The self-organizing University: Designing the higher education organization for quality learning and teaching

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Abstract

This book challenges the orthodoxy of learning and teaching in higher education with an original change approach entitled the Self-Organizing University (SOU). It assists universities build a comprehensive model of learning and teaching at whole-of-organization scale. The chapters demonstrate how a Self-Organizing University can create:

• measurable learning and teaching standards;
• student centered program development;
• enhanced faculty professional growth and career trajectory;
• more efficient and effective organizational design;
• better feedback;
• powerful use of technologies;
• a legitimate connection between quality and productivity.

Each chapter includes case examples derived from practical experience that situate the key ideas and concepts in the real day-to-day work of universities. The role of leadership in creating and sustaining a self-organizing university is also a key focus. The chapters target leadership practices that improve learning and teaching quality and productivity and assist universities realize their goals and aspirations for maximizing student learning.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherSpringer
Number of pages192
ISBN (Electronic)9789811049170
ISBN (Print)9789811049163
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 07 Jul 2017

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