ERIC Number: ED326294
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the National Conference on Professional Develoment of Part-Time Occupational/Technical Faculty (Scottsdale, Arizona, January 31-February 3, 1990).
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg.; American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.; National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.; National Council for Occupational Education, Inc., Wausau, WI.
This collection of 24 articles provides examples of innovative practices in professional development for part-time faculty. Included in the proceedings are the following: (1) "Identifying Professional Development Programs for Two-Year College Occupational/Technical Faculty" (James L. Hoerner and others); (2) "Part-Time Faculty, Full-Time Excellence" (Cynthia A. Barnes); (3) "Part-Time Faculty: An Untapped Resource" (Dennis S. Bartow); (4) "Part-Time Faculty in Technology: Special Needs, Special Responses" (Michael Bishara and others); (5) "Part-Time Faculty Employee Orientation and Socialization for Community Colleges" (Janice Black); (6) "Wishes and Warnings: Genesis of a Faculty Associate Organization" (Kristine Daines); (7) "Part-Time Faculty--Poison or Cure for Higher Education's Ills?" (Gail Evans and others); (8) "Professional Development of Part-Time Faculty: Findings from a Survey of Public Postsecondary Technical Education Institutions" (Kevin Hollenbeck and Betty Rider); (9) "Educators Peer Instructional Consulting (EPIC) Project" (Donald Hoyt); (10) "The Georgia Teacher Educators in Agriculture Consortium (G-TEACh): A Consortium Model for Utilization of Part-Time Faculty" (Maynard J. Iverson); (11) "A Human Resources Development Approach to Part-Time Faculty" (Diana K. Kelly); (12) "Implementing a Team Teaching Approach for Part-Time Faculty Development" (Thomas C. Leitzel); (13) "Occupational Training for the Real World: Bridging the Classroom-to-Corporation Gap" (Janet L. Littrell); (14) "Comprehensive Programming: Meeting Faculty Needs" (Linda Luehrs); (15) "Helping Part-Time Faculty Become Part of the Team" (Gaye Luna); (16) "Part-Time Faculty Development: An Integrative Approach" (E. J. Luterbach and Ed Kamps); (17) "Butler County Community College's Peer Consultation" (Donna Malik and Cindy Hoss); (18) "Communication Bridges and Adjunct Faculty Development" (Catherine Michael); (19) "Effective Use of Practicing Professionals in Higher Education" (Shirley R. Rickert and Michael J. Miller); (20) "Training-Letters: Instructional Skills Training via Distance Delivery for Professional Development of Two-Year College Part-Time Faculty" (Jack H. Shrawder); (21) "An Assessment Program Enhances Faculty Development" (Carol Sunshine); (22) "The ESL (English-as-a-Second-Language) Student: Strategies for Meeting Their Needs" (Linda K. Wark and Norv Wellsfry); (23) "A Comprehensive Professional Development Program for Part-Time Faculty" (James M. Williams); and (24) "Full-Time Synergism for Part-Time Faculty" (Eleanor S. Young). A summary of roundtable discussions (Michael D. Truman) and a list of participants' addresses and telephone numbers are included. (PAA)
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Educational Trends, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation, Faculty Organizations, Full Time Faculty, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Mentors, Organizational Effectiveness, Part Time Faculty, Peer Counseling, Peer Relationship, Program Descriptions, Questionnaires, School Surveys, Teacher Orientation, Team Teaching, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Vocational English (Second Language)
National Center for Research in Vocational Education Materials Distribution Service, Western Illinois University, 46 Horrabin Hall, Macomb, IL 61455 ($5.75).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg.; American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.; National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.; National Council for Occupational Education, Inc., Wausau, WI.