ERIC Number: ED265780
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
ASHE Reader on Faculty and Faculty Issues in Colleges and Universities.
Finkelstein, Martin J., Ed.
The academic profession is discussed in 25 articles that cover: the current status of the professoriate, the faculty culture and nature of the career, teaching/research roles, women and minority faculty, part-time and two-year college faculty, and faculty development/evaluation. The book is intended as a reader for students in graduate programs in higher education administration. Bibliographies on each of the topics presented are included. Titles and authors are as follows: "Stark Realities: The Academic Profession in the 1980s" (Phillip G. Altbach); "The Changing Social Origins of American Academics" (Seymour Martin Lipset, Everett C. Ladd, Jr.); "The Job Market for College Faculty" (Richard B. Freeman); "A Framework for Academic Careers" (D. W. Light, Jr., L. R. Marsden, T. C. Corl); "Personal History and Professional Career" (Marvin Freedman and Associates); "The Academic Career as a Developmental Process: Implications for Higher Education" (Roger G. Baldwin, Robert T. Blackburn); "The Academic Reward Structure in American Higher Education" (Howard P. Tuckman); "Faculty Culture" (Burton R. Clark); "Academic Freedom and Tenure: Statement of Principles, 1940;""Tenure: A Summary, Explanation, and 'Defense'" (William Van Alstyne); "The Work Experience of American College Professors: Some Data and an Argument" (E. Ladd); "The Motivation to Teach" (James L. Bess); "Social-Psychological Accessibility and Faculty-Student Interaction beyond the Classroom" (Robert C. Wilson, Lynn Woods, Jerry G. Gaff); "The Superior College Teacher from the Students' View" (Kenneth A. Feldman); "Research Note: Correlates of Faculty Publications" (R. Blackburn, Charles E. Behymer, David E. Hall); "Faculty Organization and Authority" (B. Clark); "Academics and Governance" (Logan Wilson); "From 'Assessing the Impact of Faculty Collective Bargaining'" (J. Victor Baldridge, Frank R. Kemerer, Barbara Adams, Joyce Nahita, Caesar Naples, Sue Schlesinger, John A. Thompson); "In Between: The Community College Teacher" (Howard B. London); "Who is Part-Time in Academe?" (H. Tuckman); "Women and Minority Faculty" (Martin J. Finkelstein); "Faculty Development in a Time of Retrenchment" (Group for Human Development in Higher Education); "Are Instructional Improvement Programs Off-Target?" (R. Blackburn, Glenn R. Pellino, Alice Boberg, Colman O'Connell) "Faculty Development: The Institutional Side" (William Toombs); and "Goals and Procedures of Faculty Evaluation" (John A. Centra). (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Career Ladders, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation, Governance, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Labor Market, Minority Groups, Part Time Faculty, Retrenchment, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Conditions, Teaching (Occupation), Tenure, Women Faculty, Writing for Publication
Ginn Press, 191 Spring Street, Lexington, MA 02173 ($23.96).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for the Study of Higher Education.