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A New Way: Introducing Higher Education to Professional Learning Communities at Work

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Drive lasting structural and cultural change. With this user-friendly guide, you'll discover how to implement professional learning community practices in colleges and universities. The authors detail the great promise the PLC process has for reshaping the way leaders think and work together to drive student achievement. Practical and research-based, the process carries significant potential for improving results in higher education. Craft a clear purpose, and review the three big ideas of a PLC. Learn the key questions that collaborative teams must answer to improve student learning in university settings.

The future of higher education depends on leaders’ dedication to making big changes in institutional practices and structures. A New Way: Introducing Higher Education to Professional Learning Communities at Work acts as a guide for implementing PLC practices in colleges and universities. Authors Robert Eaker and Debra Sells detail the great promise the PLC model for how reshaping how leaders think and work and, more important, how well students succeed.

With this book, educators will:

  • Learn how the concepts and practices of PLCs offer the best hope for meeting the criticisms and challenges facing institutions of higher education
  • Explore key questions that collaborative teams must ask to improve student learning in university settings
  • Learn strategies to motivate those who are unwilling to change their practices
  • Discover ways for improving academic advising and recruitment plans
  • Consider the barriers to students success in university structures and cultures.’
  • Robert Eaker

    Robert Eaker

  • Debra Sells

    Debra Sells

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Additional Information

SKU SOT0614
ISBN 9781760560614
Publish date 11/07/2017
ascd video No