ERIC Number: ED344538
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Oct
To Improve the Academy: Resources for Student, Faculty, and Institutional Development, 1986.
Svinicki, Marilla, Ed.; And Others
This collection of papers, the fifth in an annual series, presents views of members of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education on improving teaching and learning in higher education settings. Articles and their authors are as follows: "Reflections of a Practitioner: Ten Years of Professional and Organization Development" (William H. Bergquist); "Social Commitment: A Vision for Higher Education" (Sheryl Riechmann Hruska); "Coping with Resistance to Faculty Development" (Jim L. Turner, Robert Boice); "Using Qualitative Methods to Generate Data for Instructional Development" (Donald H. Wulff, Jody D. Nyquist); "Peripheral Programming: An Approach to Faculty Development" (Andy Farquharson); "The Place of Practice-Centered Inquiry in a Faculty Development Program" (Nancy Van Note Chism, Donald P. Sanders); "CIDR: A Small Service Firm Within a Research University" (Jody D. Nyquist); "When Funds Won't Stretch: Faculty and Organizational Development Projects for Minuscule Budgets" (Susanne W. Whitcomb); "Getting Development Underway Through Faculty Involvement" (Dean Hustuft); "Using Interviews in Development Programs for Beginning Teachers" (Lawrence T. McGill, James M. Shaeffer); "Academic Department Chair Training: The Why and The How of It" (Ann F. Lucas); "Learning to Teach in an American Classroom: Narrowing the Culture and Communication Gap for Foreign Teaching Assistants" (Ellen Sarkisian); "Genetics in Jeopardy: The Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Disease in an Undergraduate Medical Course - A Case Report" (Richard G. Tiberius, R. J. M. Gold); "Teaching the Introductory-Level Course: A Special Challenge" (Delivee L. Wright); "How To Prevent Students" (Linc. Fisch); "Instructional Developers and Instructors as Collaborators in the Oral Presentation Assignment" (Robert L. Flagler, John E. Hamlin); "Tracing Academic Career Paths: Implications for Faculty Development" (Mary Deane Sorcinelli); and "A Survey of Faculty Development Practices" (Glenn Erickson). References follow chapters. Contains title and author indexes. (GLR)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Strategies, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Program Development, Resource Allocation, Skill Development, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
New Forums Press, 219 E. Greenvale Ct., Stillwater, OK 74076 ($8.50 plus $1.50 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development.; Professional and Organizational Network in Higher Education.
Note: For other volumes in this series, see ED 325 062-063 and HE 025 451-454.