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2. What issues involving power and politics are involved in moving from a setting that encouraged faculty empowerment to one that required much more standardization of instruction? How would you deal with those issues if you were involved in university administration?

Besides a poor fit between course design and the instructor's teaching style may consist of irreconcilable differences, demonstrates a lack of ownership and may even be a reason for me to disagree with aspects of the course content what else is there. And as far as the university goes wouldn't it just be better to voice those concerns to those higher than the university's administration?

3. In the specific case of adult learners and use of multiple instructors, is it possible to reach a compromise between standardization and empowerment so that the benefits of standardization can be obtained while still allowing for the flexibility that comes with empowerment? How can this apply to courses taught online versus face-to-face?

I believe a compromise could come about, but besides just speaking about the issue I am not sure what else can be done and how this can be applied to courses taught online versus face -to-face just has me a block. Discuss.

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2. What you have is excellent. I would elaborate on the fact that each class requires so much sit time. For example, if it is a three hour class that the teacher is teaching, then he or she will put in extra time outside of class grading papers and so forth based off the curriculum. The student has to be in class so many hours based off the states standards in order to graduate. Both of these factors, can make the instruction more ...

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This solution provided ways in which power and politics are involved in moving from a setting that encouraged faculty empowerment to one that required much more standardization of instruction; How would you deal with those issues if you were involved in university administration; if it is possible to reach a compromise between standardization and empowerment so that the benefits of standardization can be obtained while still allowing for the flexibility that comes with empowerment; How can this apply to courses taught online versus face-to-face?

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