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ERIC Number: ED446607
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 386
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-882982-43-6
To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development, Volume 19.
Lieberman, Devorah, Ed.; Wehlburg, Catherine, Ed.
The chapters in this collection explore current and new trends in the field of faculty development. The first section is devoted to issues that will be of interest at the beginning of the 21st century. The second section considers how students learn and the roles faculty developers play in this process. Section 3 focuses on the faculty developer's role in delivering support to faculty in their efforts to achieve professional development. The chapters are: (1) "Fostering the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Communities of Practice" (B. Cambridge); (2) "Transitions and Transformations: The Making of Department Chairs" (I. Hecht); (3) "Education for Responsible Citizenship: A Challenge for Faculty Developers" (T. Ehrlich); (4) "A Prophet in Your Own Land? Using Faculty and Student Focus Groups To Address Issues of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Classroom" (J. Bonilla and P. Palmerton); (5) "Faculty Learning Communities: Change Agents for Transforming Institutions into Learning Organizations" (M. Cox); (6) "Doing Faculty Development As If We Value Learning Most: Transformative Guidelines from Research to Practice" (T. Angelo); (7) "Higher-Level Learning; The First Step toward More Significant Learning" (L. Fink); (8) "Clarity in Teaching in Higher Education: Dimensions and Classroom Strategies" (N. Hativa); (9) "Preparing Today's Faculty for Tomorrow's Students: One College's Faculty Development Solution" (P. Nellis, H. Clarke, J. DiMartino, and D. Hosman); (10) "After Twelve Years of Teaching the College Teaching Course" (M. Paulsen); (11) "Faculty Development That Transforms the Undergraduate Experience at a Research University" (K. Smith); (12) "The Case for Sophisticated Course Syllabi" (M. Strada); (13) "The Role of a Teaching Center in Curricular Reform" (C. Cook); (14) "Technology and the Culture of Teaching and Learning" (S. Courtney); (15) "Developing New Faculty: An Evolving Program" (G. Pierce);(16) "Publish, Don't Perish: A Program To Help Scholars Flourish" (T. Gray and J. Birch); (17) "Designing Teaching Portfolios Based on a Formal Mode of the Scholarship of Teaching" (C. Kreber); (18) "Strengthening Collegiality To Enhance Teaching, Research, and Scholarly Practice: An Untapped Resource for Faculty Development" (G. Akerlind and K. Quinlan); (19) "Faculty Quality of Life" (S. Atkins, K. Brinko, J. Butts, C. Claxton, and G. Hubbard); and (20) "Getting Administrative Support for Your Project" (J. Middendorf). (Contains 16 figures, 20 tables, and 372 references.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education.