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Expanding the Reach of Internationalization

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A presentation on the new global face of higher education presented at the QS Maple Conference

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Expanding the Reach of Internationalization

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Expanding the Reach of Internationalization 1. The new global face of higher education 2. Defining the new digital university 3. Underlying tensions
  4. 4. 1. The New Global Face of Higher Education
  5. 5. There are over 500 million registered users of Facebook (as at July 2010).
  6. 6. If Facebook were a country, it would be the 3rd largest in the world - between the USA and India.
  7. 8. There are over 2.9 billion searches performed on Google each month.
  8. 9. To whom were these questions addressed B.G.?
  9. 10. To whom were these questions addressed B.G.? … before Google
  10. 11. What does all this mean?
  11. 12. A completely new type of globally untethered learner is expecting a new type of Education for new times. What does all this mean?
  12. 13. The traditional university is being chiseled away by new expectations and business models as a multitude of new providers is emerging...
  13. 22. “ 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).
  14. 23. 2. Defining the New Digital University
  15. 25. LMS VLE “ To provide an exceptional and distinctive experience for all students through a rich digital learning culture.”
  16. 26. • Master of Veterinary Medicine • Specialist program • World shortage • US accredited • Fully online
  17. 29. 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.
  18. 30. 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.
  19. 31. • Mid career professionals - postgraduate • First year of study - undergraduate • Second chance learners • Cultural reasons • Short courses Who…
  20. 32. 3. Underlying Tensions
  21. 33. 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
  22. 34. Conclusion New ‘normal’ of online and distance
  23. 35. Conclusion Education for change rather than education in change! New ‘normal’ of online and distance
  24. 36. 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
  25. 38. Questions &quot;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]

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