Approximately 250,000 students have studied by distance through Massey University. As a nation, New Zealand has the highest proportion of its universities in the world’s top 500 – showing the high quality of the university system. Number of PhDs, etc. We are recognized as New Zealand’s defining university and sought after throughout the world for our innovation and excellence in distance delivery.
It has an impact on the way we deliver.
Who owns Kaplan? Washington Post. 31, 000 employees, 600 locations, reach almost 1 million students worldwide. Partner relationships with reputable universities
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Set in this backdrop Massey University has ambitions to expand our tradition of social and economic development globally.
The new New Zealand is ambitious, confident and full of the digital creativity that brought Lord of the Rings to the world. We have something unique to offer the world. . And we are doing just that.
The new New Zealand is digitally connected.
We have some important initiatives already underway. US and UK accreditation
And of course I hope you’ve heard of the one-health project in partnership with the World Bank. Simply pushing programmes in one direction to other countries is unsustainable - about building long-term relationships
We will not compromise our reputation and our qualifications are recognized internationally. member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities which is the oldest and one of the largest inter-university networks in the world.
• Access to the first year • Access to mid career professionals • Access to second chance learners • Access for cultural reasons
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In today’s socially wired and globally connected world.
Hopefully I’ve left enough time for questions.
Expanding the Reach of Internationalization
Expanding the Reach of Internationalization: Delivering Untethered Learning for Today’s Globally Connected World Mark Brown & Ingrid Day Office of Assistant Vice Chancellor (Academic & International) February, 2011
Palmerston North <ul><ul><li>Auckland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wellington </li></ul></ul>Distance International • Multi-campus (18,000 internal students) • Major distance education provider (17,000 students) • Approx 3000 international students • Top ranked major distance education provider in Australasia About Massey University
Expanding the Reach of Internationalization 1. The new global face of higher education 2. Defining the new digital university 3. Underlying tensions
A completely new type of globally untethered learner is expecting a new type of Education for new times. What does all this mean?
The traditional university is being chiseled away by new expectations and business models as a multitude of new providers is emerging...
“ It will not be possible to satisfy the rising demand for HE, especially in developing countries, by relying on traditional approaches based solely on public universities” (Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning).
LMS VLE “ To provide an exceptional and distinctive experience for all students through a rich digital learning culture.”
• Master of Veterinary Medicine • Specialist program • World shortage • US accredited • Fully online
The answer is deep in our institutional culture as expanding access to Education has always been central to Massey’s mission. Massey was founded on the basic human right of access to Education and in response to growing demand for university-level study.
More than any modern university we are committed to promoting development and life-long learning, as Massey understands the transformative potential of high quality Education for inspiring people to better themselves and improve their lives. The answer is deep in our institutional culture as expanding access to Education has always been central to Massey’s mission. Massey was founded on the basic human right of access to Education and in response to growing demand for university-level study.
• Mid career professionals - postgraduate • First year of study - undergraduate • Second chance learners • Cultural reasons • Short courses Who…
Ranking Public Funded Standalone Brand Local Focus Customization Personal Development Quality Enhancement Open Resources Digital Scholarship Online Pedagogy Recognition For Profit Transnational Alliances Global Focus Standardization Economic Development Quality Assurance Closed Resources Traditional Scholarship Face to Face Technology 3. Underlying Tensions
Conclusion New ‘normal’ of online and distance
Conclusion Education for change rather than education in change! New ‘normal’ of online and distance
All education springs from images of the future and all education creates images of the future. Thus all education, whether so intended or not, is a preparation for the future. Unless we understand the future for which we are preparing we may do tragic damage to those we teach. (Toffler, 1974). Conclusion
Questions "He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever. ” Chinese Proverb [email_address]