ERIC Number: ED392385
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development, 1994.
Wadsworth, Emily C., Ed.; And Others
This annual journal issue contains 24 papers on issues of faculty development, instructional improvement, knowledge and teaching, and communication 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) "Teaching Improvement Practices: New Perspectives" (W. Alan Wright and M. Carol O'Neil); (2) "Deepening and Broadening the Dialogue About Teaching" (James R. Davis); (3) "Assessment and Values: A New Religion?" (Anita Gandolfo); (4) "Academic Leaders and Faculty Developers: Creating an Institutional Culture that Values Teaching" (Norman D. Aitken and Mary Deane Sorcinelli); (5) "Reclaiming Teaching Excellence: Miami University's Teaching Scholars Program" (Milton D. Cox); (6) "Valuing the Student Voice: Student Observer/Consultant Programs" (D. Lynn Sorenson); (7) "Metaphors of Teaching: Uncovering Hidden Instructional Values" (Darlene Hoffman); (8) "The Game of Academic Ethics: The Partnering of a Board Game" (Stephen E. Sugar and Carol A. Willet); (9) "The Implications of Cultural Diversity in American Schools" (Johnson A. Afolayan); (10) "A Report Card for Diversity" (Johnnella E. Butler); (11) "Knowledge Into Wisdom: Incorporating Values and Beliefs to Construct a Wise University" (Susan M. Aubrey and David K. Scott); (12) "Challenging Values: Conflict, Contradiction, and Pedagogy" (Jacqueline Mintz); (13) "Do You See What I See?" (Karin McGinnis and Kenneth Maeckelbergh); (14) "Putting Empowerment To Work in the Classroom" (Trudy Knowles et al.); (15) "Increasing Sensitivity to Diversity: Empowering Students" (Mary Anne Johnston); (16) "Leveling the Playing Field" (Linda Hilsen and Deborah Petersen-Perlman); (17) "Faculty Perceptions of Undergraduate Teaching" (Deborah Olsen and Ada B. Simmons); (18) "Creating Teaching and Learning Partnerships with Students: Helping Faculty Listen to Student Voices" (Helen Rallis); (19) "College Students' Perceptions of Unfairness in the Classroom" (Rita Cobb Rodabaugh); (20) "Complex Cooperative Learning Structures for College and University Courses" (Philip G. Cottell, Jr. and Barbara J. Millis); (21) "Conducting Cooperative Cases" (Barbara J. Millis); (22) "The Value of Classroom Humor" (Richard J. Nichols et al.); (23) "Unconscious Values Within Four Academic Cultures. An Address Given at the 1994 POD Annual Conference" (William Bergquist); (24) "An Outsider's View of POD Values--and of POD's Value to the Academy" (1993 Conference Capstone Address) (Kathleen McGrory). Most papers contain references. (DB)
Descriptors: Career Development, College Faculty, College Instruction, Communication (Thought Transfer), Cooperative Learning, Course Organization, Cultural Differences, Ethics, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Humor, Instructional Improvement, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Organizational Development, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Values
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.