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ERIC Number: EJ586442
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0194-3081
A Statewide Survey of New Department Chairs: Their Experiences and Needs in Learning Their Roles.
Smith, Albert B.; Stewart, Gloria A.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n105 p29-36 Spr 1999
States that role-socialization theory is a useful framework for understanding the experiences of new department chairs and for meeting their professional-development needs. Describes the approaches used by 59 chairs in Texas to learn their new jobs, and illustrates the need for formalized chair-training programs. Contains 11 references. (VWC)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas