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ERIC Number: EJ785138
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0920-525X
University Oversight of Professors' Teaching Activities: A Professor's Academic Freedom Does Not Mean Freedom from Institutional Regulation
Fossey, Richard
Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education, v19 n3-4 p159-173 Dec 2007
This article reviews federal case law that address a college instructor's right to academic freedom over classroom activities. This review shows that the federal courts have defined a college instructor's academic freedom rights narrowly in terms of the instructor's classroom activities. Institutions have a great deal of latitude to regulate an instructor's classroom speech, grading practices, and general manner of teaching a particular college-level course.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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