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Higher education research and evaluation
Professor Paul Trowler
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Change and the implementation of higher education policy particularly at institutional and departmental level. My research and evaluation work focuses especially on the significance of disciplinary and contextually-specific locations for leadership and change management. I have a particular interest in academic staff and organizational learning as they relate to the enhancement of teaching and learning in higher education.
PhD Supervision Interests
Higher education policy-making and policy implementation; The analysis of organisational and professional cultures in universitities, particularly as they relate to change-management processes; The reception and impact in differing social contexts of learning, teaching and assessment policies and practices; Discourse and identities in higher education; ethnographic research methodologies.
Paul is an elected Fellow of the Society for Research into Higher Education. He is a member of the Higher Education Academy and an active member of international organizations involved in higher education research and evaluation.
I engage in research, evaluation and development work with universities and higher education funding and policy bodies across the world, most recently in South Africa, Sweden, Chile, Italy, Norway, Australia and Ireland.
I have Management Team responsibility for research across the Department of Educational Research and chair the Department's Research Committee.
Current Research and Writing includes:
Policy, Change and Organisational Development module, Doctoral Programme, Educational Research (Convenor)
Technology Enhanced Learning Doctoral Programme methodology module
Supervisor to numerous PhD students
Research Director for the Department
Website for research students
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