Administration and Faculty: How Relationships Create and Solve the Problems

Velez, Edgardo
October 2015
Journal of Applied Learning Technology;Fall2015, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p37
Academic Journal
The document discusses the relationship between administration and faculty in online higher education institutions. It starts with how important a solid relationship between faculty and administration is for the institution. Then it looks at how technology becomes a contention point among them and why although they both understand how critical technology implementations are, they are at very different levels of optimism in what relates to adopting and evolving the online course experience. Finally, it provides some insights into possible solutions that can help identify and resolve some of the established conflicts between administration and faculty, and present the concepts of appreciation and communication between them in order to increase satisfaction and ultimately improve the institution's operations and the value that it presents to the students.


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