Publications for Departments
NEW Assessment in Political Science (2009) Edited by Michelle D. Deardorff (Jackson State University), Kerstin Hamann (University of Central Florida), and John Ishiyama (University of North Texas), Assessment in Political Science provides in-depth discussion and resources for classroom, departmental and program assessment that can be used by all departments and institutions. In addition to general assessment tools, the authors and editors provide guidance on assessing learning in special situations such as in online environments and experiential programs. This is a great reference tool for all faculty and departments. More on this book »
Interdisciplinarity and the Political Science Department Chair: Implications, Challenges, and Opportunities
Each year at the APSA Annual Meeting, APSA hosts a workshop for department chairs that focuses on issues important to department chairs. The 2008 Annual Meeting Workshop for Chairs addressed the unique challenges, implications, and opportunities posed by the growing movement toward interdisciplinarity. It featured presentations by Graham Wilson, Boston University, Neal Beck, New York University, Lynne Ford, College of Charleston, Virginia Sapiro, Boston University, and Carol Van Hartesveldt, National Science Foundation, along with a question and answer period. This full transcript of the session is available for
Development at the Departmental Level: 2007 Workshop for Chairs
The 2007 workshop addressed the unique challenges of development. It featured presentations by Stephanie A. Banta, Director of Development for the Northwestern University's Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences, Alice J. Bardea, Senior Director, Major Gifts, at Northwestern, and Kate Forhan, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Northeastern Illinois University, along with a question and answer period.
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