ED6005Planning of Organizational Change in Education3 ch
Attempts at innovation in education are affected by the organizational setting in which they take place. This course will examine characteristics of educational organizations which influence such undertakings. Through a review of the literature on organizational change, perspectives for the analysis of innovations and strategies for their initiation will be explored and assessed. These concepts will then be examined in the context of a variety of specific settings. Finally, class participants will be expected to apply insights from the course to the development of plans for innovations relevant to their particular areas of interest and responsibility.