ERIC Number: ED440614
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Leading Academic Change: Essential Roles for Department Chairs. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Lucas, Ann F.
This book offers a strategy for institutional change and an examination of the role of leadership in organizations. Essays focus on the shift away from faculty to a concentration on learning, especially on changes in the role of the department chair. The 12 essays are organized in three parts: Part 1, "Leading Change," includes: "A Teamwork Approach to Change in the Academic Department" and "A Collaborative Model for Leading Academic Change" (Ann F. Lucas); "Handling Resistance to Change" (Sandra I. Cheldelin); and "Transforming Departments into Productive Learning Communities" (Thomas A. Angelo). Part 2, "The Collaborative Role of the Chair in Departmental Change," includes: "The Departmental Statement on Promotion and Tenure: A Key to Successful Leadership" (Robert M. Diamond);"Post-Tenure Review" (Christine M. Licata); and "Strengthening the Departmental Voice in the Faculty Reward System" (Howard B. Altman). Part 3, "Leading Innovative Change in Curriculum and Teaching," includes: "Monitoring and Improving Educational Quality in the Academic Department" (Lion F. Gardiner); "Service Learning and the Engaged Department: A Strategy with Many Uses" (Edward Zlotkowski); "Giving Faculty Ownership of Technological Change in the Department" (A. W. "Tony" Bates); "Leading Curriculum Renewal" (Ann S. Ferren and Kay Mussell); and "The Academy as Learning Community: Contradiction in Terms or Realizable Future?" (Peter M. Senge). (Individual essays contain references.) (CH)
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Department Heads, Educational Change, Higher Education, Institutional Environment, Instructional Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Responsibility, Organizational Change, School Administration
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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