—Transnational education is becoming a popular
form of international higher education cooperation since late
1990s. Many universities from the developed nations are
increasingly focusing on entrepreneurial activities by exporting
their higher education to those developing societies with the
exceed demands for higher education. Along with the recent
innovations in information and communication technology, the
international mobility of programs and institutions on a large
scale since 1990s is becoming a special phenomenon while
students mobility is continuing to grow in international higher
education. As a form of academic mobility and market driven
educational activity, transitional education is following the
same pattern as international student mobility the major
English speaking countries, such as UK, USA and Australia, are
the primary and key service providers. However, the rising of
regional hubs along with the entry of those countries without
colonial and linguistic background like Taiwan is changing the
landscape of transnational higher education.
—AInternational higher education,
transnational education, offshore program, modes of delivery,
Pi-Yun Chen is with the Graduate School of Finance, Shu-Te University,
Taiwan (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Pi-Yun Chen, "Transnational Education: Trend, Modes of Practices and Development," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 8, pp. 634-637, 2015.