ERIC Number: ED308912
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Human Resource Development at Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology.
Giroux, Roy F.
An overview is provided of Humber College's Human Resource Development programs and activities. Sections I and II present a profile of Humber College, explain the mandate of the college's Human Resource Development Committee, and summarize the activities of the Professional Development Department. Section III describes the following components of the program: (1) faculty development, including orientation for new faculty, in-service education, faculty consultations, presentations of certificates, and mentorships; (2) management development, including professional development opportunities for chairs, academic administrator training, and in-house training; (3) support staff development, including orientations, workshops, and a support staff appreciation week; (4) leadership training for students; (5) cross-college activities, including committee participation, a showcase of innovative practices, and instructional development grants; (6) provincial, national, and international opportunities for conference participation and staff exchanges; and (7) training initiatives resulting from legislation. The awards program used by the college to recognize exemplary and innovative contributions to the field is explained in section VI, while section V describes the League for Innovation in the Community College and Humber College's participation in its activities. Section VI highlights activities undertaken by the Women's Educational Council to further the development of women on campus; and section VII reviews the charge of the Task Force on Human Resource Development in the Third Decade. The final sections look at campus-based undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate studies, and professional affiliations. Appendixes contain a report on the "Scope of the Faculty Development Program at Humber" and sample brochures for human resource development programs. (ALB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Humber Coll. of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto (Ontario). Lakeshore Campus.