ERIC Number: ED366279
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Resources for Faculty, Instructional, & Organizational Development.
Wulff, Donald H., Ed.; Nyquist, Jody D., Ed.
To Improve the Academy, v11 1992
This annual journal presents the latest thinking and research on important issues of faculty, instructional, and organizational development in postsecondary education. Essays in this issue and their authors are as follows: "Faculty Development and the New American Scholar" (William B. Bondeson); "Improving Higher Education: Issues and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning" (Maryellen Weimer); "Faculty Development in Out-of-the-Way Places" (Sally S. Atkins, Marilla D. Svinicki); "Interviews with Existing Faculty: Why Do They Leave?" (Deborah Olsen); "Gender Differences in Faculty Perceptions of Factors that Enhance and Inhibit Academic Career Growth" (Edwin L. Simpson); "Instructional Needs of Part-Time Faculty: Implications for Faculty Development" (Christine A. Stanley, Terrence D. Lumpkins); "What Tenure Files Can Reveal to Us about Evaluation of Teaching Practices: Implications for Instructional/Faculty Developers" (David G. Way); "Using Focus Groups to Obtain Students' Perceptions of General Education" (Sheila Wright, Anne Hendershott); "Team Learning: A Comprehensive Approach for Harnessing the Power of Small Groups in Higher Education" (Larry K. Michaelson); "Conducting Effective Discussions in the Diverse Classroom" (Andrew S. Knoedler, Mary Ann Shea); "Not Another Inventory: Rather a Catalyst for Reflection" (Niel D. Fleming, Colleen Mills); "Hard Times Signal Challenges for Faculty Developers" (Elizabeth F. Fideler, Mary Dean Sorcinelli); "Cosmopolitan Communities for Faculty Developers" (Myrna J. Smith and others); "Breaking Barriers: Mentoring Junior Faculty Women for Professional Development and Retention" (Marie W. Wunsch, Linda K. Johnsrud); "Conducting Effective Peer Classroom Observations" (Barbara J. Millis); "Effective Programming for TA Development" (Lavon Gappa); "Reflections on Teaching Courses in Faculty Development: Three Case Studies" (Kathleen T. Brinko and others); "Inclusive Teaching: A Workshop on Cultural Diversity" (Emily C. Wadsworth); "Building Motivation and Cognition Research Into Workshops on Lecturing" (Michael B. Paulsen); "Using Cases About Teaching for Faculty Development" (LuAnn Wilkerson, John Boehrer); "The Case of Edwina Armstrong" (Rita Silverman, William M. Welty); "Just Tell Us What You Want" (Marilla Svinicki); "The Case of the Missed Exam" (Emily C. Wadsworth); "See You Wednesday!" (Elizabeth F. Fideler, Deanna Yameen); "How Can I Be Heard?" (LuAnn Wilkerson); "Bill Jasper's First Night" (Nick Brockunier and others); "The Return of Bill Jasper" (Kenneth J. Zahorski). Individual papers contain references. (GLR)
Descriptors: Career Development, Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, College Faculty, Cultural Differences, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Mentors, Organizational Development, Peer Evaluation, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Assistants, Women Faculty
New Forums Press, P.O. Box 876, Stillwater, OK 74076 ($8.50 plus $1.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education.
Identifiers: Focus Groups Approach