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Global Perspectives in Higher Education: Brazil

Examines globalization & higher education in Brazil with comparison to the United States through an historical overview & an analysis of contemporary issues. Students will gain an understanding of the variety of higher education institutions in Brazil (large/small, public/private/religious, etc.) & will become familiar with issues of equity & access, internationalization in higher education, faculty & student mobility, variation among public versus private universities’ economic structures, the role of foreign university partnerships, & other higher education issues. Visits to public & private universities & colleges in Brazil allow students to engage in discussions with directors, faculty members, deans & students.

Course #
HPSE-GE 2153
Units
3
Term
Summer
Department