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ERIC Number: ED456778
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 290
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-882982-45-2
A Guide to Faculty Development: Practical Advice, Examples, and Resources.
Gillespie, Kay Herr, Ed.
Chapters in this guide provide practical guidance and useful information and resources relating to important aspects of faculty development, from setting up a faculty development program to assessing teaching practices. The chapters are: (1) "Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development: Options and Choices" (Robert M. Diamond); (2) "Ten Principles of Good Practice in Creating and Sustaining Teaching and Learning Centers" (Mary Deane Sorcinelli); (3) "Program Types and Prototypes" (Delivee L. Wright); (4) "Establishing an Instructional Development Program: An Example" (L. Dee Fink); (5) "Improving the Evaluation of College Teaching" (L. Dee Fink); (6) "The Process of Individual Consultation" (Karron G. Lewis); (7) "Classroom Observation: The Observer as Collaborator" (LuAnn Wilkerson and Karron G. Lewis); (8) "Small Group Instructional Diagnosis: Tapping Student Perceptions of Teaching" (Nancy A. Diamond); (9) "If I Knew Then What I Know Now: A First-Year Faculty Consultant's Top Ten List" (Jill D. Jensen); (10) "Promoting Your Professional Development Program" (Susan A. Holton); (11) "Staging Successful Workshops" (Linda R. Hilsen and Emily C. Wadsworth); (12) "Ideas for Campus Newsletters" (Laura Border, Linc Fisch, and Maryellen Weimer); (13) "Factoring Out Fear: Making Technology into Child's Play with Fundamentals" (LeAne H. Rutherford); (14) "A Helpful Handout: Establishing and Maintaining a Positive Classroom Climate" (Linda R. Hilsen); (15) "Increase Your Effectiveness in the Organization: Work with Department Chairs" (Anne F. Lucas); (16)"Reaching for the Unreachable: Improving the Teaching of Poor Teachers" (Ann F. Lucas); (17) "Problem-Based Learning" (Richard G. Tiberius); (18) "Conceptualizing, Designing, and Implementing Multicultural Faculty Development Activities" (Christine A. Stanley); (19) "Methods for Addressing Diversity in the Classroom" (Lee Warren); (20) "What We Value, We Talk About: Including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People" (Christine Imbra and Helen Rallis); (21) "The Basics of Faculty Development Committees" (Joyce Povlacs Lunde and Madelyn Meier Healy); (22) "Questions and Answers about Faculty Development Committees" (Joyce Povlacs Lunde and Madelyn Meier Healy); and (24) "Resources for Faculty Development Committees" (Joyce Povlacs Lunde and Madelyn Meier Healy). (Contains 190 references.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Some material in this book is based on "A Handbook for New Practitioners" published by New Forums Press in 1988. Prepared under the auspices of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD). Associate editors were Linda R. Hilsen and Emily C. Wadsworth.