Helicopter View of Distance Education: The New Face of Internationalization  Mark Brown Director, Teaching, Learning & Dis...
Helicopter View of Distance Education - Apologies from Professor Ingrid Day
- Apologies from Professor Ingrid Day - Kia ora from VC Helicopter View of Distance Education
Palmerston North <ul><ul><li>Auckland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wellington </li></ul></ul>Distance  International •  Mult...
•  Master of Veterinary Medicine •  Innovative curriculum •  Specialist program •  Fully online
 
The New Face of Internationalization
To have friends coming in from afar, how delightful! The New Face of Internationalization
China will soon become the number one English-speaking country in the world.
China now has the largest number of students in higher education in the world (30 million).
China now has the largest number of students in higher education in the world (30 million).   There were 150.6 million stu...
“ It will not be possible to satisfy this rising demand, especially in developing countries, by relying on traditional app...
UNESCO, 2009
A multitude of new providers of higher education is emerging along with a completely new type of globally connected learner.
There are over 500 million registered users of Facebook  (as at July 2010).
If Facebook were a country, it would be the 3rd largest in the world - between the USA and India.
There are over 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month.
To whom were these questions addressed B.G.?
To whom were these questions addressed B.G.?  (before Google)
What does all this mean?
The traditional (distance) university is being chiseled away by new structures and business models… What does all this mean?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summing Up •  Major changes underway  •  Diversification of providers •  Growth of private provision •  New ‘normal’ of on...
•  Major changes underway  •  Diversification of providers •  Growth of private provision •  New ‘normal’ of online delive...
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    1. 1. Helicopter View of Distance Education: The New Face of Internationalization Mark Brown Director, Teaching, Learning & Distance Education Office of Assistant Vice Chancellor (Academic & International) February, 2011
    2. 2. Helicopter View of Distance Education - Apologies from Professor Ingrid Day
    3. 3. - Apologies from Professor Ingrid Day - Kia ora from VC Helicopter View of Distance Education
    4. 4. Palmerston North <ul><ul><li>Auckland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wellington </li></ul></ul>Distance International • Multi-campus (18,000 students) • Major Distance Education Provider (17,500 students) • 50 Years of Distance Delivery • Top 300 University (THE) About Massey University
    5. 5. • Master of Veterinary Medicine • Innovative curriculum • Specialist program • Fully online
    6. 7. The New Face of Internationalization
    7. 8. To have friends coming in from afar, how delightful! The New Face of Internationalization
    8. 9. China will soon become the number one English-speaking country in the world.
    9. 10. China now has the largest number of students in higher education in the world (30 million).
    10. 11. China now has the largest number of students in higher education in the world (30 million). There were 150.6 million students enrolled in tertiary education worldwide in 2007, which represents a 53% increase over 2000. 
    11. 12. “ It will not be possible to satisfy this rising demand, especially in developing countries, by relying on traditional approaches based solely on public universities” (Commonwealth of Learning).
    12. 13. UNESCO, 2009
    13. 14. A multitude of new providers of higher education is emerging along with a completely new type of globally connected learner.
    14. 15. There are over 500 million registered users of Facebook (as at July 2010).
    15. 16. If Facebook were a country, it would be the 3rd largest in the world - between the USA and India.
    16. 17. There are over 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month.
    17. 18. To whom were these questions addressed B.G.?
    18. 19. To whom were these questions addressed B.G.? (before Google)
    19. 20. What does all this mean?
    20. 21. The traditional (distance) university is being chiseled away by new structures and business models… What does all this mean?
    21. 31. Summing Up • Major changes underway • Diversification of providers • Growth of private provision • New ‘normal’ of online delivery
    22. 32. • Major changes underway • Diversification of providers • Growth of private provision • New ‘normal’ of online delivery We need to understand why we offer distance education Summing Up Fundamental question:
    23. 33. Summing Up

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