|其它题名: ||A study on the planning and implementation of internationalization policies at technological universities|
|作者: ||黃家凱;Huang, Chia-kai|
楊朝祥;Yung, Kirby C.
|关键词: ||技專校院;科技大學;國際化;高等教育;Technical and Vocational Education;Technological University;internationalization;Higher education|
|上传时间: ||2010-01-10 23:01:20 (UTC+8)|
|摘要: || 本研究旨在分析我國科技大學國際化策略及實施成效，主要之研究目的有五：一、瞭解我國科技大學國際化之現況；二、探討我國科技大學國際化實施之策略；三、檢視我國科技大學國際化實施之成效；四、分析不同學校背景與環境背景對學校國際化之差異情形；五、針對研究結果，對我國科技大學國際化所產生的問題與衝擊，提出相關改善之建議與方針。|
This study was conducted to at analyze the planning and implementation of internationalization policies at technological universities in Taiwan. There were five major purposes of this study: (1) To understand current internationalization situation of technological universities; (2) To investigate the strategies of internationalization implemented at technological universities; (3) To analyze the planning and implementation of internationalization policies at technological universities; (4) To analyze the influences of institutional factors and environmental factors on internationalization policies implementation; (5) To provide recommendations to promote the degree of internationalization at technological universities.
This study combined with various research methods including literature reviews, quantitative analyses of Taiwan Higher Education Dataset conducted by National Taiwan Normal University and the Survey of Internationalization at Technological Universities conducted by the researcher, and interviews with administrators of internationalization section at technological universities.
Based on the research results, the major conclusions of this study were:
1.The current internationalization at technological universities was well developed and was in multiple directions. However, some institutions were facing problems and challenges.
2.The strategies of internationalization adopted by technological universities were developed in multiple directions, including full participation by institution members, creating internationalized environment, promoting of students’ internationalization by providing financial supports, and estabilishing unique characteristics of each institution.
3.The planning and implementation of internationalization policies at technological universities in Taiwan were well developed and were improving gradually and positively, especially in the students’ internationalization perspective.
4.There were significant correlations between the time for promotinge as technological universities and foreign language project subsidy as well as the number of administrative staff working at internationalization section.
5.Institutional factors, such as institutional locations, the time for promoting as technological universities and the size of the institutions all had significant influences on students’ perspectives of internationalization at universities.
6.Public technological universities’ Faculty members applied more international patents than faculty members from private sector.
7.The number of foreign languages supplementary classes, the amount of foreign language project subsidy, and the number of administrative staff working at internationalization section had significant influences on students’ perspectives of institutional internationalization.
8.The institutions with more number of administrative staff working at internationalization section also had more number of faculty members received their doctoral degrees from foreign countries.
9.To promote internationalization at technological universities, the Ministry of Education should play as a leading role, be more flexible in internationalization subsidy and establishe a standardized evaluation system.
10.To develop the evaluation criteria, not only quantitative data but also qualitative data should be focused.
11.The internationalization should be promoted and implemented as important policies at the national level.