ERIC Number: ED312009
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Performance Appraisal: Concepts and Techniques for Postsecondary Education.
Burkhalter, Bettye B., Ed.; Buford, James A., Jr., Ed.
Designed primarily as a functional tool and reference book for administrators, this book provides a collection of essays covering various aspects of the performance appraisal of college faculty, administrators, and support staff. The booklet presents practical information on the key concepts, theories, practices, and legal constraints in performance appraisal. The collection contains: (1) "Performance Appraisal: An Overview," by Bettye B. Burkhalter; (2) "Legal Aspects of Performance Appraisal," by James A. Buford, Jr.; (3) "Considerations in Selecting a Performance Appraisal Technique," by James A. Buford; (4) "Development of Performance Appraisal and Accompanying Criteria," by Edith A. Miller; (5) "Communication Factors in Performance Appraisal," by Mark E. Meadows; (6)"Minimizing Rater Errors in Observing and Appraising Performance," by William I. Sauser, Jr.; (7) "A President's Perspective: A Rationale and a Strategy for Building a Performance Appraisal Program," by Richard J. Federinko; and (8) "Characteristics of an Effective and Legally Defensible System for Postsecondary Education," by Burkhalter and Buford. Appendixes contain examples of performance appraisal forms designed for a number of purposes within the Alabama college system and a checklist of legal requirements. (AYC)
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, College Faculty, Compliance (Legal), Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Legal Problems, Personnel Evaluation, Postsecondary Education, Teacher Evaluation
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges Publications, 80 South Early Street, Alexandria, VA 22304 ($12.50; $9.50, members).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.