Higher Education Excellence for Development in the Islamic World
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Higher Education Excellence for Development in the Islamic World

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This book discusses higher education excellence for development in the Islamic world. Worldwide, higher education is changing, and many higher education institutions and national systems are in a state of important transition. It is both exciting and unsettling that new educational models and means of delivering educational programs and services are evolving at all levels of higher education.

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HIGHER EDUCATION EXCELLENCE FOR DEVELOPMENT IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD
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HIGHER EDUCATION EXCELLENCE FOR DEVELOPMENT IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD th Proceedings of the 15 IAS Science Conference on Higher Education Excellence for Development in the Islamic World, organised in Ankara, Turkey; 7-10 November 2006 Edited by Mehmet Ergin and Moneef R. Zou’bi Published by Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) Amman, Jordan. Publication sponsored by Islamic Development Bank OPEC Fund for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. International Development  Vienna, Austria.
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Copyright © Islamic World Academy of Sciences, Amman, Jordan; 2009. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the explicit permission of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS). First published in 2009 by Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) PO Box 830036 Zahran Amman 11183 – Jordan. Telephones: + 962655 22 104 + 9626552 33 85 Fax: + 962655 11 803 Email: secretariat@ias-worldwide.org ias@go.com.jo Web Page : http://www.iasworldwide.org Type-setting at the Secretariat of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences, Amman, Jordan. Printed in Jordan by the National Printing Press Company, Amman. Jordan National Library Classification Deposit Number: 3050/9/2007. Descriptors:\ Higher Education Quality of Education//Islamic World\ ISBN 978-9957-412-18-0 Price: US$ 30-00. The views expressed in this book are of the authors, and not necessarily of the editors, the Council or the General Assembly of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS). The Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS), by providing a free forum for the exchange of scientific opinion and being an international non-political organisation, does not hold itself responsible for the statements made or ideas expressed by the contributors. Cover design By Abdellatif Bouab.
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CONTENTSContents ........................................................................................................................................ Preface ........................................................................................................................................... Acknowledgements ................................................................................................................ Sponsors of the IAS 2006 Conference ……………………….................................... IAS Ankara Declaration .........................................................................................…......... Conference Report .................................................................................................................. PART ONE: STATEMENTS AT THE INAUGURAL SESSION Message of His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey ........................................................................................................................................... Message of His Excellency General Pervez Musharraf, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and Patron of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences ............................................................................................................ Message of His Royal Highness Prince El-Hassan Ibn Talal of Jordan, Founding Patron of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences ....................... Address of His Excellency Prof. Abdul Salam Majali, President of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences ........................................................................... Message of H E Prof. Ekmeleddinİhsanoglu, Secretary General, Organization of Islamic Conference ............................................................................. Address of Prof.İhsan Doğramaci, President, Bilkent University…...........
PART TWO: THE KEYNOTES
Changes in the Educational Landscape of Turkey: The Past 25 Years İhsan Doğramaci Goals of Higher Education: Knowledge and Critical Foresight, Leading to Societal Responsibility ................................................................................................... Richard R. Ernst What is What in S&T and Higher Education in the Arab Region for 2006 ................................................................................................................................................. Adnan Badran University Reform For S&T Capacity Building ................................................... Ibrahim Badran and Ali Hebeish Science and Technology for Development of the OIC and Pakistan…..… Atta-ur-Rahman
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The Bologna Process ............................................................................................................. Ignaz Bender Science Education: a Worldwide Concern ................................................................ Yves Quere st Agenda for Change for Higher Education in the 21 Century: Lessons for the Islamic Countries ..................................................................................................... Abdel Moneim Osman PART THREE: HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH Higher Medical Education in Turkey: Towards Excellence ………………... Sinasi Ozsoylu, Naci Bor and Ugur Dilmen Creating Centres of Excellence in Islamic Countries: Tapping Expatriate Talent ......................................................................................................................Ahmad Shamsul-Islam Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Developing Countries: Do Higher Education System Produce the STI Knowledge Professionals? ............................................................................................................................ Lee Yee Cheong Selangor as a Model of a Developed and Progressive Islamic State of Malaysia in Education and Research ........................................................................... Abdel Latif Ibrahim Active Learning in Physics: A Way for Education and Development ...... Zohra Ben Lakhdar Data Banks and Databases for Concerted Progress, International Information Exchange and Special Advanced Education ……………...……. Syed M. Qaim Research Oriented Curricula ............................................................................................ Qurashi Ali PART FOUR: HIGHER EDUCATION: GAUGING EXCELLENCERanking, and Evaluation of Universities Worldwide and the Implications for Universities in OIC-Member Countries: Some Methodological Considerations ....................................................................................... Mohd Hazim Shah
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