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Volume IV: What works, what matters, what lasts
Building teams within the campus community
October 29, 2004
- When you're in charge: Tips for leading teams
- This essay featured in Kiwanis magazine in March 2001 provides insight into different types of leaders and how their characteristics determine their ability to lead and to interact with teams.
- Using case studies
- Used for the PKAL Leadership Initiative, this brief essay explains the value of case studies as examples of active-learning, which allows the "student" to explore real-life interdisciplinary, research-rich, science for all, and technology-rich issues.
- Negotiating budgets and faculty lines in difficult times
- Green College faces challenges with obtaining resources for its science departments. Based on an external review of the college, administrators and faculty must decide on how to handle the "bad review" of the environmental science program.
- Loon University
- Loon University's standing for science and math education has recently decreased. The faculty from the science and math division, therefore, decide to campaign amongst the administration for funding to achieve the goal of creating an interdisciplinary, technology-rich, science for all learning environment.
- Loon University: Transforming to a technology-rich learning environment
- Referring to Case Study #2, J.B. Sharma and Ann Smith pose the question of whether or not Loon University would benefit from moving towards a technology-rich learning environment.