Описание: Examining the basis and impact of data mining, discussing the role of institutional research and providing a framework for its integration in the context of organization learning, this book assists institutional researchers and analysts in taking advantage of the opportunities of knowledge management and addressing its challenges.
Описание: This issue brings new insights to faculty work and its assessment in light of reconsideration of faculty work roles, rapid technological change, increasing bureaucratization of the core work of higher education, and public accountability for performance. With practical advice and information about processes and tools for evaluating individuals as well as academic units, contributors examine evaluating individual faculty work roles in teaching, scholarship, and in outreach and service. They also discuss the changes to faculty work and its evaluation brought by emerging technology and the World Wide Web. Exploring successful methods that individuals, institutions, and promotion and tenure committees are using evaluations of faculty performance for career development, this issue is an indispensable guide to academic administrators and institutional researchers involved in the faculty evaluation process. This is the 114th volume of the Jossey-Bass series "New Directions for Institutional Research".
Описание: In an era of increased accountability, it is critical to understand why so many partnerships fall short of their goals and to identify the factors that contribute to the success or failure of a collaboration. This book highlights important elements of educational collaboration.
Описание: Thirteen case studies of successful assessment implementation in a wide range of institutes -- community colleges, private four-year liberal arts colleges, and public colleges and universities of various sizes and missions -- are all in this one volume.
Описание: American community colleges represent a true success story. With their multiple missions, they have provided access and opportunity to millions of students. But community colleges are held accountable for their services and must be able to show that they are indeed serving their variety of students appropriately.
Описание: How does one assess community service, civic engagement, and the impact of service learning on a college campus? This volume reviews contemporary research, measurement instruments, and practices in the assessment of civic engagement in higher education, i
An in-depth look at one of a valuable tools for assessing student learning outcomes
Longitudinal assessments, in which researchers track the experiences of individual students over a predetermined period of time, are powerful tools for measuring college student learning outcomes and for institutional planning, policy, and program design. This volume in the critically acclaimed New Directions for Institutional Research comprises contributions from leading experts in the field from institutions of higher learning nationwide who focus on three key aspects of longitudinal assessment, namely, methodology, data collection, and the application of findings in the crafting of institutional improvement initiatives.
Описание: Today's financial and economic challenges require that higher education leaders become prudent fiscal managers and aggressive revenue generators. Maximizing and forecasting revenue has become an important item on the agenda for every strategic-planning and institutional research team. Private institutions strive to maximize public resources through tuition-based government programs while public institutions maneuver to exploit private revenues.
Описание: A source of fresh insights into the status of racial minorities in STEM and the drivers determining minority student success This volume in the acclaimed New Directions for Institutional Success provides answers to some of the most pressing questions regarding racial and ethnic minorities in STEM education.
Описание: Examining the ethical dimensions of various institutional issues, policies, and practices at the community college, this volume fills a critical gap in the field. Chapters focuse on topics that have an important ethical component and transcend specific program areas, campus services, and leadership positions.
Описание: Higher education today is being called on to deliver a new and more powerful kind of education, one that prepares students to be more engaged citizens, better equipped to solve complex problems at work and better prepared to lead meaningful lives individually.
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