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ERIC Number: ED368165
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 309
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-88364-0-00-8
Managing the Foreign Language Department: A Chairperson's Primer.
Slick, Sam L., Ed.; Klein, Richard B., Ed.
A collection of 31 articles addresses issues in college language department administration, focusing on the role and responsibilities of the department head. The following articles are included: "View from the Top: What a Liberal Arts College President Expects from a Language Department" (Schmidt); "View from the Top: What a Liberal Arts Dean Expects from a Language Department" (Allan); "View from the Top: What a Graduate School Dean Expects from a Language Department" (Reedy); "Raison d'etre: Foreign Languages and the Liberal Arts Today" (Sachs); "Administering Graduate Programs" (Schulman); "Recruiting and Hiring Faculty" (Mullen); "Evaluating Faculty" (Eustis); "Motivating Faculty Performance and Encouraging Scholarship" (Parr); "Employing and Managing Part-Time Faculty in Foreign Languages" (Bostick); "Grantsmanship: Establishing a Process" (Verzasconi); "Staff Development for Foreign Language Faculty" (Terry); "Coordinating Foreign Language Graduate Teaching Assistants" (Baldwin); "Long-Range Planning: Crisis Intervention and Putting a Troubled Department Back on Course" (Tatum); "Chairing the Small Department: Or When You're the Only One" (Klein); "Purpose and Function of Professional Associations and Meetings: Networking" (Gay-Crosier); "Legal Issues: Employment Discrimination, Sexual and Racial Harassment" (Zatlin); "Women's Issues: Sexism, Joint Appointments, and Other Troublesome Matters" (Sullivan); "Spaniards vs. Germans vs. French vs. Russians vs. Italians vs. Chinese vs. Japanese, etc.: The Blissfulness of Multiculturalism" (Lamoureux); "Teaching Foreign Languages and Literatures: Confrontation, Coexistence, or Collaboration" (Medley, Jr.); "The Foreign Language Department and Less Commonly Taught Languages" (Vieira); "The Foreign Language Department and Study Abroad Programs" (Zipser); "Academic and Career Advising for Foreign Language Majors and Minors" (Perricone); "The Chair and Collective Bargaining" (Zamora); "Teaching and Research in Institutions Large and Small" (Wellington); "Public Relations: Evolving Into the 'We-Care Attitude of Action'" (Dease); "Elementary and Intermediate Foreign Language Programs: Nervous from the Service" (Gallant); "The Foreign Language Department and Interdisciplinary Studies" (Slick); "Managing the Office: No, Secretaries Are Not God, Although They May Seem Like It" (Thames); "Foreign Language Departments at Two-Year Schools: The Issues before Us" (Fountain); "How Long to Stay on the Job: Counting the Gray Hairs" (Klein); and "Additional Items of Importance: What You Really Need to Know, but Didn't Know Enough to Ask" (Klein and Slick). (MSE)
Southern Conference on Language Teaching, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698 ($20 inclusive).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Conference on Language Teaching.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A