ERIC Number: ED415181
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Role of Information Officers in Schools of Education.
London, Bill, Ed.
This monograph contains eight paper that explore the role and value of information officers, focusing on: (1) results of a nationwide survey of educational institutions that examined the percentage of SCDE's represented by public information officers and the type of representation offered; (2) deans' perspectives on the usefulness of information officers; (3) information officers' roles in different institutional levels; (4) information officers' roles during times of crisis or fundraising; and (5) special challenges faced by SCDE's in smaller institutions. The titles of the papers are: "Information Officers: Who Needs Them?" (Bill London); "Surveying the Deans: What's Happening Today?" (Dorothy A. Witter); "In Their Own Words: The Deans' Perspective on Information Officers in Schools of Education" (Robert A. Cobb, Jane Close Conoley, Gary R. Galluzzo, Sylvester Kohut, Jr., Roderick J. McDavis, Bernard Oliver, Rodney Reed, Jerry Robbins, and John Taylor); "The Role of the Information Officer in Building Internal Support" (Ken McConnellogue); "Within the University: Gaining Respect in Your Own Backyard" (Kay M. Hyatt); "Taking Messages to External Audiences" (Leanne South and Phillip West); "In Fund-raising and Crisis Campaigns: When Deans Really Need Information Officers" (Bill London); and "Sigh, No Silver: A Memo from the Lone Information Officer" (Kathryn O'Dell-Thompson). An appendix presents a sample deans' survey. (SM)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Administration, Deans, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Public Relations, School Community Relationship, Schools of Education, Small Colleges
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.