Canadian University Federation and Affiliation Arrangements
Kenneth Roy Bonin, Glen Jones and Pat Moore have completed a study of federation and affiliation arrangments in Canadian higher education. This work was recently featured in University Affairs.
Generational Change and Academic Work
Monica Marquina and Glen Jones guest edited a special issue of Studies in Higher Education entitled "Generational Change and Academic Work." The issue was published in October, 2015.
Governance of Higher Education: Global Perspectives, Theories and Practices by Ian Austin and Glen A. Jones has just been been released by Routledge. The book is designed to provide an overview of key theories and concepts related to the governance of higher education from an international perspective. The book can be ordered from Amazon.ca or other book stores.
Research in Colleges: Challenges and Opportunities
On Wednesday, September 30 the Centre for the Study of Canadian and International Higher Education at OISE joined with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), and the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) to host a free, half-day research policy symposium. This event explored the development of research in colleges in Canada, Australia and England. It provided an opportunity for institutional leaders and practitioners, policy makers, funding bodies and government agencies to share experiences and learn from each other about how to develop and implement applied research. Each panel consisted of speakers from Canada, Australia and England. More information can be found here.
Enrolment and Funding: Recurring Themes in Ontario Higher Education Policy
This one-day symposium took place on Friday, May 15, 2015. Click here for more information
"The 'invisible' sector: Private higher education in Canada (by Sharon X. Li and Glen A. Jones) has just been published in Private higher education: A global perspective (edited by K.M. Joshi and S. Paivandi) by B. R. Publishing (Delhi, India). A free preprint version of the chapter can be found here.
Building and Strengthening Policy Research Capacity: Key Issues in Canadian Higher Education was just published in Studies in Higher Education. This paper was originally presented at the first global meeting of heads of higher education research centers held in Shanghai in 2013.
The "Other" University Teachers: Non-Full-Time Instructors at Ontario Universities was published by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario in 2014. This study, by Cynthia C. Field, Glen A. Jones, Grace Karram Stephenson, and Artur Khoyetsyan, focused on sessional and graduate instructors employed at Ontario universities through an analysis of collective agreements and publicly available institutional data. The project was a component of HEQCO's policy research initiative designed to provide students with higher education research experience and other professional development opportunities.
"An Introduction to Higher Education in Canada" by Glen Jones was just published in a volume entitled Higher Education Across Nations edited by K. M. Joshi and Saeed Paivandi and published in India by B. R. Publishing (Delhi). A author archived version of the paper can be found here. Information on purchasing the 2 volume set can be found here.