Educational Policy Courses

The Yehuda Elkana Center for Teaching, Learning, and Higher Education Research is pleased to regularly offer courses in the field of higher education. The subjects vary annually, and are generally offered either to CEU graduate students or to external participants from OSUN institutions. Please see course descriptions for further information about topics and eligibility. 

Eligible CEU graduate students should register via their programs (in programs where this is typical) or register via SITS. OSUN participants should follow the links below for registration information. 

Courses in the 2023/24 Academic Year

Higher Education Policy Design and Implementation (DOPP5298)

For graduate students from Department of Public Policy, Political Science Department and Economics Department, and students completing the Teaching Certificate, Register in SITS

Fall 2023 semester | Thursdays, 8:30- 10:30 am | In person 

The course provides an introduction to fundamental issues and topics in contemporary higher education policy, with a focus on the design and implementation of higher education policies. 

Quality Assurance in Higher Education 

In the framework of the OSUN Professional Development Program for University Administrators and Managers

Fall 2023 semester | Tuesdays/ Thursdays in November, 2:30- 4:30 pm | Online

This course aims to offer university administrators solid knowledge on quality assurance standards and best practices, with the goal of helping participants perform better in their jobs and contribute to quality enhancement at their institutions. It focuses in particular on the role non-faculty actors (quality assurance managers, administrators, students, and external stakeholders) play in ensuring the quality of university education.

Higher Education Policy for Practitioners 

In the framework of the OSUN Professional Development Program for University Administrators and Managers

Winter 2024 semester | Tuesdays/ Thursdays in March, 2:30- 4:30 pm | Online

The course is designed for practitioners interested in gaining a bird’s eye view on how policy is designed and implementedIt introduces fundamental issues and topics in the contemporary higher education sector, with a special focus on how university leadership and administrators should address these in their domestic context.