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Supporting course and programme leaders in higher education, practical wisdom for leaders, educational developers and programme leaders, edited by Jenny Lawrence, Sue Morón-García and Rowena Senior

Offering research- and evidence-based approaches that explore the essential components of programme leadership in higher education, this book is designed to define, develop and support the programme leadership role and all those who undertake it. The book is split into three parts, taking into account the three different lenses through which programme leaders and their professional practice and relationships are generally viewed: the institution, the individual and the programme team. Chapters and case studies address key elements crucial to the holistic development of programme leadership and programme leaders. These include: understanding and developing programme leadership in context; developing organisational structures and processes so programme leaders can thrive; growing programme leaders' educational leadership, team working and communication. Crucial reading for programme leaders, as well as academic and educational developers and leaders working across faculties and whole institutions, this text includes contributions from teaching- and research-focused higher education institutions, as well as established and modern college- and university-based providers in both the northern and southern hemispheres
Table Of Contents
Part 1: Institutional Development of Programme Leadership and Programme Leaders: Understanding and Developing the Role 1. Out of the Shadows: Foregrounding Programme Leadership in ScotlandMartha Caddell, Sam Ellis, Christine Haddow, and Kimberly Wilder-Davis Practitioner Response to Chapter One: Shining a light on Canadian Programme LeadershipAndrea S. Webb2.Nailing Jelly to the Wall: Understanding and Defining Programme Leadership in a Large InstitutionRachel Forsyth and Stephen PowellPractitioner Response to Chapter Two: Understanding and Defining Programme Leadership in a South African ContextNosisana Mkonto3.Developing Program Leadership in an Australian University: An Institutional Approach to Professional Learning and DevelopmentLouise Maddock, Samantha Carruthers, and Karen van HaeringenPractitioner Response to Chapter Three: Reviewing the program leadership strategy in an Australian university: Could it be adapted in the Greek context? Marianna KaratsioriCase Study 1: Developing a Role Statement for Programme LeadershipLouise Maddock, Samantha Carruthers, Karen van Haeringen, Helen Massa and Christopher Love4. It takes a village: A Collaborative and Comprehensive Approach to Designing a Cross-Institutional Development Programme for Programme LeadersPetia PetrovaPractitioner Response to Chapter Four: Considering Co-Constructing a Programme Leadership Development Programme in a Research Intensive HEIDeanne Gannaway5. Harnessing the Potential of Formal Networks and Informal Communities to Support the Holistic Development of Programme Leaders.Graham Scott and Jenny LawrencePractitioner Response to Chapter Five: It's a good start: Reflections through indigenous eyes on a holistic approach to supporting course and programme leadershipPiki DiamondCase Study 2: The 'Gardeners' Calendar': A Practical Workshop for Programme Leaders to Plan the Academic Yearly CycleJuliet EvePart 2: Individual programme leaders: the development of leadership through experience and collaboration6.Programme Leaders as Educational and Academic Leaders: A question of influence - relationships, behaviour and commitmentDoug ParkinPractitioner Response to Chapter Six: A sympathetic approach and practical strategiesSvitlana Kalashnikova and Olena Orzhel 7. "It can be a lonely job sometimes": The use of Collaborative Space and Social Network Theory in support of Programme LeadersMaeve O'Dwyer and Rebecca SandersonPractitioner Response to Chapter Seven: Social support for programme leaders: building an interdisciplinary communityMayara da Mota Matos8.Empowering Programme Leaders: Developing relational academic leadershipSarah MoorePractitioner Response to Chapter Eight: Leadership as collaboration: taking a less individualistic approachOscar Jerez YañezCase Study 3: Honesty and the power of open approaches that foster trustJessie Johnson and Frances KaluCase Study 4: Reflecting on the transition from traditional to blended programmes: 6 critical messages to manage changeEmma O'Brien, Carol O'Sullivan and Gwen MooreCase Study 5: Leading joint and combined honours programmes: amplified complexityDawne Irving-Bell and Sue Morón-GarcíaCase Study 6: Taking the lead: creating an undergraduate environmental science programme to meet the benchmarks and expectations.Bethan L WoodPart 3: The Practice of Programme Leadership: Leading Programme Teams9. The collaborative programme leader: embedding meaningful collaboration into a programme cultureEvelyn JamiesonPractitioner Response to Chapter Nine: Using our disciplines to improve our leadership approachesLucia Piquero AlvarezCase Study 7: A Team-Based Retreat for Programme DevelopmentSarah MooreCase Study 8: Coordinating Programme Design Though 'Assessment Therapy'Dominic Henri10. In pursuit of excellence: A collaborative and interdisciplinary framework for reconceptualizing programme leadersJacqueline Hamilton and Christopher DonaldsonPractitioner Response to Chapter Ten: The importance of framing the curriculum as a living systemCatherine M. MillettCase Study 9: Leading successful programme transformationSharon Altena and Karen TheobaldCase Study 10: Building a programme roadmap: managing the management to focus on educational leadershipEva Malone and Stephen YorkstoneConclusion: Championing programme leadership for success in higher educationRowena Senior, Sue Morón-García and Jenny Lawrence
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