The philosophy of an institution will govern how its leaders pursue planning for capital needs. Often, that philosophy includes collaborating with stakeholders when discussing the need for future capital and facilities. In this assignment, you will revise the work you submitted earlier in this course and then discuss how that philosophy will direct what leaders consider best practice in both master and strategic planning.
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
Refer to the Topic 2 assignment “Benchmark – Higher Education Institutions and Quality.”
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.
Refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association for specific guidelines related to doctoral-level writing. The Manual contains essential information on manuscript structure and content, clear and concise writing, and academic grammar and usage.
This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.
Present a revised version (1,750-2,050 words total) of the paper “Benchmark – Higher Education Institutions and Quality” that makes improvements in the caliber of the writing and incorporates instructor feedback regarding content and writing. Include the following in your submission:
A reflection (250-300 words) that provides a bulleted list of the changes you made to the paper and discusses your revision process including how you incorporated your instructor’s feedback into the revised version. Similar to an abstract, this section will receive its own page following the title page and preceding the introduction to the paper.
The revised paper that incorporates instructor feedback; clarifies the thesis statement and solidifies supporting arguments; edits for grammar, spelling, and punctuation; adjusts word choice to display professional and scholarly language; and adjusts sentence structure for improved readability.
Write an additional 1,500-1,750 words that addresses best practices in master and strategic planning in higher education. Include the following in your paper:
A research-supported discussion of three best practices in master and strategic planning that will help sustain the diverse learning infrastructure of higher education.
A research based discussion of how the institution’s philosophy determines which master and strategic planning best practices to enact.
A research-based discussion of the stakeholder relationships necessary to enact each of the best practices identified. (Benchmarks C8.3: Examine the stakeholder relations practices that are necessary to sustain the diverse learning infrastructure of higher education toward the building of a community of scholars.)
A research-based discussion of the governance, structure, and leadership practices necessary to enact each of the identified best practices. (Benchmarks C8.2: Analyze the governance and structure of higher education institutions including both internal and external frameworks and the leadership practices required in these areas.)
A research-based evaluation of the potential impact each of the best practices on student learning (direct or indirect), on development of global curriculum, and student support.