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ERIC Number: ED265780
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 398
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-536-05085-6
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)
Ginn Press, 191 Spring Street, Lexington, MA 02173 ($23.96).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for the Study of Higher Education.