Optimal educational operations are necessary for effectively delivering service to students and maintaining the financial health of the institution. This group is for those who oversee, or aspire to oversee, educational operations. Group members discuss and share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Ongoing Management | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Cecilia Cabrera

It is important on post secondary schools to hire faculty or instructors that meets the education, state and program requirements to teach the course. In addition, individual who are actively working...

Faculty Performance Consideration | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Cecilia Cabrera

We are currently on the process of transitioning from a full on-ground to hybrid or blended program. So far, in regards to faculty performance consideration, it's almost the same as on-ground. There...

On-boarding New Faculty | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Cecilia Cabrera

Knowing and meeting the accreditation requirements is very important for an institution. Communicating these requirements to your team is very crucial. Success and failure relies on proper...

Selection of Faculty Members | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Cecilia Cabrera

Adjunct instructors who are current and actively working in the field can share important current information in an online learning education set-up.  

Faculty Performance Consideration | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Tammi Cooper

One thing that stands out to me here is the idea of focusing on a faculty member's performance right now. What is happening now is what matters, not how they performed 6 months ago.  

On-boarding New Faculty | Origin: OP121 | New comment by Tammi Cooper

It is important for new faculty to understand their expectations and how their job descriptions and tasks fit into the overall context of the academic program and university.  

Basic Planning & Initial Steps for a Five-year Plan | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Tammi Cooper

The five year plan can provide a roadmap of sorts for annual activities while also offering a longer-term look at the landscape.

Student Services Planning | Origin: OP105 | New comment by Tammi Cooper

The information in this course reminded me that it is important to view student support from a variety of "lenses." There are many departments and units that contribute to student success and we...

Learn from the Data | Origin: OP106 | New comment by Tammi Cooper

Using data is incredibly important. Often times we have a "feeling" about what we want to do, but this is not enough. When using scarce university resources, we should be data-driven in our...

Job Analysis | Origin: OP115 | New comment by Tammi Cooper

Observing an incumbent is a great tip. I can certainly identify the characteristics of a good instructor. Translating these into KSAOs would be beneficial when developing a job description.