Month: February 2019

Member Recommended Book: Keeping Cool on the Hot Seat

This is the 5th edition of this book. Since initially published in 2001, it has been used by numerous organizations of all kinds to help them know what to do and say in the opening moments of a crisis. Those who have received it from their companies after having gone through the workshop on the same topic have found it to be a ready reference. It is easy to grab when something bad happens that thrusts them into the public eye in a potentially negative way. For those who have not been through the workshop, it can provide them with the basic information they need to make a positive initial impression with the news media and the public and then follow through to a conclusion that allows them to save their corporate reputation.

Member Recommended Internet Site: ACE Prior Learning Assessment

For more than 60 years, ACE has been a nationally recognized leader in the evaluation of workforce and military training, providing standards, practices, and tools that higher education institutions can rely on. Many nontraditional students can demonstrate college-level knowledge and competencies. Such learning—gained from experiences outside postsecondary education—often merits academic credit. Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) provides a range of options from recognition of military and workforce training to national examinations and portfolio development. With more options comes the increased likelihood for greater numbers of learners to complete credentials.

Member Recommended Book: Academic Leadership and Governance of Higher Education

To meet the new and rapidly changing demands facing today’s higher education managers and leaders – from department chairs to trustees – this book offers guidance on how to effectively discharge their responsibilities and how to develop their skills for managing their relationships with internal and external stakeholders. It also provides a broad understanding of the structure and functions of their institution and of the appropriate loci of decision-making.

Member Recommended Event: ACE 2019

ACE 2019 (click for more information) Dates: March 9 @ 5:00 pm – March 12 @ 11:30 am UTC-5 Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1200 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States Description: The American Council on Education’s 101st Annual Meeting…. Read More ›

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