ERIC Number: ED392386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development, 1995.
Neal, Ed, Ed.; Richlin, Laurie, Ed.
This annual journal issue contains 17 papers on issues of faculty development, instructional improvement, faculty collaboration and collegiability, students, and educational practices 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) "Reflecting Critically on Our Efforts To Improve Teaching and Learning" (Ronald A. Smith); (2) "Improving Teaching Across the Academy: Gleanings from Research" (Ben Ward); (3) "A Quantum Leap in Faculty Development: Beyond Reflective Practice" (Donna Qualters); (4) "Credibility: The Crux of Faculty Development" (Margaret M. Morgan et al.); (5) "Faculty Development Programs at Research Universities: Implications for Senior Faculty Renewal" (Arthur L. Crawley); (6) "Teaching Improvement: Disciplinary Differences in Faculty Opinions" (Lynnda J. Emery); (7) "Peers Coaching Teaching: Colleagues Supporting Professional Growth Across the Disciplines" (Kate Kinsella); (8) "Improving Teaching Through Reflective Partnerships" (Roy Killen); (9) "The Case for Instructional Mentoring" (Richard J. Nichols and Beverley T. Amick); (10) "A Special Colloquium on Teaching Excellence to Foster Collegiality and Enhance Teaching at a Research University" (James K. Wangberg et al.); (11) "Faculty Development and Changing Environments of the Urban Campus" (Debrah Jefferson and Susan Peverly); (12) "Academic Syndromes Revisited" (Robert R. Dove); (13) "Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom: A Faculty and TA Partnership Program" (Matthew L. Ouellett and Mary Deane Sorcinelli); (14) "Using Electronic Mail for Teaching and Learning" (James M. Hassett et al.); (15) "Exploring Student Ratings Through Computer Analysis: A Method To Assist Instructional Development" (Robert Lewis); (16) "Improving Students' Critical Thinking Outcomes: A Process-Learning Strategy in Eight Steps" (S. Kay A. Thornhill and Melissa Wafer); and (17) "Family Portrait: Impressions of a Nurturing Organization" (Jon Travis et al.). Most papers contain references. (DB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Critical Thinking, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Electronic Mail, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Mentors, Peer Teaching, Reflective Teaching, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Improvement, Technological Advancement, Urban Universities
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: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education.