ERIC Number: EJ565290
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Viewing Assessment as an Innovation: Leadership and the Change Process.
Gray, Peter J.
New Directions for Higher Education, n100 p5-15 Win 1997
Assessment can be viewed as innovation to be adopted by the people in an institution. It is up to leaders in higher-education institutions to identify early-adopter and majority groups of faculty in schools, colleges, and departments and work with them to adapt assessment to local conditions in a way that overcomes any perceived disadvantages. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Attitude Change, Attitudes, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Faculty, College Outcomes Assessment, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Institutional Research, Leadership, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate, Teacher Attitudes, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "The Campus-Level Impact of Assessment: Progress, Problems, and Possibilities," No. 100.