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Table Of Contents - Fall 2004 Oct 2004

Table Of Contents - Fall 2004

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Academic Leadership Journal Fall 2004 table of Contents


Four Dimensions Of Leadership In The Problem-Solving Of Education Deans, Antonia Donofrio Oct 2004

Four Dimensions Of Leadership In The Problem-Solving Of Education Deans, Antonia Donofrio

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

This study links personal attributes of deans of schools and colleges of education to the problem solving contexts in which they make decisions that affect the programs they serve. We describe the mix of intellect, emotion, social acumen, and moral attributes that deans draw upon when they respond to vignettes that capture the multifaceted nature of problem solving in their positions. This study is a continuation of research that attempts to identify characteristics of deans of education who have survived in their role. This is an important issue, as schools and colleges report difficulty in identifying deans who can meet ...


Engaged, But Not Heroic, Academic Leadership, John B. Bennett Oct 2004

Engaged, But Not Heroic, Academic Leadership, John B. Bennett

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Over the years, I have explored leadership challenges faced by department chairpersons and school deans. In this essay I reflect on some findings, noting that they also apply to other educational leaders such as faculty senate members and student affairs officers. Most mid-level leaders struggle with the tradition of defining leadership in terms of individualistic values and mythologies of seeing the leader in terms of the individualistic, heroic cowboy of the Western film and novel. Then I examine the position of institutional president. Here too some leaders aim to be heroic figures, like the fabled cowboy. Almost inevitably, their behaviors ...


Faculty Learning Communities And Teaching Portfolios As A Mentoring Model, Andrea C. Wade Oct 2004

Faculty Learning Communities And Teaching Portfolios As A Mentoring Model, Andrea C. Wade

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Beginning a career in college or university teaching can be a terrifying exercise in trial and error. Unlike elementary and secondary school teachers, many college faculty members begin their teaching careers with little or no formal preparation in pedagogy. Despite being well-versed in the content discipline, faculty members in their first few semesters of teaching often lack access to the kind of frequent assessment and mentoring that would shorten the learning curve and enhance the experience for both instructor and student. Through the years, a number of different strategies have been proposed to foster interactions between college faculty members. Typically ...


Review: Academic Life: Hospitality, Ethics, And Spirituality, Deryl R. Leaming Oct 2004

Review: Academic Life: Hospitality, Ethics, And Spirituality, Deryl R. Leaming

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A book review of Academic Life: Hospitality, Ethics, and Spirituality by John B. Bennett.


Benchmarking Succession Planning & Executive Development In Higher Education, Jonathon Clunies Oct 2004

Benchmarking Succession Planning & Executive Development In Higher Education, Jonathon Clunies

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Higher education has historically been slow to adopt many corporate management processes. Succession planning is an especially difficult concept to apply in academia due to dramatic cultural differences between the boardroom and the campus. College and universities often have complex and sometimes bureaucratic procedures for hiring compared with many business corporations (Rosse & Levin, 2003). In a tightening economic and growing competitive climate, innovative colleges and universities are re-examining whether succession planning, coupled with executive development, could be adapted for more cost effective transitions of power and authority.


Budget Woes In Higher Education: A Call For Leadership, Steven Graham Oct 2004

Budget Woes In Higher Education: A Call For Leadership, Steven Graham

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing leadership in the face of budget deficits in academia.


Doing Business With The Bard, William "Skip" Boyer Oct 2004

Doing Business With The Bard, William "Skip" Boyer

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article using Shakespeare's words to demonstrate business management values.


Table Of Contents - Summer 2004 Jul 2004

Table Of Contents - Summer 2004

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Academic Leadership Journal Summer 2004 table of contents.


Some Tips To Help You Become A Better Writer: And Your Point Is What?, William "Skip" Boyer Apr 2004

Some Tips To Help You Become A Better Writer: And Your Point Is What?, William "Skip" Boyer

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the importance of developing good writing skills.


Table Of Contents - Spring 2004 Apr 2004

Table Of Contents - Spring 2004

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Academic Leadership Journal Spring 2004 Table of Contents


The Fictive Characteristics Of Effective Educational Leaders, Jeff Ershler Apr 2004

The Fictive Characteristics Of Effective Educational Leaders, Jeff Ershler

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the characteristics of effective leaders within education.


Adjuncts In The Academy: Ethical Issues, Rhonda L. Smith Apr 2004

Adjuncts In The Academy: Ethical Issues, Rhonda L. Smith

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing ethical issues relating to employing adjunct instructors.


Leadership, Ethics, And Philosophy, John B. Bennett Apr 2004

Leadership, Ethics, And Philosophy, John B. Bennett

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing ethics within academic culture.


I'Ve Got Vision And The Rest Of The World Wears Blinders . . ., James P. Evans Apr 2004

I'Ve Got Vision And The Rest Of The World Wears Blinders . . ., James P. Evans

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the need for vision in leadership.


