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Glen Jones is a member of the Higher Education Group in the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education at the University of Toronto. The Group coordinates a range of specialized courses and programs in the field of higher education leading to M.Ed., M.A., Ed.D., and Ph.D. degrees. Additional information on these programs can be obtained from the OISE Registrar’s Office. Glen teaches a number of graduate courses, including:

LHA1803: Recurring Isses in Postsecondary Education

An examination of some of the many issues that have been characteristic of postsecondary education in the past and are likely to continue to be faced in the future.

TPS1806: Systems of Higher Education
A comparative description and analysis of tertiary-level systems of education with special attention to their structure and governance and the relevant features of the societies in which they operate.

TPS1819: Governance in Higher Education
This course addresses the arrangements for governance in higher education. It examines formal models and theories of governance; the legal and institutional framework of higher education governance; the role and characteristics of higher education intermediary bodies, governing boards, and academic senates and their relationships to one another; and current challenges and issues pertaining to university and community college governance.

TPS1821: Institutional Differentiation in Postsecondary Education
This course will examine the nature of institutional differentiation in postsecondary education, theories which have been advanced to explain observed trends and patterns in institutional differentiation, and policy implications. Particular attention will be given to the following distinctions: degree and non-degree; public and private; comprehensive and special mission; education sector and non-education sector; traditional and nontraditional; and teaching centered and learning centered. The course will look also at comparative study of institutions as an analytical tool in the study of postsecondary education.


In addition to teaching courses, Glen devotes considerable attention to supervising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students, many of whom become involved with his research projects.

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