Transformative Perspectives and Processes in Higher Education by Amber Dailey-HebertTransformative Perspectives and Processes in Higher Education by Amber Dailey-Hebert

Transformative Perspectives and Processes in Higher Education

byAmber Dailey-HebertEditorKay S. Dennis

Hardcover | November 24, 2014

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This book aims to provide insight into the complexities confronting higher education today and to highlight tangible opportunities that exist to address such issues. We are in a constant state of flux and higher education needs to respond in more proactive, intentional and innovative ways to remain a relevant cornerstone to society and culture. The editors begin by asking how our collective reality might change if the complexity and uncertainty surrounding us were embraced and leveraged to serve the learner and society as a whole. They invite the reader to explore collaborative approaches to individualized learning pathways, networked learning and a reimagined ecosystem of academia. The chapters are arranged to inform the reader seeking knowledge on how to 1) reshape and redefine the 21st century university, with its evolving role in these transformative times; 2) design and implement courses that address the changing needs of the university and the non-traditional student; and 3) utilize research on innovative strategies with processes that promote organizational learning. The chapters profile the fluid nature of learning as it evolves in higher education and the workplace, often with a blurred line separating the two environments. Exciting ideas related to heutagogy, problem-based learning, innovative constructivist strategies, authentic learning and self-regulated learning all converge in this volume.

Title:Transformative Perspectives and Processes in Higher EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:253 pagesPublished:November 24, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319092464

ISBN - 13:9783319092461

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: New Opportunities for Development?;Amber Dailey-Hebert and Kay S. Dennis.-Part I: Higher Education Redefined and Broadened .- 2. The Impetus for Change: Why Entrepreneurial Universities will Transform the Future (While Others Will Cease to Exist);Richard Milter.- 3. Challenging the Status Quo: The Influence of Proprietary Learning Institutions on the Shifting Landscape of Higher Education;B. Jean Mandernach, Hank Radda, Scott Greenberger and Krista Forrest.- 4. Heutagogy, Technology, and Lifelong Learning for Professional and Part-Time Learners;Lisa Marie Blaschke and Stewart Hase.- 5. What Can Higher Education Learn from the Workplace?;David Boud and Donna Rooney.- 6. From Envisioning to Managing Educational Development and Organizational Innovation;Katerina Bohle-Carbonell and Amber Dailey-Hebert.-Part II: Curricular Transformations .- 7. Making Students Responsible for Their Learning: Empowering Learners to Build Shared Mental Models;Herco Fonteijn.- 8. Bringing Learning to the Workplace: A Smartphone App for Reflection and Increased Authenticity of Learning;Karen Könings and Wim Gijselaers.- 9. From Challenge to Advantage: Innovating the Curriculum Across Geographic Boundaries;Natalia Timus.- 10. The Potential of Communities of Learning for Dual Career PhD Programs - A Case Study;Martin Rehm and Mindel van de Laar.- 11. Recommendations from Instructors for Adopting Successful Online Learning;Maike Gerken and Therese Grohnert.-Part III: Looking Ahead: Learning in the Future .- 12. Higher Education Shaping the Unscripted Future: The Imperative to Affirm Human Values in Transformative Times;Laurie N. DiPadova-Stocks.- 13. Higher Education 3.0: Knowmads Create Their Own Value!;John W. Moravec and Ronald van den Hoff.- 14. Transformative Perspectives and Processes in Higher Education: Concluding Thoughts;Kay S. Dennis and Amber Dailey-Hebert.