ERIC Number: ED472313
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
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Departments That Work: Building and Sustaining Cultures of Excellence in Academic Programs.
Wergin, Jon F.
How academic programs might go about making evaluation more useful, thus making critical reflection more likely, is the central purpose of this book. The chapters are: (1) "The Concept of Academic Quality"; (2) "Motivation for Quality Work"; (3) "Evaluating Quality in Academic Programs"; (4) "Creating the Engaged Department"; (5) "Negotiating Departmental Values"; (6) "Findings Evidence of Quality and Quality Evidence"; (7) "Making Meaning of Quality Evidence"; and (8) "Enhancing Departmental Quality." An appendix discusses: "Departments That Work: What They Do." (Contains 5 figures, 1 table, and 91 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Departments, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization, Higher Education, Program Evaluation
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Note: Foreword by Estela Mara Bensimon.