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ERIC Number: EJ781131
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 22
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0091-5521
Factors Predicting Community College Faculty Satisfaction with Instructional Autonomy
Kim, Dongbin; Twombly, Susan; Wolf-Wendel, Lisa
Community College Review, v35 n3 p159-180 2008
In light of growing speculation that the autonomy of community college faculty members is eroding, this study draws on the 2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty to explore the institutional and personal variables that predict faculty satisfaction with authority to make decisions about content and methods in instructional activities. Results for full-time and part-time faculty members at community colleges are compared, as are the perceptions of community college faculty members with the perceptions of faculty members at 4-year institutions. (Contains 1 figure and 6 tables. Appended to this document is the "Variable Coding Scheme.")
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A