This topic focuses on the purposes, philosophies and phenomena of higher education from multiple perspectives. Specific attention is paid to the impact of globalisation on higher education in particular to changing policies and practices, marketization and mobility and the opportunities and challenges these present. The relationship between technology, ideas and people is examined, with a focus on emerging trends and implications. Methodologies used in this topic involve student co-creation of the curriculum, portfolio work and active engaged enquiry.
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