2013 Call for Papers
MAGS members are invited to submit abstracts for contributed sessions for the 69th Annual Meeting. In their 2011 book, The Innovative University, Clayton M. Christensen and Henry J. Eyring describe challenges and opportunities for higher education in the context of rapid technological and demographic change. What roles do Graduate Schools and graduate education play in the student and efficiency focused innovative university?
Relevant topics for this conference might include:
- Changing student expectations inside and outside the classroom
- Online and hybrid modes of delivery
- Cooperative agreements among universities
- Graduate student career outcomes and their assessment
- Innovative master’s degree programs (or the role of traditional programs in the innovative university)
- Non-research based degrees
- Interdisciplinary education
- Recruitment and admissions in a competitive context
- Innovations in the master’s thesis and doctoral dissertation, including collaborative work and other aspects of form and content that challenge traditional assumptions
Abstract: No more than 500 words describing the proposed session
- Name, affiliation, email and telephone number of the member proposing the session.
- Name, affiliation, email and telephone number of other presenters.
- Send abstract as a .pdf file and additional information to: George Jusice: JusticeG@missouri.edu
Priority Deadline for Submissions: June 8, 2012
- Submitted abstracts will be reviewed at the June meeting of the Executive Committee and notifications will be sent by June 30, 2012.
- Presenters must register for the Annual Meeting
- The individual proposing the session is responsible for contacting other presenters and obtaining their agreement to participate