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Paul, Mary Jae – Innovative Higher Education, 2003
Proposes the application of an action-knowledge conceptual framework to explore why money and policy change are not enough to create campus environments where multiculturalism enhances student learning. Asserts that Argyris' (1985) notion of double-loop learning recognizes the necessity for "actionable" knowledge to be instilled in…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Environment, Cultural Pluralism, Higher Education
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Mewborn, Denise S.; Beckmann, Sybilla; Davion, Victoria; Desmet, Christy; Hudson-Ross, Sally; Oliver, Jenny Penney; Preissle, Judith; Ruppersburg, Hugh – Innovative Higher Education, 2002
Describes the University of Georgia's Deans' Forum, a group of approximately 30 faculty members who have engaged in collaborative work on issues of teacher education for over 4 years. Discusses its design, activities, and impact, and elements necessary to sustain it. (EV)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Collegiality, Faculty Development, Higher Education
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Gumport, Patricia J. – Innovative Higher Education, 2001
Offers critical reflection on higher education's past, describing some macro trends affecting public higher education in the United States and the responses by public research universities in particular. Briefly considers how technological innovations may reshape the academic future, and concludes with suggestions for how campus leaders might…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Trends, Higher Education
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Levine, Arthur – Innovative Higher Education, 2001
Discusses how five powerful forces have the capacity to reshape higher education: the rise of an information economy, changing demographics, new technologies, privatization of higher education, and a convergence of knowledge producing organizations. Describes possible consequences of these forces, including a greatly expanded and more diverse set…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Population Trends
Swaffield, Bruce C. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Reviews the history of the University Without Walls concept of continuing and adult education from its inception in 1981 to the current activities of the International Council for Innovation in Higher Education (ICIE). Identifies current issues, including technology and improving access to continuing education for adults throughout the world. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Students, Continuing Education
Birchall, David – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Examines the use of information and communications technology (ICT) within higher education, using primarily the experience of Henley Management College (United Kingdom). Discusses the potential of ICT, the role of technology in education, reengineering management education, technology and management learning, and teaching using technology. (DB)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Business Administration Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
Hoshman, A. Reza – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Examines ethical issues in computer technology in a global context by comparing lessons from the green revolution with the current information revolution. Identifies issues, such as inappropriate world views offered by Western software to developing nations and the need for culturally sensitive approaches to technological literacy. Identifies…
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Computer Literacy, Cultural Differences, Developing Nations
Johnson, Daniel M. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Discusses the growth of metropolitan universities as an emerging model of higher education, noting their key characteristics and their history and philosophy (as codified in the "Declaration of Metropolitan Universities" of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities). Identifies current issues and challenges related to students,…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends, Higher Education
Selman, Victor; Selman, Jerry – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Presents a learning system paradigm which uses a multiplicity of toys and simulated models to reinforce concepts in business management and production. Describes concrete learning tools and experiences for each component of a proposed instructional paradigm: measurement, efficacy, data development, imagery and integration, computerization,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Concept Formation, Higher Education, Instructional Materials
Hashimota, Kiyota – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Considers some frightening facets of the Internet that cannot in principle be solved with mere technological advances, including: (1) the overwhelming amount of information; (2) the relative lack of authoritative information; and (3) a general lack of explanation for individuals using the Internet. Urges higher education institutions to foster…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Higher Education, Information Theory, Internet
King, Jeff – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Urges distance educators to pay more attention to planning proper student interactions with "wetware," the internal processing/storage/retrieval systems and strategies used by the distance education learner. Notes that while hardware and software have developed, there has been little research into the differing learning styles of distance…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Media
Ansalone, George – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Briefly reviews the history of the adult education movement and responses by higher education to the influx of nontraditional older students, such as open admissions, career-oriented programs, evening and weekend divisions, and distance education delivery options such as Web-based modules. Stresses the importance of assessing and accommodating…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, College Students, Delivery Systems
Lick, Dale W. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Proposes a new vision of higher education for the "Age of Transformation." Suggests that the primary issue facing higher education is the need to initiate, implement, and manage meaningful, planned change. Offers an expanded view of strategic planning, contrasting the traditional teaching paradigm with a learning paradigm. Stresses that managing…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Futures (of Society), Higher Education
Swaffield, Bruce C. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Examines trends in the increasing partnerships between industry and institutions of higher education in light of the mission and activities of the International Council for Innovation in Higher Education (ICIE). Cites examples of such partnerships involving various industries and types of institutions. Stresses the need for colleges and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Institutional Mission
Swaffield, Bruce C. – International Journal of Innovative Higher Education, 1999
Reviews the history of the International Council for Innovation in Higher Education, including its origins as the University Without Walls International Council, its early meetings and publications, and its name change to reflect its expanding mission. Reports on a survey of ICIE members and conference participants concerning future priorities.…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Global Approach
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