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Sustained Change: Institutionalizing Interdisciplinary Graduate Education

Sustained Change: Institutionalizing Interdisciplinary Graduate Education We employ Scott's three pillars of institutions (regulative, normative, and cultural-cognitive) to investigate how higher education organizations change to support interdisciplinary graduate education. Using document analysis and case study approaches, we illustrate how strategies which address both policies and cultural norms are most successful. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Higher Education Taylor & Francis

Sustained Change: Institutionalizing Interdisciplinary Graduate Education

Sustained Change: Institutionalizing Interdisciplinary Graduate Education

The Journal of Higher Education , Volume 85 (6): 28 – Nov 1, 2014

Abstract

We employ Scott's three pillars of institutions (regulative, normative, and cultural-cognitive) to investigate how higher education organizations change to support interdisciplinary graduate education. Using document analysis and case study approaches, we illustrate how strategies which address both policies and cultural norms are most successful.

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright 2014 The Ohio State University
ISSN
1538-4640
eISSN
0022-1546
DOI
10.1080/00221546.2014.11777350
Publisher site
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Abstract

We employ Scott's three pillars of institutions (regulative, normative, and cultural-cognitive) to investigate how higher education organizations change to support interdisciplinary graduate education. Using document analysis and case study approaches, we illustrate how strategies which address both policies and cultural norms are most successful.

Journal

The Journal of Higher EducationTaylor & Francis

Published: Nov 1, 2014

Keywords: funding; graduate education; interdisciplinary; institutionalization

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