Leading the Learner-Centered Campus: An Administrator's Framework for Improving Student Learning Outcomes

Leading the Learner-Centered Campus: An Administrator's Framework for Improving Student Learning Outcomes

By: Roxanne Cullen (author), Michael Harris (author), Maryellen Weimer (foreword_author)Hardback

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The Learner-Centered paradigm on campuses has grown into an institution-wide effort led by administrators at all levels, working to make their campuses into learner-centered environments. Stepping into that movement, this book shows campus leaders how to translate theory into practice. Outlining how the roles of academic leaders must change in a learner-centered academic environment, the authors explain the varied processes to be followed as all levels of administration transform practices from an instructional leadership mode to a learner-centered leadership mode. The book is a powerful tool for improving higher education for everyone from presidents to department chairs.

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About Author

Michael Harris is the provost and vice president for academic affairs and a professor of public policy at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan.

Roxanne Cullen is a professor of English at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, where she has also acted as associate vice president for academic affairs.

Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Part I Learner-Centered Leadership.

1 Rethinking Our Current Challenges: The Context for Change.

2 The Instructional Paradigm: The Reason for Change.

3 The Learner-Centered Paradigm: The Goal of Change.

4 Leading the New Paradigm: The Method for Change.

Part II Advancing the Learner-Centered Agenda.

5 Fostering Faculty Development.

6 Orienting New Faculty.

7 Assessing Teaching Quality.

8 Supporting Learning through Renovation of Spaces.

Closing Thoughts.

References.

Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/05/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780470402986
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780470402986
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 0470402989

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