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Leadership for 21st Century Learning Global Perspectives from International Experts

ISBN-10: 0749432047

ISBN-13: 9780749432041

Edition: 2001

Authors: Colin Latchem, Donald Hanna

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The challenge of managing education effectively is formidable. Written by two education managers, this text focuses on issues associated with good leadership in training institutions. It is based on their own work and interviews with eminent leaders.
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Book details

List price: $62.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of contributors
Series editor's foreword
Preface
Open and flexible learning: an environmental scanp. 1
Changes, challenges and choicesp. 15
Developing and entrepreneurial culturep. 27
Processes of organizational changep. 41
Leadership in open and flexible learningp. 53
The University of South Australia: providing leadership in flexible learningp. 63
The University of the South Pacific: leading change in a multinational, multimodal universityp. 73
Alverno College: transforming the institution to an ability-based curriculum and flexible learningp. 83
Leading and managing innovation in UK university contextsp. 93
The University of Twente: leading and managing change via a Web-based course-management systemp. 101
Washington State University: a US rural land-grant university responds to its changing environmentp. 111
Western Governors University: a competency-based virtual universityp. 121
The American Distance Education Consortium: from rural provision to virtual organizationp. 131
The UK Open University: managing success and leading change in a mega-universityp. 139
Indira Gandhi National Open University and the Distance Education Council: institution and system building in Indiap. 147
Athabasca University: change management in a non-traditional university settingp. 157
University of Wisconsin-Extension: exercising leadership in complex organizationsp. 167
Partnerships for changep. 177
Leading change in the expanded K-12 classroomp. 187
Leadership in institution building: the National Open School of Indiap. 197
Treading a fine line: consultancy in open and distance learningp. 207
The International Extension College: leadership beyond the mainstreamp. 217
Jones International University: converging marketplace entrepreneurship and educationp. 225
Lessons for the futurep. 235
Referencesp. 241
Author indexp. 253
Subject indexp. 257
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