The Self-organizing University: Designing the Higher Education Organization for Quality Learning and Teaching (Hardback)Alan Bain (author)
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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.
Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 4757 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2017
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