ERIC Number: ED443299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
The Department Chair's Role in Developing New Faculty into Teachers and Scholars.
Bensimon, Estela Mara; Ward, Kelly; Sanders, Karla
This book is designed to help department chairs with three stages of junior faculty socialization: recruitment and hiring; the critical first year; and evaluating the performance of new faculty. The book is organized in three parts with 15 chapters. Chapters in Part 1, "Managing the Recruitment and Selection of New Faculty," include: (1) "Organizing the Search for a New Faculty Member," (2) "Negotiating the Job Offer," (3) "Providing Information Before Arrival: What's Useful for Relocation," and (4) "Providing Information before Arrival: Teaching, Research, and Service." Chapters in Part 2, "Developing New Faculty in the First Year," are: (5) "Addressing Professional/Institutional Questions," (6) "Planning an Effective Departmental Orientation," (7) "Orienting New Faculty to Teaching," (8) "Addressing Service and Campus Community Concerns," and (9) "Full-Year Orientation Programs." Chapters in Part 3, "Developing Faculty beyond the First Year," are: (10) "Creating Mentoring Relationships and Fostering Collegiality," (11) "Demystifying the Promotion and Tenure Process," (12) "Developing Productive Researchers," (13) "Developing Effective Teachers," (14) "Monitoring Service Obligations," and (15) "Explaining Evaluation Procedures." (All chapters contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, College Faculty, Collegiality, Committees, Department Heads, Employment Interviews, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Mentors, Personnel Selection, Relocation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Orientation, Teacher Promotion, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Researchers, Tenure
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, New York, NY. College Retirement Equities Fund.
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