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Integrating Assessment With Teaching And Learning Excellence: A Proactive Model, Teresa Flateby, Patricia Gregg Apr 2020

Integrating Assessment With Teaching And Learning Excellence: A Proactive Model, Teresa Flateby, Patricia Gregg

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Is your department a pocket of excellence? Through interactive case studies and discussion, you will learn how to systematically and proactively connect student learning assessment with curriculum and instructional planning. Walk away with a plan of concrete action steps to get in the pocket to maximize student learning.


Talking To A Disgruntled Faculty Member, John R. Hamilton Jr Mar 2019

Talking To A Disgruntled Faculty Member, John R. Hamilton Jr

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Talking with disgruntled department members can be frustrating. This presentation discusses how Crucial Conversations training was used to help faculty and staff learn to communication more effectively with supervisors and peers. Selected techniques will be discussed with workshop participants.


Trends In Assessment: Implications And Opportunities For Department Chairs, Stephen P. Hundley Mar 2018

Trends In Assessment: Implications And Opportunities For Department Chairs, Stephen P. Hundley

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Learn about trends in assessment from the executive editor of Assessment Update and chair of the national-level Assessment Institute. Attention will be paid to the role of the chair in creating a culture of assessment, supporting student success, and in using assessment results to inform department planning and improvement efforts.


Strategic Planning: A Framework For Leading A Department, Ben Beitin Mar 2016

Strategic Planning: A Framework For Leading A Department, Ben Beitin

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This session will provide participants with a brief overview of research related to the chair’s leadership role. Strategic planning will be discussed as a means of managing the chair’s responsibilities. Practical suggestions for how to use strategic planning to increase work efficiency will be offered from the perspective of a new chair.


Creating A Positive Environment In Your Academic Division, Frances C. Welch Mar 2016

Creating A Positive Environment In Your Academic Division, Frances C. Welch

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

During this panel discussion, a dean, associate dean, and two department chairs will discuss how to “create a positive working environment.” Based on their collective experience, panel members will discuss best practices when (1) building relationships; (2) using backward planning; (3) mentoring new faculty members; and (3) communicating effectively.


A Team-Based Approach To Development, Katherine Frank, Kristi Haik, Kelly Jones Mar 2016

A Team-Based Approach To Development, Katherine Frank, Kristi Haik, Kelly Jones

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This workshop focuses on strategies for engaging in successful short- and long-term development and fundraising efforts at the program and department level, while remaining aligned with college and university priorities. Facilitators include a chairperson, director of college development, and dean.