The challenge and practice of academic accreditation : a sourcebook for library administrators

edited by Edward D. Garten

<p>Recent years have seen numerous and substantial changes in the processes, expectations, and criteria that inform the work of regional accreditation commissions and professional accreditation associations. This sourcebook offers an overview of the accreditation process focused specifically on contemporary expectations for and challenges to libraries, information technologies, and academic computing, and offers practical advice to those librarians involved with academic accreditation activity. <p>Chapters in this professional reference book overview and discuss the principal issues and challenges of academic accreditation, the process of accreditation, and the role of libraries in that process. Throughout the book, attention is given to changing student demographics, the impact of new technologies on the mission of the university, and the evolving expectations placed on the library and other campus information centers. Chapter authors include several executives associated with regional accreditation commissions, library administrators who have extensive experience with accreditation, and university administrators knowledgeable of accreditation issues.

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[目次]

  • The Challenges of Accreditation
  • Challenges for Accreditation in a Rapidly Changing Environment by Kenneth L. Perrin
  • Accreditation Expectations in the Age of New Technology by Ralph A. Wolff and Mimi Harris Steadman
  • Challenges to Accreditation from the New Academic Library Environment by Delmus E. Williams
  • The Practice of Accreditation
  • Reflective Self-Study as Cornerstone of Accreditation: Part I by Edward D. Garten
  • Reflective Self-Study as Cornerstone of Accreditation: Part II by Edward D. Garten
  • Understanding the Purpose and Nature of the Site Visit by Edward D. Garten
  • The Focused Visit: A Special Type of Library Assessment by Susanne O. Frankie
  • The Practical Librarian's View of Accreditation by Joan H. Worley
  • Selected Issues
  • Distance Education and Off-Campus Library Services: Challenges for the Accreditation Process and Librarians by Thomas E. Abbott
  • The Concern for Information Literacy: A Major Challenge for Accreditation by Howard L. Simmons
  • The New American College Student and Workforce Competence: Seven Generalizations that Challenge Traditional Accreditation and Licensure by Robert W. Tucker
  • Challenges to Accreditation Posed by Nontraditional Models of Information Delivery by Cynthia Hartwell and Edward D. Garten
  • Rethinking Library Self-Studies and Accreditation Visits by Ralph A. Wolff
  • Current Standards for Libraries, Information Technologies, and Academic Computing
  • Current Regional Commission Standards and Guidelines by Edward D. Garten
  • Current Disciplinary and Professional Association Standards and Guidelines by Edward D. Garten
  • Highlighting Regional Commission Standards for Libraries and Information Technologies by Selected Categories by Edward D. Garten
  • Observations on the Expectations for Libraries, Academic Computing, and Other Information Technologies as Found in the Professional and Disciplinary Standards by Edward D. Garten
  • Libraries and Accreditation: A Bibliographic Essay
  • Academic Libraries and the Literature of Accreditation by Delmus E. Williams and Phyllis O'Connor
  • Glossary of Commonly Used Terms in Accreditation compiled by Edward D. Garten.

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書名 The challenge and practice of academic accreditation : a sourcebook for library administrators
著作者等 Garten, Edward
Garten Edward D.
シリーズ名 The Greenwood library management collection
出版元 Greenwood Press
刊行年月 1994
ページ数 xvi, 285 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 0313288976
NCID BA24088291
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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