ERIC Number: EJ1045178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
Faculty Development Curriculum: What Informs It?
Elliott, Robert W.
Journal of Faculty Development, v28 n3 p35-45 Sep 2014
With the current milieu of current legislation and continued budget reductions for higher education, institutions are faced with being more creative in their efforts to reduce spending while achieving their stated mission. The purpose of this paper is to inform college administrators and faculty about the sources used to inform faculty development initiatives and curriculum at postsecondary institutions. This review of literature examined information from a mix of quantitative and qualitative case studies that focus on the experiences of faculty to improve student learning, thus it reveals underlying themes that emerged from the analyses of the studies' findings.
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Postsecondary Education, Literature Reviews, Statistical Analysis, Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Teaching Experience, Definitions, Best Practices, Comparative Analysis, Educational Practices, Educational Resources, Information Networks, Research Needs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
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