ERIC Number: ED457763
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding and Facilitating Change in Higher Education in the 21st Century. ERIC Digest.
This digest focuses on providing the reader several key insights into the change process in higher education by: (1) presenting a common language for organizational change; (2) describing the multidisciplinary research base on change; (3) highlighting the distinct characteristics of higher education institutions and how this might influence the change process; (4) reviewing models and concepts of organizational change derived within higher education, comparing and contrasting different approaches; and (5) providing principles for change based on a synthesis of research within higher education. (Contains 16 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Research, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Interdisciplinary Approach, Organizational Change
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Graduate School of Education and Human Development.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Washington, DC.