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ERIC Number: EJ1019548
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1741-1432
Organizational Culture and Instructional Innovations in Higher Education: Perceptions and Reactions of Teachers and Students
Zhu, Chang; Engels, Nadine
Educational Management Administration & Leadership, v42 n1 p136-158 Jan 2014
This study examines teachers' and students' perceptions of the organizational culture of their universities and their views about and reactions to instructional innovations with regard to student-centred learning, collaborative learning and use of innovative educational technologies. Six Chinese universities were involved and in total 1051 students and teachers participated in a survey study. The results show that features of organizational culture affect students' and teachers' perceived need for innovation, their views about innovative approaches to instruction, responsiveness to instructional innovations and the perceived implementation level of educational innovations. In addition, differences among teachers and students and among the institutions were examined and discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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