ERIC Number: ED265816
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
The Professoriate: Occupation in Crisis.
Watson, Cicely, Ed.
Various aspects of the academic profession are addressed in 23 papers from a 1984 conference sponsored by the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. The focus is foundations studies in higher education, process studies, and policy studies. Titles and authors are as follows: "Leadership: Role Expectations of Faculty" (John S. Daniel); "The Academic Profession: An Historical Perspective--'Communities of Scholars in Ontario'" (Blair Neatby); "The Concept of University Autonomy: An Anchronism?" (Ian Winchester); "Some Current Issues of Accountability" (Edward J. Monahan); "The 'Stuck' Professor: Insights into an Aspect of the Faculty Vitality Issue" (Mary Corcoran, Shirley M. Clark); "Women in the Professoriate: The Case of Multiple Disadvantage" (Helen J. Breslauer); "Legal Challenges to Faculty Employment in the United States: If It Isn't One Thing It's Another" (Walter C. Hobbs); "Faculty Development in Canadian Colleges" (Abram G. Konrad); "Analytic Processes in University Teaching and Learning" (Janet Gail Donald); "Evaluating Teaching: The Potential Good" (Mei-fei Elrick, Terry Gillespie); "Indicators of Stress on the Professoriate: Evidence of Task Preference and Health Behaviour" (Elizabeth Thorsen); "Catching the Wave: Teachable Moments for Moral Development" (Richard G. Tiberius, Doreen Cleave-Hogg); "Instruction in the High Technology Academy: An Historical Context from a Faculty Perspective" (Rodney P. Riegle, Patricia E. Van West); "General Evidence of Academic Measurement Problems in Higher Education" (Noemi Selinger Stokes); "The Academic Profession--An Economic Perspective--'An Endangered Profession'" (Howard Bowen); "The Academic Work Process, the Professoriate, and Unionization" (Howard Buchbinder, Janice Newson); "Labour Relations in Canada's Colleges" (John Dennison); "Manpower Flexibility Policies and Practices as Reported by the Executives of Faculty Associations" (Cicely Watson); "Election of Early Retirement and Other Manpower Flexibility Options by Ontario University Faculty: Past, Present, and Future" (Bertrand Hansen); "Ontario Professors Salaries: A Comparative Analysis" (Trish McAdie); "Canadian and Looking for a Professorship in Business?" (Olga L. Crocker); "The Professoriate of Ontario: Professors Generally and Professors of Education as a Case in Point" (John Holland, Saeed Quazi, N. S. Stokes); and"Future Implications of the Age Structure of the Ontario Professoriate" (C. Watson, S. Quazi, N. S. Stokes). (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Aging (Individuals), College Faculty, College Instruction, Early Retirement, Employment Practices, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Moral Development, Personnel Policy, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Role, Teacher Salaries, Teaching (Occupation), Unions, Women Faculty
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Higher Education Group, 252 Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada ($10, Canadian, plus postage/handling).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States