Handbook of Research on Challenges and Opportunities in Launching a Technology-Driven International University

Handbook of Research on Challenges and Opportunities in Launching a Technology-Driven International University

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: February, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 420
ISBN13: 9781522562559|ISBN10: 1522562559|EISBN13: 9781522562566|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6255-9


The global digital economy continues to demand the need for educated and highly trained professionals, requiring higher learning institutions to provide accessible technology-driven experience to prepare future leaders effectively. However, there are challenges involved in creating a robust curriculum and recruiting top-notch faculty all over the world while also meeting the academic criteria to offer effective academic programs and degrees to students.

The Handbook of Research on Challenges and Opportunities in Launching a Technology-Driven International University is a pivotal reference source that provides empirical and theoretical research focused on the effective construction of technology-driven higher learning international universities. While highlighting topics such as accelerated and innovative curriculum, recruitment of international faculty, on-campus development, and distance learning systems, this publication explores the financial and economic impacts of launching a university, and the methods of how to identify the appropriate locale for universities and/or branch campuses that will ideally complement the local interest of business sectors within the selected location. This book is ideally designed for entrepreneurs, practitioners, academicians, administrators, government officials, researchers, and consultants.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Accelerated and Innovative Curriculum
  • Blended Learning Programs
  • Curriculum Development
  • Distance Learning System
  • Educational Administration and Leadership
  • Educational Marketing Techniques
  • Environmental Sensitivity
  • On-Campus Development
  • Online Education
  • Recruitment of International Faculty

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global (www.igi-global.com). He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) (www.irma-international.org) and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation (www.world-forgotten-children.org). He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.