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Private universities as a Working Place through the Eyes of Academics

Private universities as a Working Place through the Eyes of Academics

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This qualitative study, which is based on interviews, describes the effects of globalization on academic profession in private universities in Turkey. The issues of academic freedom, university-private sector partnership, massification and the very impacts of them on academic profession are evaluated via semi-structured interviews.Initially, this thesis draws the picture of the rise of private higher education in the world and in the developing countries by focusing on the relation between globalization and universities. In the second place, academics that are the cogwheel of universities are discussed in relation to the changes they experience in their working place. Then, the attitudes of academics towards these changes in private higher education system are categorized under two main sides.The first side of the changes experienced by academics working in private universities is positive. Thus, in relation to their comments on the questions, their perception about working in a private university is evaluated. The second side of the changes that they undergo is adverse. Hence, the challenges working in a private university are discussed.