ERIC Number: ED157469
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Faculty Growth Contracts.
Growth contracts, described as faculty plans for personal and professional growth proposed by each member of the faculty, are examined. The rationale for growth contracts is explained and a list of some institutions using growth contracts or variations of the concept is provided. Growth contract advantages, the role of the evaluation committee or chairperson, and the use of growth contracts and the reward system are presented. A case study involving Gordon College (Wenham, Massachusetts) is discussed. The faculty contract of one teacher, Richard Solar, is contained in the appendix. (SPG)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Self Actualization, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Improvement
University Teaching Methods Unit, University of London Institute of Education, 55 Gordon Square, London WC1H ONT, England
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: London Univ. (England). Inst. of Education.
Identifiers: Gordon College (England); Great Britain; Growth Contracts