Educause Leadership Strategies, Partnership in the Learning Marketspace / Edition 1by Ann Hill Duin, Linda L. Baer, Doreen Starke-Meyerring
Pub. Date: 02/01/2001
Organizations around the world are forming innovative partnerships to offer virtual learning opportunities to global audiences. This book focuses on the crucial questions higher education leaders are asking about these "learning marketspace" partnerships: What do they look like? How will they influence educational delivery systems? When should an institution… See more details below
Organizations around the world are forming innovative partnerships to offer virtual learning opportunities to global audiences. This book focuses on the crucial questions higher education leaders are asking about these "learning marketspace" partnerships: What do they look like? How will they influence educational delivery systems? When should an institution initiate such a partnership effort? What type of leader is needed for learning marketspace partnerships? What makes such partnerships successful? Partnering in the Learning Marketspace describes how leaders in higher education, government, community, and business can form productive partnerships to leverage the best content and provide a gateway to that content for learners around the globe. The authors present a framework for understanding the learning marketspace concept and offer an engaging blueprint for developing and implementing partnerships to support lifelong learners. The book includes practical information that will help potential learning marketspace partners learn to:Understand the dynamics of marketspace portalsSet priorities for partneringAssess partnership readinessOvercome obstacles to building partnershipsDevelop tools to support learners in e-mentor and e-community relationshipsIdentify leadership competencies in a global learning marketspace The book includes insightful commentaries by national and international education leaders who have participated in electronic learning environments. EDUCAUSE is committed to shaping and enabling transformational change in higher education through the introduction, use, and management of information resources and technologies in teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and institutional management. The Authors Ann Hill Duin is associate provost and director of extended and continuing education at Iowa State University. Linda L. Baer is senior vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. Doreen Starke-Meyerring is a research fellow at the University of Minnesota.
Table of Contents
List of Tables, Figures and Exhibits.
Foreword: John Tiffin, Lalita Rajasingham.
1. Partnerships in a Learning Marketspace.
2. The Dynamics of Marketspace Portals, Perspective: Jaap Tuinman.
3. Priorities in a Learning Marketspace, Perspective: Sir John Daniel and Robin Mason.
4. Assessing Readiness for Partnerships, Perspective: Glen M. Farrell.
5. The Learning Marketspace Toolbox, Perspective: Murray Turoff.
6. The Partnering Process: A Case Study of Minnesota Virtual University, Perspective: Diana G. Oblinger.
7. Leadership in a Global Learning Marketspace.
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