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EDUC 8643 Achieving Coherence in Complex Institutions: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 8643 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Adelman, C. (2008). Accountability "Light": Our Version Is Going the Way of the Dollar vs. the Euro. Liberal Education, 94(4), 6-13.

Argyris, C. (2002). Teaching Smart People How to Learn. Reflections, 4(2), 4-15.

Eckel, P. D. (2000). The role of shared governance in institutional hard decisions: Enabler or antagonist? The Review of Higher Education, 24(1), 15-39.

Keeling, R. P., Underhile, R., & Wall, A. F. (2007). Horizontal and Vertical Structures: The Dynamics of Organization in Higher Education. Liberal Education, 93(4), 22-31.

Kezar, A. (2003). Enhancing Innovative Partnerships: Creating a Change Model for Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration. Innovative Higher Education, 28(2), 137-

Kezar, A. (2005). What Campuses Need to Know about Organizational Learning and the Learning Organization. New Directions for Higher Education, (131), 7-22.

Kezar, A. (2006). Redesigning For Collaboration in Learning Initiatives: An Examination of Four Highly Collaborative Campuses. Journal of Higher Education, 77(5), 804-838.

Kezar, A., & Eckel, P. D. (2002). The effect of institutional culture on change strategies in higher education. Journal of Higher Education, 73(4), 435-460.

Lane, J. E. (2007). The Spider Web of Oversight: An Analysis of External Oversight of Higher Education. Journal of Higher Education, 78(6), 615-644.

Levin, J. S. (1997). The Cultures of the Community College. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

Norris, D., Brodnick, R., Lefrere, P., Gilmour, J., & Baer, L. (2013). Transforming in an age of disruptive change: Part 1: Back to the future, zooming to the present. Planning for Higher Education, 41(2), 18-32.

Norris, D., Brodnick, R., Lefrere, P., Gilmour, J., & Baer, L. (2013). Transforming in an age of disruptive change: Part 2: Getting started, getting it done. Planning for Higher Education, 41(2), 33-55.

Robbins, J. (2008). Toward a Theory of the University: Mapping the American Research University in Space and Time. American Journal of Education, 114(2), 243-272.

Shugart, S. (2013). The challenge to deep change: A brief cultural history of higher education. Planning for Higher Education, 41(2), 7-17. 

Tagg, J. (2007). Double-Loop Learning in Higher Education. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 39(4), 36-41.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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