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Boyer reconsidered : priorities for framing academic work

Savage, Susan M. & Betts, Martin (2005) Boyer reconsidered : priorities for framing academic work. In Brew, Angela & Asmar, Christine (Eds.) Higher Education in a changing world. Research and Development in Higher Education, HERDSA, University of Sydney, Sydney, pp. 462-470.

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the redevelopment of the Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering at Queensland University of Technology. It describes the theoretical framework upon which reconceptualisation for redevelopment was based and outlines some of the outcomes that have emerged through implementation of the model for change which developed. What emerges is a Faculty committed to transformational cultural change based on a principled set of ideas about the future of built environment and engineering education. These ideas have been caste against well-known and scholarly views of the project of higher education; the works of Ernest Boyer and Burton Clark have been relied upon to provide theoretical foundation to the shaping of the Faculty's future. Boyer's four scholarships are here reconsidered and remapped over Burton Clark's ideas about successful entrepreneurial universities. Together these sources point to the development of an integrated community of scholars where the role of leadership is to provide what Boyer called the scholarship of integration.

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ID Code: 20880
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: organizational change, higher education leadership, scholarship of integration, HERN
ISSN: 01556223
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900) > Built Environment and Design not elsewhere classified (129999)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development (130202)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Deposited On: 15 Jun 2009 11:01
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:10

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