A community development model of change: the role of teaching and learning centres

Hunt, Lynne (2006) A community development model of change: the role of teaching and learning centres. In: The realities of change in higher education: interventions to promote learning and teaching. Staff and educational development series . Taylor & Francis (Routledge), Abingdon, Oxon, UK, pp. 64-77. ISBN 9780415385817; 9780203969656.

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[From Introduction]: This case study shows how a community development model of change management may be applied to the promotion of teaching and learning in universities. In so doing, it addresses the change-agency role of university teaching and learning development centres. The description of steps in the change management process provides rich detail of what actually happened in a new teaching centre. A key point is that the promotion of teaching and learning in universities requires organisational reorientation through a process that engages the hearts and minds of staff. In short, process is as important as product. This exploration of an empowenng model of change management raises analytical points about dichotomised perceptions of change, and suggests that a multi-level approach, which includes 'middle-out' change, may be a useful conceptualisation of educational leadership to effect change in teaching and learning in universities.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restrcited access to published version due to publisher's copyright restrictions. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 378.1 Rea. eBook (netLibrary) available via USQ Library catalogue.
Depositing User: ePrints Administrator
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Learning and Teaching Support Unit
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2010 07:24
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 03:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: universities, change management, teaching and learning
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930502 Management of Education and Training Systems
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7203

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