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ERIC Number: ED472018
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Enhancing Community Colleges through Professional Development. New Directions for Community Colleges. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Watts, Gordon E., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n120 Win 2002
The purpose of this volume is to provide a current view of the evolving professional development movement in community colleges. Chapter authors provide descriptions of how their institutions have addressed issues through professional development, created institutional change, developed new delivery systems, reached beyond development programs meant just for faculty, and found new uses for traditional development activities. Chapters include (1) "Professional Development: Setting the Context," by Watts and Hammons; (2) "A New Faculty Orientation Program: Building a Core of New Faculty to Shape the Future of the College," by Welch; (3) "Part-Time Faculty Development at Johnson County Community College," by Burnstad; (4) "Web-Based Faculty Development Using Time-Revealed Scenarios," by Nellis, Hosman, King, and Armstead; (5) "Leading Change Through Faculty Development," by Rouseff-Baker; (6) "Classified Staff Development: An Integrated Model," by Friesen; (7) "Presidents Academy: An Evolution of Leadership Development," by Boggs and Kent; (8) "Leadership Development for the Next Generation," by Watts and Hammons; (9) "College of DuPage Teaching and Learning Center: A Comprehensive Professional Development Program," by Troller; (10) "Recent Advances in Retreats: Adapting the Great Teachers Seminar Model to Serve an Entire College," by Bergeron and McHargue; and (11) "Sources and Information: Professional Development in Community Colleges," by Stolzenberg. (NB)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, College Faculty, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Educational Change, Institutional Role, Internet, Organizational Development, Part Time Faculty, Professional Development, Professional Training, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: Published quarterly. Theme issue.