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ERIC Number: ED532379
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 0
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5931-1757-3
Training Higher Education Policy Makers and Leaders: A Graduate Program Perspective. Educational Policy in the 21st Century: Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions
Wright, Diane, Ed.; Miller, Michael T., Ed.
IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Higher Education is a vibrant, changing field of study. With roots in multiple disciplines, these degree programs prepare the administrators, faculty, and policy makers who direct the current and future higher education enterprise. At a time when higher education is changing rapidly, these programs are poised to frame the future of an educated society. This book examines all aspects of how Higher Education programs operate--from their marketing, focus on student affairs and community colleges, the emergence of online programs and core curricula. Authors from a broad and diverse spectrum of institutions map the current setting of Higher Education programs with an eye on future directions for their livelihood and survival. This book contains: (1) Introduction (Bruce A. Jones); (2) Reflections on Making the Case for Leadership Education in Higher Education (Stephen G. Katsinas); (3) Progress in the Development of Higher Education as a Specialized Field of Study (Dianne Wright); (4) The Current Status of Higher Education Programs: Findings and Implications (Michael S. Harris); (5) Student Affairs Programs (Jennifer M. Miles); (6) Community College Programs: Growth and Development Since the Kellogg Era (Marilyn Amey); (7) Cohort Graduate Programs: Fostering Communities of Learners in the 21st Century (Brian Bourke); (8) Online Higher Education Programs: New Challenges, New Frontiers, New Learning and New Scholarship (Nataliya V. Ivankova and Sheldon L. Stick); (9) Exemplary Higher Education Graduate Programs: Revisited After 25 Years (Marybelle C. Keim); (10) Core Curricula for American Higher Education Programs (Nathaniel J. Bray); (11) The Use of Graduate Certificates in the Training of Higher Education Policy Makers and Leaders (Ashley Tull); (12) Role of the Dissertation (Darla Twale); (13) The Purpose of the Qualitative Dissertation in Higher Education Graduate Programs (Lee S. Duemer); (14) A Framework for Understanding Assessment of Student Learning in Higher Education Graduate Programs (Ibrahima Poda); (15) Technology in Higher Education Graduate Programs: Toward Utility and Opportunity (William Brescia and Michael T. Miller); (16) Marketing Higher Education Graduate Programs: Strategic Initiatives or Dumb Luck? (Daniel P. Nadler and Michael T. Miller); and (17) Future Directions for Higher Education and Public Policy Programs (Dianne Wright).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
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Language: English
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