ERIC Number: ED462050
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Higher Education Policy and Institutional Change: Intentions and Outcomes in Turbulent Environments.
Trowler, Paul R., Ed.
The chapters in this collection focus on three levels of analysis of higher education: national policymaking, institutional strategy, and the ground level of departments and individual academics. Examples from various countries are analyzed in light of recent theoretical understandings of the policy process. The chapters are: (1) Introduction: Higher Education Policy, Institutional Change (Paul R. Trowler); (2) Explaining Change in Higher Education Policy (Ivar Bleiklie); (3) The Role of Different Groups in Policy-Making and Implementation: Institutional Politics and Policy-Making (Maurice Kogan); (4) Access and Recruitment: Institutional Policy in Widening Participation (Brenda Morgan-Klein and Mark Murphy); (5) Resources in the Management of Change in Higher Education (Rachel Johnson); (6) The Unintended Consequences of Deregulation: Australian Higher Education in the Marketplace (Di Adams); (7) A Comedy of Manners: Quality and Power in Higher Education (Louise Morley); and (8) Exploring the Implementation Gap: Theory and Practices in Change Interventions (Paul R. Trowler and Peter T. Knight). Each chapter contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Higher Education, International Education, Political Influences, Social Influences, Strategic Planning
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Note: Published by both the Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press.