Field Guide to Academic Leadership

ISBN-10: 0787960594
ISBN-13: 9780787960599
Edition: 2002
List price: $68.00
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Description: Offering a crash course on academic management, this is a compendium of practical information about leadership roles on campuses in a time of reform and change. Contributors offer a range of leadership topics including the academic infrastructure  More...

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Book details

List price: $68.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/9/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Offering a crash course on academic management, this is a compendium of practical information about leadership roles on campuses in a time of reform and change. Contributors offer a range of leadership topics including the academic infrastructure and financial and technical resources.

National Academy for Academic Leadership
The Authors
To the Reader
Basics
Pressures for Fundamental Reform: Creating a Viable Academic Future
Requisites for Sustainable Institutional Change
Leadership
Leadership and Change
Mission and Vision Statements: An Essential First Step
Moving Mountains: Institutional Culture and Transformational Change
Building on Style for More Effective Relationships and Results
Academics
Research on Learning and Student Development and Its Implications
Student Development: Monitoring the Quality of Learning and Development
Curricula and Courses: Administrative Issues
Teaching Strategies for the Twenty-First Century
Technology in the Learning Process
Improving Academic Advising: Issues and Action Areas for Campus Leaders
Faculty Development: An Investment for the Future
Assessment
Evaluation and Assessment: An Institutional Context
Academic Program Review
Leadership in Faculty Evaluation
The Mission-Driven Faculty Reward System
Other Issues
Supportive Financial Systems
Enhancing Student Learning Through Collaboration Between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs
Dealing with Technology: Administrative Issues
Diversity Issues
Position-Specific Issues for Academic Leaders
The Role of Governing Boards: Issues, Recommendations, and Resources
Creating Change: Suggestions for the New President
Transforming the Small College: A Challenge for Presidential Leadership
Presidents and Chief Academic Officers of Community Colleges
Chief Academic Officers
Academic Deans
Chairs as Institutional Leaders
Conclusion
Some Final Observations
Participants at Minnowbrook Conferences
Glossary of Academic Terms
Name Index
Subject Index

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