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Education Development and Leadership in Higher Education : Implementing an Institutional Strategy - Kym Fraser

Education Development and Leadership in Higher Education

Implementing an Institutional Strategy

By: Kym Fraser (Editor)

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Published: 25th November 2004
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In today's highly competitive and globalized higher education market, leaders and managers find themselves considering the same issues of quality assurance, increased participation, the potential of new technologies and improving standards of teaching, learning and leadership. Education development has a central role to play in these areas, and should be a core element in the strategic positioning of all higher education institutions.
This book is a packed with research and proven case study material on what education development can offer managers in higher education. It draws from worldwide experiences of leading innovative educational developers, and illustrates the numerous ways in which education development strategies, structures and processes can make a difference to an institution's corporate strategy.

'Reading this book will provide a better understanding of the challenges we face and will offer some useful ideas for starting to bring about cultural change.' - Alan Hurst, The Skill Journal, November 2005

'This book provides a lot of pleasant, thought-provoking reading.' - British Journal of Educational Technology Vol 38 No 1 2007

Acknowledgementsp. xiv
Introductionp. 1
From a Community of Scholars to a Companyp. 6
The Role of National Uk Organisations in Enhancing the Quality of Teaching and Learningp. 16
Assuring and Improving Teaching Qualityp. 30
Education Development Units and the Enhancement of University Teachingp. 50
Decentralised Approaches to Education Development: Supporting Quality Teaching and Learning from Within a Facultyp. 72
Alignment and Synergy: Leadership and Education Developmentp. 88
Integrating Teaching and Learning Principles with It Infrastructure and Policyp. 108
Educating University Teachers: Participation and Access Issues for Students Who Have a Disabilityp. 129
Education Development: the Role of Graduate University Teaching Programmesp. 156
Education Development Through Funded Projectsp. 167
Towards a Profession of Tertiary Teaching: Academic Attitudes in Australiap. 182
Referencesp. 198
Indexp. 216
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ISBN: 9780415335249
ISBN-10: 0415335248
Series: SEDA Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 238
Published: 25th November 2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1