ERIC Number: ED478031
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Preparing Future Faculty in the Humanities and Social Sciences: A Guide for Change.
Gaff, Jerry G.; Pruitt-Logan, Anne S.; Sims, Leslie B.; Denecke, Daniel D.
This volume describes Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) programs in the social sciences and humanities and documents their feasibility and desirability. It summarizes the lessons learned in the PFF initiative. The chapters are: (1) "A New Vision for Doctoral Preparation"; (2) "Strategies for Establishing a PFF Program"; (3) "Content of PFF Programs"; (4) "Disciplinary Society Activities and Reflections of Executives"; (5) "Outcomes of PFF Programs"; and (6) "Challenges for the Future: Changing the Culture of Faculty Preparation." Three appendixes contain information about disciplinary societies' strategies to sustain PFF programs, faculty leaders and partner institutions, and the University of Nebraska mentoring contract. (Contains 60 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Humanities, Program Implementation, Social Studies, Teacher Education
Council of Graduate Schools, Department 0637, Washington, DC 20073-0637 (nonmembers, $15; members, $12). Tel: 202-223-3791; Fax: 202-331-7157.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Graduate Schools, Washington, DC.; Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
Note: Based on work supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies.