ERIC Number: ED406880
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Facing Up to Radical Changes in Universities and Colleges. Staff and Educational Development Series.
Armstrong, Steve, Ed.; And Others
This collection of 18 essays focuses on efforts to manage change in higher education, primarily at universities in the United Kingdom. It includes: (1) "Changing Universities: From Evolution to Revolution" (Gail Thompson); (2) "Assessing Attitudes to Electronic Lectures" (Philip Barker); (3) "Teaching and Learning Technology: Shifting the Culture" (Wendy Hall and Su White); (4) "Using Computer-Mediated Communication to Develop Supervisory Skills" (Gerard Prendergast); (5) "Technology in Education to Technology of Education: Concepts, Conflicts, and Compromises" (Ray McAleese); (6) "Developing Strategies and Policies for Changing Universities" (Dary Erwin); (7) "QILT: A Whole-Institution Approach to Quality Improvement in Learning and Teaching" (Mike Laycock); (8) "Splitting the Atom of Education" (Alastair Pearce); (9) "Developing HE Staff to Appreciate the Needs of Flexible Learning Access Students--Developing Flexible Learning Access Students to Appreciate the Needs of HE" (Sally Anderson and Fred Percival); (10) "Managing to Help Teachers Change: An Agenda for Academic Managers" (Barry Jackson); (11) "Dissertation Supervision: Managing the Student Experience" (Steve Armstrong); (12) "The Rise of the 'Strategic Student': How Can We Adapt to Cope?" (Pauline E. Kneale); (13) "From Teacher to Facilitator of Collaborative Enquiry" (Lorraine Stefani and David Nicol); (14) "Issues of Power and Control: Moving from 'Expert' to 'Facilitator' (Pete Sayers and Bob Matthew); (15) "Reducing Stress in Teaching and Learning" (Stephen Cox and Ruth Heames); (16) "Reinventing Lectures, Students and Learning Programmes" (Paul Gentle); (17) "Some Issues Impacting on University Teaching and Learning: Implications for Academic Developers" (Philip C. Candy); and (18) "Facing Up to Radical Change in Universities and Colleges" (Sally Brown). Some essays contain references. (MDM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Change, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Staff Development, Strategic Planning, Teacher Role, Technological Advancement, Universities
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Staff and Educational Development Association, Birmingham (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom