• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Academic Quality Work: A Handbook for Improvement - JB-Anker (Hardback)
  • Academic Quality Work: A Handbook for Improvement - JB-Anker (Hardback)

Academic Quality Work: A Handbook for Improvement - JB-Anker (Hardback)

(author), (author), (author), (foreword)
Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 25/07/2007
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

The proposal for improving academic quality without spending more or abandoning other priorities, presented in 2003 in William Massy's Honoring the Trust, is extended and applied in this how-to book. Informed by successful applications of academic audit at the department level by the University of Missouri System and the Tennessee Board of Regents, this book offers tested descriptions of academic quality work and the audit process. It extends both to include research and teaching at community colleges and four-year campuses. The authors see audit as a way to jump-start and then reinforce a self-sustaining cycle of academic quality improvement. This approach, which is low cost and highly collegial, uses structured conversation within the department and between department members and auditors to examine the possibilities for improvement and achieve commitments for change. Academic Quality Work is aimed at change agents-provosts, deans, department chairs, academic senate members, and faculty-and sponsors of quality improvement, such as trustees, foundation leaders, and legislatures. This book provides 1) the conceptual tools needed to apply audit in any academic setting, 2) materials for orientation and training, 3) examples of self-study and audit reports, and 4) testimonials from faculty.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9781933371238
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 528 g
Dimensions: 234 x 157 x 21 mm

You may also be interested in...

Pimp your Lesson!
Added to basket
Perfect Numerical Test Results
Added to basket
Brilliant Teaching Assistant
Added to basket
The Other Side of the Dale
Added to basket
Dr Montessoris Own Handbook
Added to basket
A Guide to Uni Life (Revised Edition)
Added to basket
The Hundred Languages of Children
Added to basket
How to Get Into Oxbridge
Added to basket
Schools That Learn
Added to basket
On the Nature of the Psyche
Added to basket
Over Hill and Dale
Added to basket
When Miss Emmie was in Russia
Added to basket


Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.