Book Chapter

Monitoring the Internationalisation of Higher Education: Are there Useful Quantitative Performance Indicators?

KL Krause, H Coates, R James

International Perspectives on Higher Education Research | Published : 2005


Our objective in this chapter is to examine the issues associated with measuring and evaluating the internationalisation of universities. To this end, we propose and critically examine a preliminary framework for categorising potential indicators for monitoring the nature and extent of institutional internationalisation. Our work draws from the Australian situation and the observation that, despite the explicit goal of internationalisation for many universities, there have been few reports of efforts to develop performance indicators in this area. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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