Perspectives on the educational market: universities between virtual campus and education brokers

  • Nowadays information and communication technologies are affecting many aspects of our daily life. Sitting at our home computer we can order products, book flights, transfer money, buy and sell stocks and take online classes of educational institutions at the other end of the world. Maybe one day we will be able to pick any graduate business course at any institution that we like and combine credits of several online universities. Major changes are happening on the educational market. How will the educational market look like in 10 or 20 years? Which path will the traditional universities go from now on and where will they end? And: what are the factors that influence this shift? These are the questions which are addressed in this paper. Some of the analysis presented in this paper is based on papers published by the German Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Heinz Nixdorf Stiftung (Encarnacao/Leidhold/Reuter 2000) and on some English authors (i.e. Daniel 1998) and it summarizes some of their ideas.

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Author:Claudia BremerGND
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2007/03/13
Year of first Publication:2001
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2007/03/13
Page Number:13
An older version of this Paper was presented at the 5th International Science Conference: "Problems of Economic Integration of Ukraine into the European Union: European Studies", 13. - 15. September 2000, Yalta/Phoros, Krim Ukraine. Published in The Herald of the Ternopil Academy of National Economy, 2001
Source:In 'Historical Social Research', Journal of Quantum and Interquant, 2001, Vol. 26, No. 1, p. 155-166
Institutes:Zentrale Einrichtung / Zentrum f├╝r Weiterbildung
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 37 Bildung und Erziehung / 370 Bildung und Erziehung
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht