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.
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.
Unproductive meetings can be painful to endure, and a costly waste of time. With better preparation and the implementation of a few key principles, leaders can avoid the most common problems and dramatically improve higher education gatherings. You will discover the most effective strategies for preparing for and conducting effective meetings that involve faculty members.
The Academic Leadership Handbook details an array of proven management strategies and will help further your achievements as a leader in higher education. The collection provides sound advice from respected peers. Discover new leadership tools and insights at departmental, administrative, and executive levels.
Teachers and students measure “hard” courses by different yardsticks. Program leaders need to be aware of these different perspectives in order to apply strategies that identify and address gaps to foster student success, increase program retention and promote faculty development.