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Webinar Recordings

From Academic Program Decisions to Results

Building and Managing a Robust Program Portfolio
Published 2020
Recorded October 1. The decision-making process is only the beginning—how do you build a robust program portfolio in a way that ensures educational quality, financial sustainability, and meets the needs of your students? We will provide real-world examples of ways to effectively build quality online programs and courses that improve student access and retention, including performance metrics and faculty engagement.

This is part three of a three-part program series, “Integrated Planning to Build a Thriving Academic Program Portfolio.”

Planning for Higher Education Journal

Instituting a New Degree ProgramLocked

A Case Study of University Planning
From Volume 45 Number 4 | July–September 2017
Change in higher education rests on the skills of administrators and their knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of various planning approaches described in this case study.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Creation of an Integrated Services Division to Advance University Strategic InitiativesLocked

From Volume 45 Number 2 | January–March 2017
Combining the typically siloed services required to support the strategic work of universities into one department results in more effective integrated planning and institutional advancement.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Conversations With Central AdministrationLocked

Facilitating Communication and Partnerships in New Program Development
From Volume 41 Number 3 | March–May 2013
Central administration is not creating curriculum; rather, it is encouraging the faculty to understand limitations and embrace broad institutional visions.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Distance EducationLocked

A University's Pioneering Master of Social Work Program Partnership with the U.S. Army
From Volume 38 Number 4 | July–September 2010
Learn how a partnership between Florida State and the US Army planned for and implemented tailored MSW degrees.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Developing a Four-Year Baccalaureate Degree in Applied PsychologyLocked

Experiences in Degree Development at a Former Two-Year Postsecondary Institution
From Volume 36 Number 4 | July–September 2008
What does it take to plan for and move from a two-year to a four-year institution and implement a baccalaureate degree in applied psychology? Here’s how Kwantlen University College (BC) did it.