ERIC Number: EJ897823
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
An Examination of the Use of Portfolios for Faculty Evaluation at Community Colleges
Sain, Becky; Williams, Mitchell R.
Journal of Applied Research in the Community College, v17 n1 p56-59 Fall 2009
This study provides community college leaders with insights regarding how administrators and faculty members perceive faculty portfolios as an evaluation tool in two-year colleges. Utilizing a qualitative design, this study focused on perceptions of administrators and faculty members regarding the use of portfolios as the primary instrument for faculty evaluation. Overall, faculty and administrators found portfolios useful when the process encouraged and allowed for faculty self-reflection and honest feedback from administrators.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Faculty Evaluation, Portfolios (Background Materials), Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Reflective Teaching
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina