States Academic Press
Education - Education
Higher education is defined as any type of education provided in post-secondary institutions of learning. Higher education system includes universities and colleges in fields such as law, theology, medicine, business, music, and art. It also includes teacher-training schools, junior colleges and institutes of technology. Some of the upcoming trends in higher education systems are learning from everywhere, replacing lectures with active learning, teaching skills relevant in a changing world, and increasing the use of formative assessment instead of traditional examinations. Learning from everywhere means that the learners are able to learn through a hybrid model, using a combination of virtual and live physical classes. Another important aspect of higher education is the focus on learning skills that are in demand and will help the learners earn well. This book brings forth some future perspectives and unexplored aspects of higher education systems. It will prove to be immensely beneficial to students and researchers in this field.