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Agency, context and change in academic development

Land, Ray (2001) Agency, context and change in academic development. International Journal of Academic Development, 6 (1). pp. 4-20. ISSN 1360-144X

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Abstract

This article explores the notions of change that seem to underpin the ways in which academic developers practice within specific organizational contexts and cultures. Drawing on a two-year empirical study across UK institutions it links concepts of change to the different 'orientations' that developers consider appropriate to their strategic terrain. It provides an opportunity for colleagues to examine their own concepts of change and a conceptual tool for auditing the extent to which the approaches adopted in our Units and Centres might appropriately address the cultures and needs of our organizations.

Item type: Article
ID code: 4805
Keywords: change management, academic development, UK, Higher Education, Education
Subjects: Education > Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
Department: Professional Services > Student Experience and Enhancement Services
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    Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
    Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2007
    Last modified: 04 Sep 2014 14:39
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/4805

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