ERIC Number: EJ1109085
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
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Systems Alignment for Comprehensive Faculty Development in Liberal Arts Colleges
Baker, Vicki L.; Lunsford, Laura G.; Pifer, Meghan J.
To Improve the Academy, v34 n1-2 p91-116 Jun 2015
Using an alignment framework, the authors explore faculty development initiatives in liberal arts colleges in order to understand the connection between organizational priorities and processes as connected to faculty members' stated needs. The study draws on mixed-methods data from The Initiative for Faculty Development in Liberal Arts Colleges (IFDLAC), including survey and interview data from the 13 member institutions of the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA).The authors offer future implications for faculty development practice.
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Faculty Development, College Faculty, Liberal Arts, Colleges, Needs Assessment, Mixed Methods Research, Teacher Surveys, Interviews, Consortia
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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