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This week, you have reviewed the challenge of leading contingent faculty and the use of digital modalities to deliver instruction to higher education students. Did anything surprise or inspire you? Imagine you are the dean of a community college. The college offers a few of the courses in an online format. Pressure from students and the board has causes you to take a strategic look at whether to offer full degree programs through the online format. The faculty members are against the idea argue that the face-to-face instruction is superior to the online format. The students want the online offerings for convenience sake. The board members want the online format in order to grow the college and follow the current trends.
As part of your strategic planning efforts, choose one of the following decision-making methods to determine the direction you should take:
Table with Pros and Cons
After your analysis, draft a memo to the board and faculty members with the final decision regarding the implementation of fully online degree programs, or not. Justify your reasons based on the decision-making tool you used. Review the weekly resources for information on the decision-making models and drafting a memo.
Length: 3-6 pages, including your graphic creation
References: Support your work with a minimum of five scholarly resources referenced on a separate page at the end of your memorandum.
LINKS...Pierce, S. R. (2014). Governance reconsidered: How boards, presidents, administrators, and faculty can help their colleges thrive.
Queensland Government (2013, November 4). Example SWOT Analysis.
University of Maryland University College (n.d.) Writing effective memos.
Oliver, K. (2014, September 18). Chasing paper: Could online courses help save money? [Video file].
This week, you have reviewed the challenge of leading contingent faculty and the use of digital modalities to deliver instruction to higher education students. Did anything surprise or inspire you? Imagine you are the dean of a community college. The college offers a few of the courses in an online format.