Journal directory listing - Volume 62(2017) - Journal of Research in Education Sciences【62(4)】December (Special Issue: Institutional Research and Higher Education Development)

(Special Issue) Think Globally and Act Locally: National Taiwan University’s Experience of Institutional Research Author: Jennifer Wen-Shya Lee(Center for Teaching and Learning Development, National Taiwan University), Bih-Jen Fwu(Center for Teacher Education, National Taiwan University)

Vol.&No.:Vol. 62, No.4
Date:December 2017
Pages:1-25
DOI:10.6209/JORIES.2017.62(4).01

Abstract:
Previously, university management in Taiwan was often guided by common sense or decision-makers’ intuition. However, because university governing bodies have become more democratic, policymaking need to be more evidence based. In 2015, with the promotion of the Ministry of Education, many universities established institutional research (IR) offices to support evidence-based policymaking. The mature U.S. IR model has long been considered a global standard. However, because each university has its own campus culture and governance style, the U.S. model must be adapted and modified to suit Taiwanese universities. The major objective of IR is to think globally and act locally by maintaining a global perspective, staying informed of local concerns, and working within regional constraints. By using the well-cited frameworks of three organizational intelligences and five IR faces, this paper examined and reflected on the processes and challenges of IR at National Taiwan University (NTU). NTU’s experience may provide insights into future IR development in Taiwanese higher education.

Keywords:evidence-based, faces of institutional research, institutional research, National Taiwan University, organizational intelligence

《Full Text》 檔名

References:
  1. 何希慧(2015)。大學建立校務研究體制之建議:以學習成效評估及提升機制為例。評鑑雙月刊,57,38-41。【Ho, S.-H. (2015). Suggestions on establishing institutional research system in universities: Learning outcomes assessment and improvement mechanism. Evaluation Bimonthly, 57, 38-41.】
  2. 呂良正(2014)。臺大土木系Capstone課程經驗分享。評鑑雙月刊,49,21-24。【Leu, L.-J. (2014). Experiences of capstone course at NTU’s Civil Engineering Department. Evaluation Bimonthly, 49, 21-24.】
  3. 國立臺灣大學校務研究辦公室(2016)。104學年度大學院校提升校務專業管理能力計畫期中成果報告。未出版。【Office of Institutional Research, National Taiwan University. (2016). Report of enhancing the capabilities of Institutional Management 2015. Unpublished.】
  4. 國立臺灣大學校務研究辦公室(2017)。國立臺灣大學校務研究中程工作計畫規劃(內部會議文件)。未出版。【Office of Institutional Research, National Taiwan University. (2017). Mid-term plan of institutional research at the National Taiwan University (Internal OIR meeting document). Unpublished.】
  5. 國立臺灣大學邁向頂尖計畫(2013)。臺灣大學「邁向頂尖大學計畫」102年自評報告。取自http://top100.ntu.edu.tw/outcomes/-102.pdf 【National Taiwan University Aiming for the Top University Plan. (2013). 2013 National Taiwan University self-evaluation report of aiming for the top university plan. Retrieved from http://top100.ntu.edu.tw/outcomes/ -102.pdf】
» More
APA FormatLee, J. W. -S., & Fwu, B. -J. (2017). Think globally and act locally: National Taiwan University’s experience of institutional research. Journal of Research in  Education Sciences, 62(4), 1-25. doi:10.6209/JORIES.2017.62(4).01