Academic governance is the process through which academic policies are decided. Participants vary from institution to institution but typically include boards of directors, administrators, faculty, staff, and students, and sometimes government agencies.
This course expands your understanding of accreditation, outcomes assessment, academic governance, and related issues. You will consider the role faculty plays and how you, as an educational leader, can use your knowledge to manage academic affairs. At the end of this course you should be able to:
+ Recognize salient aspects of academic accreditation.+ Understand the program review process.+ Develop strategies for managing curricula issues.+ Manage student issues more effectively.+ Respond to frequently asked academic affairs related questions.