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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