ERIC Number: ED392383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
To Improve the Academy: Resources for Student, Faculty, & Institutional Development, 1991.
Zahorski, Kenneth J., Ed.; And Others
This annual journal issue contains 22 papers on issues of faculty development, diversity, adult learners, and instructional improvement in higher education. Many of the papers were developed for the annual conference of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD). The papers are: (1) "What Theories Underlie the Practice of Faculty Development?" (Wilbert J. McKeachie); (2) "Faculty Vitality: 1990 and Beyond" (Joan North); (3) "Finding the Right Match: Staffing Faculty Development Centers" (G. Roger Sell and Nancy V. Chism); (4) "How Attitudes Change: A Primer for Faculty Developers" (Richard F. Lewis); (5) "University Faculty Attitudes Towards Teaching and Research" (Russell Lee and Michael Field); (6) "Selected Characteristics of New Faculty: Implications for Faculty Development" (Christine A. Stanley and Nancy V. Chism); (7) "Starting Out: Experiences of New Faculty at a Teaching University" (Virginia van der Bogert); (8) "Nine Keys to Enhancing Campus Wide Influence of Faculty Development Centers" (Martin Nemko and Ronald D. Simpson); (9) "What Every Faculty Development Professional Needs To Know about Higher Education" (Daniel R. Rice); (10) "Outside Consultants: When, Who, and How To Use Them" (Martin Nemko); (11) "The Feminization of Academia" (Deborah Du Nann Winter); (12) "Gender and Racial Differences among a Research University Faculty: Recommendations for Promoting Diversity" (Deborah Olsen); (13) "Managing Diversity Through Faculty Development" (Marie A. Wunsch and Virgie Chattergy); (14) "Instructional Development Programs for International TAs: A Systems Analysis Approach" (Rosslyn Mynatt Smith et al.); (15) "The Place of Narrative in the Study and Practice of Adult Development" (Diane E. Morrison); (16) "Adult Students as Catalysts to Faculty Development: Effective Approaches to Predictable Opportunities (Douglas L. Robertson); (17) "The Medicine Wheel: Emotions and Connections in the Classroom" (Peter J. Frederick); (18) "Putting the Teaching Portfolio in Context" (Barbara J. Millis); (19) "Recognition from Parents: A Variation on Traditional Teaching Awards" (Delivee L. Wright); (20) "Coping with the Academic 'Tragedy of the Commons': Renovating Classrooms at Carnegie Mellon University" (Edwin Fenton); (21) "Front Line Faculty Development: Chairs Constructively Critiquing Colleagues in the Classroom" (Linda Hilsen and LeAne Rutherford); and (22) "The Professor as Active Learner: Lessons from the New Jersey Master Faculty Program" (Myrna J. Smith and Mark LaCelle-Peterson). Most papers contain references. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Beginning Teachers, College Faculty, Consultants, Faculty Development, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Master Teachers, Portfolios (Background Materials), Racial Differences, Sex Differences, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Assistants, Women Faculty
New Forum Press, Inc., P.O. Box 876, Stillwater, OK 74076 ($10).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education.