ERIC Number: EJ1043676
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Sustained Change: Institutionalizing Interdisciplinary Graduate Education
Borrego, Maura; Boden, Daniel; Newswander, Lynita K.
Journal of Higher Education, v85 n6 p858-885 Nov-Dec 2014
We employ Scott's three pillars of institutions (regulative, normative, and cultural-cognitive) to investigate how higher education organizations change to support interdisciplinary graduate education. Using document analysis and case study approaches, we illustrate how strategies which address both policies and cultural norms are most successful.
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Educational Change, Financial Support, Educational Policy, Organizational Change, Program Implementation, Content Analysis, Case Studies, Grants, Change Agents, Interviews, Observation, Comparative Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: EEC-0643107