Appreciative Inquiry (AI) takes a different approach to change management. Instead of starting with whats wrong with a social system, AI looks at whats working. By starting with a positive outlook at whats going on with your system, AI helps colleagues work together to co-create their futures.
The Academic Leader's Handbook: A Resource Collection for College Administrators details an array of proven management strategies and will help further your achievements as a leader in higher education. Discover new leadership tools and insights at departmental, administrative, and executive levels.
Have you been newly hired as a dean or are you looking for practical tips to help you navigate the challenges and responsibilities in your position as an academic leader? Find numerous tools and strategies to address challenges, successes, and issues leaders face with this comprehensive survival guide with advice for deans, provosts, and managers in higher education.
Change is sweeping through higher education. Major strategic choices come from university leadership rather than deans and department chairs. The deans and department chairs represent the middle management where actual change must be implemented. This 20-Minute Mentor helps explicate the causes of these changes and the strategies to address the need for change.
Adopting OER on the institution-wide level can significantly expand and improve upon the goals of the institution. But garnering faculty and institutional support is its own beast. This program walks you through methods for cultivating buy-in from academic stakeholders and faculty, methods for promoting the benefits of OER across campus and disciplines, establishing an implementation team, and building a successful launch.
This program looks at the implementation of OER from the perspectives of students, faculty, and institutions, and the reasons why faculty and institutions should consider adopting and using OER in place of traditional learning resources.
This program offers an introduction to OER, including the impact and wide range of OER resources available and how to integrate these materials into course curriculum while staying compliant with Creative Commons licensing requirements.