ERIC Number: ED451785
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Doing Academic Planning: Effective Tools for Decision Making.
Nedwek, Brian P., Ed.
This sourcebook was designed to provide academic planners with the tools to perform core functions and activities that facilitate the transformation of higher education institutions from provider-centered cultures and organizations to learner-centered franchises. The readings examine partnerships and alliances needed for higher education to survive the passage into the information age. The book, which is organized around eight core topical areas, contains these chapters: (1) "Policy Analysis: Scouting for the Academic Wagon Train" (Marie E. Zeglen); (2) "Approaches to Environmental Scanning" (Thomas V. Mecca); (3) "Planning an Academic Program Review" (Gertrude M. Eaton and Helen F. Giles-Gee); (4) "Alternative Delivery Strategies, Partnerships, and Articulation Agreements: New Recipes for Favorite Dishes" (Kathleen A. Corak and James L. Croonquist); (5) "Recruitment/Retention Analysis Tools" (Michael F. Middaugh and Dale W. Trusheim); (6) "Financial Aid and Strategic Planning" (Dale W. Trusheim and Michael F. Middaugh); (7) "Human Resources Planning" (Carol Everly Floyd); (8) "Institutional Informational Technology Resource Assessment" (Linda Fleit); (9) "Planning for Information Technology" (Susy S. Chan); (10) "Student Development: An Integrated Approach to the Age Old Pursuit" (Diana L. Sharp and G. Gary Grace); (11) "Planning the Co-Curricular Component" (Gretchen Warner Kearney and Stephen P. McLaughlin); (12) "Integrating Academic and Facilities Planning" (Dilip M. Anketell); (13) "Connecting Academic Plans to Budgeting: Key Conditions for Success" (Thomas K. Anderes); and (14) "Linking Quality Assurance and Accountability: Process and Performance Indicators" (Brian P. Nedwek). Each chapter contains references. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Society for Coll. and Univ. Planning, Ann Arbor, MI.