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Benefits Of Continuing Professional Development In The Visual Communications Sector In Ireland, Con Kennedy Sep 2009

Benefits Of Continuing Professional Development In The Visual Communications Sector In Ireland, Con Kennedy

Other resources

This research is concerned with identifying the benefits of Continuous Professional Development for the Visual Communications sector in Ireland, with the aim of establishing what benefits exist for both the employee and employer. Research is undertaken to identify CPD programmes that currently exist in other industries in Ireland for the purpose of establishing commonalities and how this may apply to the Visual Communications sector. This is achieved through a combination of literature review, desk research, surveys of employees and employers in the Visual Communications sector and a number of semi-formal interviews with representatives from various industry sectors with established CPD ...


What Should We Be Doing To Reduce Or End Campus Violence?, Jason A. Laker Apr 2009

What Should We Be Doing To Reduce Or End Campus Violence?, Jason A. Laker

Faculty Publications

Over the last several years, there have been a number of high-profile incidents of violence on college and university campuses. These have precipitated discussions and new initiatives on campuses and within our professional organizations intended to prevent and respond to violence.


Self-Study Leveraging: The Qpc Model For Comprehensive Academic Program Review., Jamie Comstock, Kathy Booker Jan 2009

Self-Study Leveraging: The Qpc Model For Comprehensive Academic Program Review., Jamie Comstock, Kathy Booker

Jayne Marie Comstock

The past twenty years have brought about a paradigm shift in higher education. During that time, we have changed our focus from what we want to teach to what students need to learn. The academy's position of unassailable authority has been usurped by public cries for transparency, accountability, quality assurance, and quality improvement. To cut expenses, and therefore deter the rising cost of postsecondary education, institutions have borrowed best business practices and started focusing on productivity, efficiency, and reallocating resources.


A History Of Canadian Studies At The University Of Maine, Robert H. Babcock Jan 2009

A History Of Canadian Studies At The University Of Maine, Robert H. Babcock

Books

The purpose of this book is to explain the development of the Canadian Studies program at the University of Maine from its origins in the early 20th century to its position today as the most comprehensive program of its kind in the United States. Readers will learn how Maine's close proximity to Canada has spawned an ever-widening range of cross-border academic contacts rooted in mutual interests that are reinforced by collaborative academic study, which is benefiting residents on both sides of the international boundary.


The Evolution Of Eastern Michigan University: The Politics Of Change And Persistence, Dawn Malone Gaymer Jan 2009

The Evolution Of Eastern Michigan University: The Politics Of Change And Persistence, Dawn Malone Gaymer

Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations

Background: Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is a regional comprehensive university established as a teacher training school in 1849. This case study analyzed the politics of change and persistence as the organization evolved from a normal schools that trained teachers to a regional comprehensive university.

Purpose: This study was pursued to inform higher education leadership; satisfy the personal interests of the researcher and to contribute knowledge to comprehensive university organizational studies.

Research Design: An interpretive longitudal historical case study design was pursed for this research. This case study reviewed the political cultural environment that occurred prior to the organization’s formation ...


Father Theodore M. Hesburgh And The University Of Notre Dame's Change In Governance To A Predominantly Lay Board Of Trustees, Mary Patience Hogan Jan 2009

Father Theodore M. Hesburgh And The University Of Notre Dame's Change In Governance To A Predominantly Lay Board Of Trustees, Mary Patience Hogan

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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The Incorporation Of The Norms Set Forth In Ex Corde Ecclesiae Into The Administrative Practices At Mid-Atlantic Catholic University - A Case Study, Margaret L. Smolin Jan 2009

The Incorporation Of The Norms Set Forth In Ex Corde Ecclesiae Into The Administrative Practices At Mid-Atlantic Catholic University - A Case Study, Margaret L. Smolin

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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