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Academic Leadership In Ivy Tech State College: Academic Chairs’ Tasks And Job Challenges, Michael Petty Oct 2003

Academic Leadership In Ivy Tech State College: Academic Chairs’ Tasks And Job Challenges, Michael Petty

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

This study was conducted to establish baseline information about Ivy Tech State College academic chairs’ personal/background characteristics and to determine those chairs’ rating of the importance of their tasks and their perceptions of the job challenges they will face in the future. In addition, the study compared Ivy Tech chairs’ personal/ background characteristics and perceptions of their tasks and job challenges with the findings of the 1992 International Community College Chair Survey. Although there were some statistically different ratings, in essence both samples of chairs highly rate the importance of their myriad tasks and they are in general agreement ...


Accreditation And Assessment In Distance Learning, Janice M. Karlen Oct 2003

Accreditation And Assessment In Distance Learning, Janice M. Karlen

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

All accredited institutions in the United States that are involved in distance learning initiatives need to be concerned about how their programs and courses will be viewed by accreditation organizations. A review of the policies of several major accreditation associations and professional groups, national, regional and specialized, yields similar results when issues of distance learning are concerned. These requirements are reviewed. Virtually all accreditors require evidence of regular assessment processes. Alternative methods for conducting these assessments are proposed.


Cultivating The Habits Of Commonsense Leadership, James P. Evans Oct 2003

Cultivating The Habits Of Commonsense Leadership, James P. Evans

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing strategies for cultivating good leadership habits.


Making Music And Learning Leadership: Cassatt String Quartet, Susan Leshnower Oct 2003

Making Music And Learning Leadership: Cassatt String Quartet, Susan Leshnower

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the Cassatt String Quartet's efforts at teaching leadership through chamber music.


Traveling Lite With Skip: Pay Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain, William "Skip" Boyer Oct 2003

Traveling Lite With Skip: Pay Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain, William "Skip" Boyer

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the need for critical thinking in leadership.


Table Of Contents - Fall 2003 Oct 2003

Table Of Contents - Fall 2003

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Academic Leadership Journal Fall 2003 Table of Contents.


Line In The College Biz: What Happens When Capitalism And Education Collide? Teachers Become Clerks Selling Degrees., Lynne Drury Lerych Oct 2003

Line In The College Biz: What Happens When Capitalism And Education Collide? Teachers Become Clerks Selling Degrees., Lynne Drury Lerych

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing trends in academia.


Profile Of Women Trustees At Land Grant Institutions: Roles, Responsibilities, And Reflections, Darla J. Twale, Joanne E. Burley Jul 2003

Profile Of Women Trustees At Land Grant Institutions: Roles, Responsibilities, And Reflections, Darla J. Twale, Joanne E. Burley

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A study of 49 women trustees at land grant universities showed that they were well educated and highly involved in civic and professional affairs. As trustees, they were heavily involved in the life of the campus and were making substantial sacrifices to do so. The data indicated women were being selected for subcommittees but not necessarily the most powerful ones. While some women accepted the position to represent the female perspective, their comments urged women to be cautious if they want to be an effective voice.


Table Of Contents - Summer 2003 Jul 2003

Table Of Contents - Summer 2003

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Academic Leadership Journal Summer 2003 Table of Contents


Clear Communication Can Allude Those Who Speak In Bizbabble, William "Skip" Boyer Jul 2003

Clear Communication Can Allude Those Who Speak In Bizbabble, William "Skip" Boyer

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article decrying trends in corporate technobabble.


Managing Contemporary Uk Universities – Manager-Academics And New Managerialism, Rosemary Deem, Oliver Fulton, Sam Hillyard, Rachel Johnson, Mike Reed, Stephen Watson Jul 2003

Managing Contemporary Uk Universities – Manager-Academics And New Managerialism, Rosemary Deem, Oliver Fulton, Sam Hillyard, Rachel Johnson, Mike Reed, Stephen Watson

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A multi-disciplinary project entitled ‘New Managerialism and the Management of UK Universities’ was conducted by a team of researchers based at Lancaster University between October 1998 and November 2000. The study was funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (grant no R000237661). The project was designed to examine the extent to which ‘New Managerialism’, a set of reforms of the management of publicly-funded services popular with many western governments, was perceived to have permeated the management of UK universities. The study also explored the roles, practices, selection, learning and support of manager-academics. The first phase of the study ...


