A Practical Guide to University and College Management: Beyond Bureaucracy

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Written for the Higher Education manager, this is a highly accessible text that offers practical guidance on managing the day-to-day life of colleges and universities throughout the academic year. It takes a proactive approach and offers a range of best practice examples and solutions for resolving dilemmas that arise in a rapidly changing environment.

Table of Contents

Selecting and inducting students
Effective Marketing
Making students welcome: managing the Admissions process
Commencement of the Academic Year: Inducting, welcoming and developing students
Establishing and running scholarship programmes
Providing and managing residential accommodation
The student union year
The flexible university year: Marie Stinson, Leeds Met, with subsection on Part time and distance learning
One Great Day: Organising Graduation ceremonies
Assuring the quality of the student learning experience
Managing course administration
Managing assessment systems and processes including the awarding of credit, and exam boards
Dealing with complaints and appeals
Scrutinising quality: Working with external examiners and others to maintain standards
Establishing and launching a new university
Maximising staff and student engagement
Getting the most from staff
The Leeds Met 'Using talents to the full ' scheme
Continuous professional development for staff, Sue North
The Department of Internal Affairs
Engagement of students with the wider community Max Farrar, Chloe Hudson and Chip McLure and CALMs student action colleagues
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