In recent years, U.S. colleges and universities have begun to extend their international presence through different models of cross-border higher education. This research explores three models of U.S. higher education in Panama City, Panama: a branch campus, a franchise model and merger/acquisition models. Using a qualitative approach, this study included a year of document analysis, classroom observations, interviews, and focus groups. Using the lens of academic capitalism, the findings place the different models along a continuum of neoliberalism and the public good.
|School:||University of Georgia|
|School Location:||United States -- Georgia|
|Source:||DAI-A 75/04(E), Dissertation Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Higher Education Administration, Latin American Studies, Higher education|
|Keywords:||Academic capitalism, Branch campus, Cross-borders, For-profit education, Panama|
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