ERIC Number: ED261430
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Administering the Small College Program: A Theme Issue.
Buzza, Bonnie Wilson, Ed.; Hall, Robert N., Ed.
ACA Bulletin, spec iss 54 Oct 1985
Drawn from a l985 conference focusing on curriculum for small college speech communication programs, the articles in this journal issue deal with issues related to curriculum development and enrichment in small colleges. Articles in the first section discuss chairing the small department. Specific topics addressed include speech communication departments and the "college of character," the small college environment, administrative style, departmental administration, problems confronting speech communication faculty, and developing an Anglo-American communication program. Articles in the second section deal with five administrative issues: staffing the small department, program evaluation, curriculum development, co-curricular programs, and faculty development. Among the specific topics discussed are the following: small college teaching as a career option, strategies for seeking employment in the small college, achieving success in small colleges, the speech tutor program, external evaluation of small college communication programs, conducting a departmental review, teaching the basic course from a theme perspective, the theatre program of limited size, the small college director of forensics, and integrating forensics into the speech curriculum. (EL)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, College Administration, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems, Departments, Higher Education, Persuasive Discourse, Program Administration, Program Content, Program Evaluation, Small Colleges, Speech Communication, Speech Curriculum, Speech Instruction, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Theater Arts
Association for Communication Administration, 5105 Backlick Rd., #E, Annandale, VA 22003 ($9.00, prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Communication Administration, Falls Church, VA.
Note: Document contains small, light print.