What is Arizona State University a case of? Essay review of The fifth wave: The evolution of American higher education

Sherman Dorn

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Crow, M. M., & Dabars, W. B. (2020). The fifth wave: The evolution of American higher education. Johns Hopkins University Press. 456 + xiii pp. ISBN 1-978-1-4214-3802-3.


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Colyvas, J., Crow, M. C., Gelijns, A., Mazzoleni, R., Nelson, R. R., Rosenberg, N., & Sampat, B. N. (2002). How do university inventions get into practice?. Management Science, 48(1), 61-72.

Crow, M. C. (2002, November). A new American university: The new gold standard. Retrieved from https://provost.asu.edu/sites/default/files/page/2532/evpp-a_new_american_university-2017.pdf

Crow, M. C. (2004, April). One university in many places: Transitional design to twenty-first century excellence. The president’s response to the university provost’s recommendations regarding the university design team report. Retrieved from https://live-newamericanuniversity.ws.asu.edu/sites/default/files/udtwhitepaper.pdf

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Labaree, D. F. (2017). A perfect mess: The unlikely ascendancy of American higher education. University of Chicago Press.

Marginson, S. (2016). The dream is over: The crisis of Clark Kerr’s California idea of higher education. University of California Press.

Niosi, J., Saviotti, P., Bellon, B., & Crow, M. (1993). National systems of innovation: in search of a workable concept. Technology in Society, 15(2), 207-227.

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University Design Team. (2003a, May). Phase I report and recommendations. https://web.archive.org/web/20040409133651/http://www.asu.edu/provost/designteam/report/report.doc

University Design Team. (2003b, October). Phase I report and recommendations including summary of responses. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20040406141516/http://www.asu.edu/provost/designteam/report/phaseiresponses.doc

University Design Team. (2003c, September). Phase II recommendations. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20040409133651/http://www.asu.edu/provost/designteam/report/report2.doc

Weiner, S., Warr, M., & Mishra, P. (2020). Fostering system-level perspective taking when designing for change in educational systems. TechTrends. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-020-00529-w

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14507/er.v27.2973

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