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American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(17), 1231-1237
DOI: 10.12691/education-4-17-7
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Quality of Education Distinctive Multi-Dimensional Trends: The Real and Viable Transnational Prospects for Brazil and United States’ Higher Education

Antonio José Müller1 and Cesar Augusto Rossatto2,

1Departament of Education, Universidade Regional de Blumenau, Blumenau, Brazil

2Department of Teacher Education, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, USA

Pub. Date: November 14, 2016

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Antonio José Müller and Cesar Augusto Rossatto. Quality of Education Distinctive Multi-Dimensional Trends: The Real and Viable Transnational Prospects for Brazil and United States’ Higher Education. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(17):1231-1237. doi: 10.12691/education-4-17-7


Knowledge studied in academia is mostly inherited from the northern hemisphere and little is said of the southern contribution. Without a doubt, United States has left a remarkable legacy in higher education, once Brazil currently manifest restlessness, longings, and recent remarkable growth. Brazil built several new public universities and invested in financial incentive programs to enhance educational outcomes. Brazil takes refuge in international support instead of seeking to foster and strengthen internal talent or even attract talent from abroad, which United States has done for years. Thus, this article presents important characteristics of American higher education system and compare it to Brazilian’s. Based on an international comparative study, this article uses distinctive analysis of higher education development and its potential to advance quality of education in general. It also examines and discusses the real and viable possibility for Brazilian higher education improvement opportunities based on North American academic experiences.

Brazilian and American Higher Education quality of education comparative international study critical transnational analysis

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