ERIC Number: EJ349809
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Academic Research vs. the Liberal Arts.
Merriam, Robert W.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v16 n2 p105-09 Nov 1986
Discusses the trend toward increased faculty research and its effects on the quality of undergraduate education. Argues for a balance between teaching and research and suggests several ways to encourage colleges to shift faculty emphases. Proposes that "research" faculty and "teaching" faculty be differentiated but equitably evaluated. (TW)
Descriptors: College Science, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Publishing, Faculty Workload, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Improvement, Liberal Arts, Research Projects, Research Universities, Science Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Role, Teaching Assistants
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A