2009 Winter Forum

  • Forum magazine
  • Publication date
    December 2009

This issue features the 2009 EAIE Annual Conference report; a fascinating interview with polar explorer and environmentalist, Robert Swan; and a report on the rebuilding process of Rwanda’s higher education and questioning whether higher education is recession proof.

Table of contents

02 Editorial – Michael Cooper

06 Member News – EAIE

07 An inspired view of the world – Ruth Graf
The EAIE 2010 Professional Development Programme

08 Books and websites

09 Going digital
Journal of Studies in International Education

10 SAINTS – Bengt Nilsson & Frank Wittmann
Get to know the SAINTs

12 Mission Impossible? – Elise Kuurstra
In conversation with explorer Robert Swan

16 Happy Campus – Michael Woolf
The ins and outs of student happiness

18 Recession at the gate – Mervin Bakker
Higher education and the economic crisis

22 Rebuilding Rwanda – Hélène Bernot Ullerö
Implementing Bologna reforms in Rwanda

26 A pattern for change – Kees Kouwenaar
European development projects

28 An asset to the faculty – Robert Coelen
The untapped marketing potential of academics

30 Introducing Brazil – Maria Inês Marcondes, Rosa Marina de Brito Meyer
The Brazilian higher education system

33 l’Atlantic, c’est chic
Discover Nantes, the City of Dukes

40 A Happening in Disguise – Bjørn Einar Aas
The President’s report

42 Connecting continents: connecting people – Lisa MacPherson
The conference evaluation

44 Keynotes
Madrid keynote speakers      

46 Reflections across the pond
The 5th joint AIEA/EAIE Transatlantic Dialogue

47 A new Camelot
The roundtable on research of international education

50 And the award goes to…
The EAIE awards, poster sessions and contest winners

58 Professional Sections – Andy Nicol, Sabine Pendl, Elke van der Valk, Marjo van der Valk-Kuijper
M&R, LICOM, EDC and EMPLOI report on Madrid

62 Talking heads – EAIE
An interview with Maurits van Rooijen

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