HESIG Business Meeting Key Note Address

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TORONTO, CANADA — Harvey P. Weingarten, President and CEO of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO), gave the Key Note Address at the Higher Education SIG Business Meeting on the topic “Managing for Quality: Classifying Learning Outcomes.” To download a copy of his presentation, click here. Read More »

Universities Try a Cultural Bridge to Lure Foreign Students

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CORVALLIS, Oregon — As the anthropology instructor engaged her class, a fault line quickly developed. American students answered and asked questions, even offered opinions, but the foreigners — half the class, most from China — sat in silence. It became clear that some had understood little of the lecture here at Oregon State University and… Read more »

Education Programs Try to Close Gaps in Myanmar

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NYAUNG SHWE, MYANMAR — Across the marshes and open waters of Inle Lake, in Myanmar’s Shan State, motorboats and traditional canoes carry monks to temples and villagers to market, while fishermen with spherical wooden nets pull fish from the murky waters. Lately, another sight has also appeared — boatloads of tourists, cameras readied for the… Read more »