ERIC Number: ED337207
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
Faculty Handbook: A Resource Guide for Experienced Faculty. 1991-1992.
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community Coll., Richmond, VA. Office of Educational Planning and Research.
This handbook is comprised of checklists, articles, questions, readings, lesson samples, directions, and surveys results to help faculty think about their teaching and other professional duties. It was designed to serve as a resource manual for faculty at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College (JSRCC) on the major facets of their work. In addition to providing material on instructional delivery and design, the handbook reviews available college and community services, and summarizes relevant personnel, student, and academic policies. Section 1 of this three-part handbook focuses on teaching, and includes the following: a teaching style checklist; tips for excellence in teaching; notes from a celebration of teaching forum; information on designing course prerequisites, setting office hours, selecting textbooks, and developing learning activities; a list of learning resources; suggestions for student evaluation, midterm assessment, attendance and make-up work, scheduling class events, identifying behavioral objectives, and creating outlines and syllabi; and information on managing course records and avoiding copyright violation in materials copying. Section 2 focuses on faculty professional growth and development, and includes the following: suggestions for using faculty professional development time at little or no cost; spring 1991 faculty survey results; a list of selected resources; a review of college and community services; and a summary of faculty insurance coverage and benefits. The final section provides three policy appendixes addressing policies of the Virginia Community College System and JSRCC relating to faculty, students, and educational programs respectively. (PAA)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Policy, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Development, Faculty Handbooks, Fringe Benefits, Instructional Development, Instructional Improvement, Personnel Policy, Recordkeeping, School Policy, School Surveys, Teacher Role, Teaching Styles, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: J. Sargeant Reynolds Community Coll., Richmond, VA. Office of Educational Planning and Research.