Reading Between The Lines Of The Obituary For Nyuonline, Jared Bleak Apr 2004

Reading Between The Lines Of The Obituary For Nyuonline, Jared Bleak

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the ramifications of the closure of NYUonline.


Web-Enhanced Instruction: A Mixed Bag Of Contradictions And Possibilities For Doctoral Education, Carol Mullen Apr 2004

Web-Enhanced Instruction: A Mixed Bag Of Contradictions And Possibilities For Doctoral Education, Carol Mullen

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

This article explores some of the contradictions and possibilities of web-enhanced learning through the qualitative analysis of a pedagogical experiment. The parameters for this study are, broadly, doctoral education and, specifically, one doctoral course. However, extrapolations beyond these lenses are ventured.


Developing Leadership Skills, Gerald Gaither Jan 2004

Developing Leadership Skills, Gerald Gaither

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An analysis of current leadership theory is presented, along with a summary of the major literature findings. Emphasis is placed on providing ideas which have practical as opposed to theoretical application. A sub-theme in the article is that leadership skills can be learned or taught, and the manuscript challenges institutions to implement leadership development programs, such as the Kellog Leadership Project.


If Teachers “Were Congressmen:” A Satire, Doug Soderstrom Jan 2004

If Teachers “Were Congressmen:” A Satire, Doug Soderstrom

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A satirical article imagining if academics worked like United States politics.


Nurturing Faculty: An Old Concept?, Dee Mcgonigle, Kathleen Mastrian, Nedra Farcus, Renee M. Eggers, Linda Shoop Jan 2004

Nurturing Faculty: An Old Concept?, Dee Mcgonigle, Kathleen Mastrian, Nedra Farcus, Renee M. Eggers, Linda Shoop

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussing the need for nurturing faculty.


Leadership In Higher Education: Implications For Leadership Development Programs, Mary Wisniewski Jan 2004

Leadership In Higher Education: Implications For Leadership Development Programs, Mary Wisniewski

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

This article discusses the University of Wisconsin-Extension Administrative Leadership Program (EALP), a model leadership development program for faculty and staff in a variety of university extension settings including: Broadcasting and Media Innovations; Business and Manufacturing Education; Continuing Education; and, Cooperative Extension. The article describes how the program integrates theoretical and applied knowledge about leadership into the curriculum along with the development of specific leadership competencies and abilities. Finally, the article illustrates the outcomes of the leadership development program as perceived and described by both the participants and their supervisors.


Academic Honesty And The "Millennials", Timothy Quinnan Jan 2004

Academic Honesty And The "Millennials", Timothy Quinnan

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article exploring faculty difficulties with the Millenial generation.


Table Of Contents - Winter 2004 Jan 2004

Table Of Contents - Winter 2004

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

Academic Leadership Journal Winter 2004 table of contents.


Conducting Epidemiological Research In South Africa: Challenges In The Data Collection Process, Yegan Pillay, Alan J. Flisher Jan 2004

Conducting Epidemiological Research In South Africa: Challenges In The Data Collection Process, Yegan Pillay, Alan J. Flisher

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

This article addresses the challenges faced by research supervisors and research assistants while collecting data to explore the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among children and adolescents in South Africa. The article focuses on budgetary constraints, interviewee expectations, moral issues, limited confidentiality, fatigue factors and racial issues that threatened the completion of the project. These challenges are examined from the emic-etic theoretical paradigm and the interactions between the research supervisors, the research assistants and the research participants are analyzed. The authors propose recommendations that can serve to prepare researchers who embark on conducting research in similar socio-cultural environments.


Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of Pastoral Care And Relevant Support Mechanism In The University Of North London, Ezendu Ifeanyi Ariwa Jan 2004

Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of Pastoral Care And Relevant Support Mechanism In The University Of North London, Ezendu Ifeanyi Ariwa

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

The dropout rate and academic progression of undergraduates in the business school was defined as very high. This definition has called for investigative procedures through basic testing techniques in selected Information Systems in Marketing modules taught in the business school. An evaluation framework was used with the intent of measuring the students? performance with reference to the level of support mechanism and resources utilised by the student. The research results will be used in enhancing and improving the resource provision and the best way to capture students needs and interest in order to minimise dropout rate and maximise achievement in ...


Review: The Administrative Portfolio By Peter Seldin And Mary Lou Higgerson, Deryl R. Leaming Jan 2004

Review: The Administrative Portfolio By Peter Seldin And Mary Lou Higgerson, Deryl R. Leaming

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A book review of The Administrative Portfolio by Peter Seldin and Mary Lou Higgerson.


Which Ant Are You?, James P. Evans Jan 2004

Which Ant Are You?, James P. Evans

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An article discussion the need for vision in leadership.