Marketing Strategies for Higher Education Institutions: Technological Considerations and Practices

Marketing Strategies for Higher Education Institutions: Technological Considerations and Practices

Purnendu Tripathi (IGNOU, India) and Siran Mukerji (IGNOU, India)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: May, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 388|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4014-6
ISBN13: 9781466640146|ISBN10: 1466640146|EISBN13: 9781466640153

Description

Although higher education institutes are not typically thought of as a business, colleges and universities utilize marketing strategies in order to compete for students. Information and communication technologies have enhanced and changed the nature and context of communication exchange, allowing for a broader range of competition.

Marketing Strategies for Higher Education Institutions: Technological Considerations and Practices provides different aspects of marketing management and technological innovations in all parts of education, including K-12, non-formal, and distance education. Highlighting research studies, experiences, and cases on educational marketing, this book is essential for educational planners, administrators, researchers, and marketing practitioners involved in all aspects of educational development.

Topics Covered

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

  • Digital service and education
  • Direct Marketing for Educational Programs
  • E-Marketing
  • Educational marketing research
  • Green marketing for education
  • Web 2.0 technologies and educational marketing

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Purnendu Tripathi, an International Research Fellow (2009) of Open University Business School (OUBS) at Open University (UK), has a Ph.D in Management. At Arab Open University (AOU) Saudi Arabia, as a faculty member in Business Administration, he was faculty mentor, programme and course coordinator entrusted with the responsibility of training and development of the faculty members teaching in open and distance learning (ODL) environment, besides his own teaching and research in ODL. Currently, he is serving as one of the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing (IJTEM). He has authored/edited five Teaching Case books on Innovations in Educational Marketing, Interactive Technology Environments, Technology Enhanced Learning, Transnational Learning & Technologically enabled Environments, and Technological Adaptability and Transnational Learning. His current research interests include Higher Education Management, Higher Education Marketing, and Academic Program Life Cycle (APLC). In his parent institution, IGNOU (India), he is Deputy Director, looking after academic management and student support services in open and distance learning.
Siran Mukerji, a Jawahar Lal Nehru scholar for her doctorate in Human Resource Development, also has completed her masters in distance education and public administration. She has been International Research Fellow of Open University Business School (2009) at Open University (UK). At Arab Open University Saudi Arabia, she was a faculty member in Business Administration for three years. She is one of the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing (IJTEM) and Author/Editor of Teaching Case books on Innovations in Educational Marketing, Interactive Technology Environments, Technology Enhanced Learning, Transnational Learning & Technologically enabled Environments, and Technological Adaptability and Transnational Learning. She has contributed articles in standard national and international journals and also presented papers in national and international conferences. Dr. Mukerji is a member of review committees for numerous international conferences and journals. Her current research interests include performance management and HRM in open and distance learning institutions. In her parent institution, IGNOU (India), she is Deputy Director, responsible for student recruitment and related support services management in the present region.

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