4 semester credits
Students designate an area in which they have a special interest or expertise for this course. It can be used to acquire new knowledge or to deepen existing knowledge in a specific area in which students expect to build or advance professional careers.
Additional Information for CCL Concentration students: Course to cover an analysis of the exercise of authority and the power and influence in community colleges that relates to governance and management and the relationship of education to other segments of the economy. Coverage will include organizational structures and patterns in community colleges including the board of governors and board of regents. Participants will have a better understanding of the influences affecting community colleges as institutional systems; public/private sector relationships; policies and procedures. Activities will address the subject of shared governance from several perspectives, including partnerships between the state and higher education; disjointed governance in university centers and institutes; a cultural perspective on communication and governance; and balancing governance structures with leadership and trust. Participants will also explore a conceptual framework of faculty trust and participation in governance.
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
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