EFOP 3141 - POLICY STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
This higher education PhD core course is designed to provide students with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to study higher education policy and to conduct, understand, and critique work in the higher education policy arena. The course examines the formation, design, implementation, and evaluation of public policy to introduce students to the nature of educational policy and policy making, and to equip students with a set of skills to build their capacity as independent and critical policy scholars. The course also exposes and engages students in learning about the major policy areas of concern in higher education, including the in-depth analysis of state cases as a way understand how the major policy areas of concern impend on one another and can work at cross-purposes. Designed for PhD students and advanced master's students who have an interest in policy or plan to pursue a PhD, the course assignments are designed to engage students in clearly and critically articulating current policy challenges, proposed solutions, and areas where continued scholarship is needed.
Recent and Upcoming Instructors
Linda Theresa DeAngelo