Date of Award
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Higher education is undergoing rapid changes brought about by the ongoing financial crisis, globalization, and the rapid advancement of information technology. This scholarly personal narrative will apply assemblage theory and system dynamics to analyze the financial, cultural, and political constraints hampering change processes at traditional institutions of higher learning. Using this analysis as a starting point, the author will describe an open learning organization that addresses these issues, and how these principles have been applied to create Oplerno, LLC.–a new kind of higher educational institution.
Number of Pages
Skiff, Robert Austin, "Challenges To Building An Open Learning Organization In Higher Education: A Scholarly Personal Narrative" (2016). Graduate College Dissertations and Theses. 585.