalization responsible for all of the contemporary pressures on higher education—from “massification” to the growth of the private sector? The answer is a qualified yes to all these questions. This essay “unpacks” the… CONTINUE READING
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