Resistance to innovation in higher education a social psychological exploration focused on television and the establishment by Richard I. Evans

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • Educational innovations -- United States.,
  • Television in higher education -- United States.

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Bibliography: p. [183]-188.

Book details

Statement[by] Richard I. Evans in collaboration with Peter K. Leppmann. Foreword by Nevitt Sanford.
SeriesThe Jossey-Bass series in higher education, Jossey-Bass series in higher education
ContributionsLeppmann, Peter K.
LC ClassificationsLB1044.7 .E89
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 198 p.
Number of Pages198
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Open LibraryOL17757562M

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Part 1: Resistance to innovation in higher education --Theories of innovation --Research setting for innovation --Profile of a university faculty --Professors and instructional television --Pro-ITV and anti-ITV professors --Changes in attitude toward innovation --Views from nine universities --Overview: major variables and future research.

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The good news, as we discovered in writing a book, Learning Innovation and the Future of Higher Education, is that an ever-increasing number of colleges and universities are moving beyond the stages of learning innovation theater.

Having learned from the disappointments of technologically driven initiatives and educational outsourcing, most. The innovation thus appeared poised to be a true game changer. However, in mid, Apple's chief executive officer, acknowledged that Apple Watch had not.

A MODEL OF INNOVATION RESISTANCE. Ram, University of Arizona [I wish to thank Jagdish N. Sheth and ACR reviewers for their comments and suggestions on an earlier draft of this manuscript.] The vast literature on innovations has predominantly restricted itself to the adoption and diffusion perspectives (Gatignon & Robertson, ).

Design Thinking for Higher Education. To meet the challenges of a new era, universities should redesign their core functions while also creating capacities to reach emerging and underserved markets.

Open access to this article is made possible by BYU-Pathway Worldwide & ASU's Center for Organization Research and Design. When consumers resist adopting an innovation because it requires them to alter established habits, the innovation is called a resistant innovation.

Uses a study involving the diffusion of screwcap wine closures in three countries--Australia, New Zealand, and the United States--to analyze strategies for marketing a resistant innovation.

In higher education we still have time to make the necessary changes, but we are running out of road, and the changes to how Generation Z students (born after ) think about university education and interact socially pose us with the first major challenge to the.

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Disruptive innovation is an appealing notion for those frustrated by higher education's glacial pace of change, high price, resistance to new technology, frequent solipsism, and poor customer service (the fact that the last phrase can't be used on most campuses is itself telling).

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Therefore, innovation seems to be a good field where I can apply my classroom learning. So what exactly is innovation resistance.

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