Recommended Reading for Deans of Theological Schools
It is not uncommon that those who step up to the office of dean at theological schools enter a realm that is daunting and unfamiliar: academic administration and leadership. More often than not, theological school deans previously enjoyed the relatively pastoral life of scholar and academic. Now, they have to GET THINGS DONE! That means engaging in professional development in a whole new field. Below is a selected list of “starter” books for the dean’s new library. For new deans who wonder how to get a handle on the job, this is a good place to start.
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- How Teaching Online Enhances Residential Pedagogies: The Big Picture- I spent most of my early teaching online trying to figure out how to make key aspects of residential teaching and learning—interactive lecturing, organic discussion, respect for diversities—possible in online […]
- 5 Tips for Effective Online Teacher-Student Communication- George Bernard Shaw, recipient of the 1925 Noble Prize in Literature and award-winning Irish playwright, famously said: “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken […]