The Department Chair as Academic Leader / Edition 1

The Department Chair as Academic Leader / Edition 1

by Irene W. Hecht, Mary L. Higgerson, Walter H. Gmelch, Allan Tucker
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573561347

ISBN-13: 9781573561341

Pub. Date: 10/13/1998

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

This important new work will help department chairs, faculty, and administrators understand and address the increasing complexity of relationships within higher education, as well as the growing influence of external factors. The Department Chair as Academic Leader is a completely updated revision of Allan Tucker's seminal contribution, Chairing the Academic

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Overview

This important new work will help department chairs, faculty, and administrators understand and address the increasing complexity of relationships within higher education, as well as the growing influence of external factors. The Department Chair as Academic Leader is a completely updated revision of Allan Tucker's seminal contribution, Chairing the Academic Department, last published in 1992. This work reflects the approach used in the ACE Workshops for Division and Department Chairs and Deans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573561341
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/13/1998
Series:
American Council on Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Roles and Responsibilities: Past, Present, and Future
The Academic Department: A New Geography
Roles and Responsibilities of Department Chairs
The Department and its People
The Chair and Department Members
Recruiting the Department's Constituents
Faculty Work and Workload
Developing and Evaluating Department Members
The Department and its Operations
The Department as a Collectivity
Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Student Advising
Resource Management for Chairs
Strategic Planning in the Department
The Department and the University
The Chair and the Dean
Legal Issues for Chairs
Evaluating the Department
The Chair and External Audiences
Epilogue
Index

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