ERIC Number: ED344539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
To Improve the Academy: Resources for Student, Faculty, and Institutional Development, 1987.
Kurfiss, Joanne, Ed.; And Others
This collection of papers, the sixth in an annual series, presents the views of members of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education on improving research, career development, conceptual models for program planning, and teaching and learning. Articles and authors are as follows: "The Need for Classroom Research" (K. Patricia Cross); "Development Models of Faculty Careers: A Critique of Research and Theory" (Mary Pat Mann); "Faculty Development Needs as a Function of Status in the Academic Guild" (Sandra Powell Barber); "Starting at the Beginning: The Concerns and Needs of New Faculty" (Jim L. Turner, Robert Boice); "Patterns of Successful Faculty Career Change: A Study of Career Transition Within the University" (Sripen Supapidhayakul, Edwin L. Simpson); "The University and the Rediscovery of Teaching: A System-Level Model" (John Bailiff, Susan Kahn); "Colleagues as Catalysts for Change in Teaching" (Robert J. Menges); "Faculty Collaboration for Better Teaching: Adult Learning Principles Applied to Teaching Improvement" (Elizabeth A. McDaniel); "Faculty Developers as Facilitators of Scholarly Writing" (Robert Boice, Jim L. Turner); "A Marketing Approach to Conducting Successful Workshop-Based Programs for Faculty" (Linda Hilsen, Emily Wadsworth, Judy Cohen); "Strengthening Faculty Development Programs Through Evaluation" (Ann Ferren, Kay Mussell); "Teaching the Hearing-Impaired College Student: Current Practices in Faculty Development" (Karen Conner, Harry G. Lang); "It's Working: A Training Program for Foreign Treaching Assistants" (Rosslyn M. Smith, C. Len Ainsworth); "Non-Traditional Intervention Strategies for Improving the Teaching Effectiveness of Graduate Teaching Assistants" (Jody D. Nyquist, Ann Q. Staton-Spicer); "Rescue the Perishing: A New Approach to Supplemental Instruction" (Calvin B. Peters). References follow chapters. Contains title and author indexes. (GLR)
Descriptors: Career Development, Case Studies, Classroom Research, College Faculty, Educational Improvement, Educational Strategies, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Learning, Skill Development, Teacher Improvement, Technical Writing, 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: Professional and Organizational Network in Higher Education.
Note: For other volumes in this series, see ED 325 062-063 and HE 023 451-454.