Review: The Department Chair’S Role In Developing New Faculty Into Teachers And Scholars By Estela Mara Bensimon, Kelly Ward, And Karla Sanders, Joann Moody Jul 2003

Review: The Department Chair’S Role In Developing New Faculty Into Teachers And Scholars By Estela Mara Bensimon, Kelly Ward, And Karla Sanders, Joann Moody

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A book review of The Department Chair’s Role in Developing New Faculty into Teachers and Scholars by Estela Mara Bensimon, Kelly Ward, and Karla Sanders


Commonsense Leadership For Uncommon Times, James P. Evans Apr 2003

Commonsense Leadership For Uncommon Times, James P. Evans

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the merits of commonsense leadership.


Teaching In The Information Age: Leadership Aspects Of Integrated Learning With Technology In Democratic Environments, Patrick Mendis Apr 2003

Teaching In The Information Age: Leadership Aspects Of Integrated Learning With Technology In Democratic Environments, Patrick Mendis

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Teaching as a collaborative enterprise can further be enhanced by the use of integrated learning methods and the infusion of technology. Teacher as a leader must then work as a catalyst to facilitate this learning process. A creation of democratic environment has become increasingly easier with the use of the technology. Yet, the right attitude in leadership and the adaptive challenge are as equally important as the infusion of technology into classroom learning and teaching. Teacher is still the noble master and technology is the revolutionary servant in a more democratic world.


Table Of Contents - Spring 2003 Apr 2003

Table Of Contents - Spring 2003

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Academic Leadership Journal Winter 2003 Table of Contents


Academic Duty By Donald Kennedy: A Review By Cody Arvidson, University Of North Texas, Cody Arvidson Apr 2003

Academic Duty By Donald Kennedy: A Review By Cody Arvidson, University Of North Texas, Cody Arvidson

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A book review of Academic Duty by Donald Kennedy.


Do Colleges And Universities Need Ethics Officers?, John B. Bennett Apr 2003

Do Colleges And Universities Need Ethics Officers?, John B. Bennett

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the need for strong ethical controls within institutions of higher education.


“Power Failure In Administrative Environments” — A Response, John B. Bennett Apr 2003

“Power Failure In Administrative Environments” — A Response, John B. Bennett

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A response to the essay “Power Failure” by Julius, Baldridge, and Pfeffer.


Literature Review: The Relationship Between Department Chairs And Academic Program Review, Sheila Bassoppo-Moyo Apr 2003

Literature Review: The Relationship Between Department Chairs And Academic Program Review, Sheila Bassoppo-Moyo

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Academic program review is increasingly mandated in higher education in the current environment of academic accountability. At the same time, the role of the department chair is growing in responsibility and complexity. This review of the literature attempts to explore the intersection between the role of the department chair and the successful implementation of academic program review recommendations or results at the department level.


Academic Politics, Leadership, And Hospitality, John B. Bennett Jan 2003

Academic Politics, Leadership, And Hospitality, John B. Bennett

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the merits of good academic citizenship within academic departments and the destructive nature of insistent individualism and academic politics.


Table Of Contents - Winter 2003 Jan 2003

Table Of Contents - Winter 2003

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Table of Contents for the Winter 2003 issue of the Academic Leadership Journal.


Remarks Delivered By James P. Evans, James P. Evans Jan 2003

Remarks Delivered By James P. Evans, James P. Evans

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Remarks delivered by James P. Evans, president and chief executive officer, Best Western International Inc., April 14, 1999, AH&MA Leadership Keynote Address


Power Failure In Administrative Environments, Daniel Julius, J. Baldridge, Jeffrey Pfeffer Jan 2003

Power Failure In Administrative Environments, Daniel Julius, J. Baldridge, Jeffrey Pfeffer

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

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Jim Evans On Commonsense Leadership, James P. Evans Jan 2003

Jim Evans On Commonsense Leadership, James P. Evans

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A short article by James Evans listing qualities commonsense leaders have.