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Cases on Technologies for Educational Leadership and Administration in Higher Education

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Institutions of higher learning rely heavily on technological innovation to effectively deliver educational services and provide students with a quality experience. Thus, the ability of leaders and administrators at these institutions to produce effective policy and to innovate in an evolving world hinges on successfully applying technological solutions to everyday challenges facing their college or university.Cases on Technologies for Educational Leadership and Administration in Higher Education brings together a collection of practical case studies exploring the application of new technologies, such as student management systems and enterprise resource planning, along with strategies that educational leaders can use to foster organizational change. Targeted toward college and university administrators and leaders, this book discusses successful strategies for managing universities in the tech-savvy 21st century.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
    1. LOOKING TO DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY FOR ASSISTING EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION
    2. THE CHANGING (INTER)FACE OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION
    3. ORGANIZATION
  5. Section 1: Planning and Developing E-Learning Tools
    1. Chapter 1: Enterprise System Development in Higher Education
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES / PROBLEMS FACING THE ORGANIZATION
    2. Chapter 2: The Selection of a New Student Administration System at University of Southland
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      4. APPENDIX A
      5. APPENDIX B
    3. Chapter 3: An Inquiry into the Policies and Practices for Online Education at One U.S. Doctoral/Research-Extensive University
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Building an Interactive Fully-Online Degree Program
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Introducing ICT-Services in a University Environment
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES
    6. Chapter 6: Planning and Implementing Online Programs
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION: SCHOOL-BASED PERSPECTIVE
      5. CHALLENGES
      6. RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CASE STUDY: DEPARTMENT-BASED PERSPECTIVE
      8. CHALLENGES
      9. RECOMMENDATIONS
  6. Section 2: E-Learning Tool Implementation and Evaluation
    1. Chapter 7: ERP Implementation in Higher Education
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      5. ERP IMPLEMENTATION AT AGORA UNIVERSITY
      6. CURRENT CHALLENGES/PROBLEMS FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      7. APPENDIX A: SAMPLE FUNCTIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCENARIO
      8. APPENDIX B: ERP EVALUATION CRITERIA
    2. Chapter 8: Breaking the Ice
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CASE DESCRIPTION
      4. CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      5. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 9: Implementing Virtual Career Counseling and Advising at a Major University
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      4. SETTING THE STAGE
      5. CASE DESCRIPTION
      6. CURRENT CHALLENGES/PROBLEMS FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      7. APPENDIX
    4. Chapter 10: A Case of an IT-Enabled Organizational Change Intervention
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES/PROBLEMS FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      6. APPENDIX A
      7. APPENDIX B
    5. Chapter 11: A Statewide Transition from Campus to Centralized System
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BENEFITS OF CONSOLIDATION
      4. CURRENT CHALLENGES
      5. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 12: Critical Issues in Evaluating Education Technology
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
    7. Chapter 13: Lab Development for Delivering Information Systems Courses Online at Small Campuses
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
  7. Section 3: Faculty Development and E-Learning Delivery
    1. Chapter 14: Developing an Online Community to Promote Engagement and Professional Learning for Pre-Service Teachers Using Social Software Tools
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES/PROBLEMS FACING THE ORGANIZATION
    2. Chapter 15: Faculty Development in Instructional Technology in the Context of Learning Styles and Institutional Barriers
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. CASE BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
    3. Chapter 16: Sharing Insights
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES
    4. Chapter 17: The Adjunct’s Role in Delivering Quality Online Instruction
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CASE FINDINGS
      6. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING ORGANIZATIONS
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 18: E-Learning Quality
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 19: Developing a Learning Organization Model for Problem-Based Learning
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES/PROBLEMS FACING OUR WORK
  8. Section 4: Advances in Virtual Learning Tools and Services
    1. Chapter 20: Education Balanced Scorecard for Online Courses
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH METHODS
      4. DESIGN OF THE EDUCATION BALANCED SCORECARD
      5. EDUCATION BALANCED SCORECARD RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    2. Chapter 21: Building an Online Undergraduate Module from a Graduate Module
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. CASE DESCRIPTION
    3. Chapter 22: The UAB Virtual Campus
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 23: EVAINU Research
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ABOUT EVAINU
      3. THE THREE TYPICAL CASES
    5. Chapter 24: Excellence in Virtual Education
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OBJECTIVES
      4. THE TUTOR ONLINE INITIATIVE
      5. METHODOLOGY
    6. Chapter 25: Requirements Analysis and Implementation
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
  9. Compilation of References
  10. About the Contributors