EDUC 961
Educational Governance, Reform and Diversity
An examination of a body of literature on university and college organization, administrtion, and governance that places these institutions in a political economic context: topics include the marketization and privatization of higher education, business-like behaviors in higher education institutions, and globalization and global forces that impact institutions, as well as neo-liberalism regarded by scholars as the ideology that is directing change in higher education.


Harbour Centre & Kamloops cohorts - Summer 2005

Group paper: Renewal of the Unspoken Compact: Counteracting the Impacts of Globalization on Higher Education
Presented at 2006 Hawaii International Conference on Education

Week One

Dr. John S. Levin
Phone: (919) 513-1285
Fax: (919) 515-6305
College of Education, Poe Hall 300 Campus Box 7801
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7801

Texts and readings

Fisher, D., & Rubenson, K. (1998). The changing political economy: The private and public lives of Canadian n universities. In J. Currie & J. Newson, J. (Eds.), Universities and globalization, pp. 77-98. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Levin, J. (2001). Globalizing the community college: Strategies for change in the twenty-first century. New York: Palgrave.
Marginson, S., & Considine, M. (2000). The enterprise university: Power, governance and reinvention in Australia. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Slaughter, S., (1998). National higher education policies in a global economy. In J. Currie & J. Newson, J. (Eds.), Universities and globalization, pp. 45-70. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Slaughter, S., & Leslie, L. (1997). Academic capitalism: Politics, policies, and the entrepreneurial university. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Slaughter, S., & Rhoades, G. (2004). Academic capitalism and the new economy: Markets, state, and higher education. Baltimore, Maryland: The Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 181-206 and 279-304.

Weeks Two and Three

Dr. Peter Grimmett, Professor and Associate Dean
Director, Institute for Studies in Teacher Education
Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University
Grimmett@sfu.ca

Dr. Bruce Beairsto, Superintendent
Richmond School District
bbeairsto@richmond.sd38.bc.ca

Readings:

Deal, T.E. & Peterson, K.D. (1999). Shaping school culture: The heart of leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Gutmann, A. & Thompson, D. (1996). Democracy and disagreement. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

And other related articles.