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Daumiller, Martin; Rinas, R.; Olden, D.; Dresel, M. – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
Although professional training or development opportunities can help university academics to expand their competences and implement high quality educational practices, academics differ in the extent to which they engage in such learning opportunities and their resulting learning gains. A theoretical explanation for these differences involves their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Motivation, Faculty Development
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Wheeler, Lindsay B.; Bach, Dorothe – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
This study explored three US educational development (ED) programs: a weeklong course design institute, a new faculty learning community (NFLC), and a STEM learning community (STEM-LC). We compared observed instruction and student achievement for 239 STEM undergraduate courses taught by instructors who had or had not engaged in ED. Courses taught…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Evaluation, Faculty Development, STEM Education
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Martin, Quincy, III – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
Career trajectories within the academic enterprise elicit copious amounts of literature, much of which focuses on individuals who hail from faculty and rise through the academic ranks to college and university administration. However, scholarly discussions that conversely pay attention to administrators who transition to faculty roles are not as…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, Career Development, Faculty Development
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Hayes, Melanie J.; Cejnar, Leela – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
Interdisciplinary education is gaining prominence in higher education, but little is known about the experiences and professional development needs of interdisciplinary educators. Through the lenses of self-reflection, peer review, and the educational literature, this paper uses a narrative enquiry approach to explore the lived experiences of two…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, College Faculty, Teaching Experience, Faculty Development
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Burnett, Greg – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
Constructive alignment as a way of framing curriculum has wide appeal in many tertiary education contexts. At one Pacific regional tertiary institution, it has recently been embraced as a means toward greater program quality. Its unquestioned acceptance, however, raises the need for critical reflection. This reflection critiques constructive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Alignment (Education), Educational Quality, Curriculum Development
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Herman, Nicoline; Jose, Maria; Katiya, Misiwe; Kemp, Merlisa; le Roux, Natalie; Swart-Jansen van Vuuren, Claudia; van der Merwe, Charmaine – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
This research explored the experiences of three health professionals transitioning into academia as second-career academics (SCAs), with the aim of gaining insight into potential enablements and constraints for such career changers. The process of redefining identity from expert health professional to novice academic could occur through a…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Career Change, Educational Development, Health Personnel
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Matthews, Lynnette; Dobbins, Kerry – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
This study investigates the perceived benefits to academics who assess HEA Fellowship applications in one institution. Results show that the assessors experience similar benefits from engaging with the continuing professional development (CPD) scheme as those reported by applicants. The data also indicate that the scheme nurtures a…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Fellowships, College Applicants, Evaluators
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Hendry, Graham D.; Georgiou, Helen; Lloyd, Hilary; Tzioumis, Vicky; Herkes, Sharon; Sharma, Manjula D. – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
Rapid technological and social changes have prompted a strong focus on teaching practices in higher education. Among the assortment of programs and approaches aimed at developing teaching practices, peer review and observation of teaching remain widespread for their efficiency and potential to be transformative. Though such programs are well…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Transformative Learning, Research Universities
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McComb, Vivien; Eather, Narelle; Imig, Scott – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
There has been extensive research conducted into the plight of casual academic staff, the precarious nature of their work, their limited academic development opportunities, and their heightened risk of being positioned on the periphery of the workforce in academia. Institutions have attempted to mitigate this risk through the provision of academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Temporary Employment
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Reeping, David – International Journal for Academic Development, 2020
The framework of threshold concepts has been used across several disciplines in higher education. Although the literature surrounding the identification of threshold concepts and their nature has flourished, their conceptualization has seemingly diverged across disciplinary lines, which should be recognized by educational developers who work with…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, College Curriculum, Engineering, Writing (Composition)
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Boman, Jennifer; Yeo, Michelle – International Journal for Academic Development, 2020
Research in academic development more often articulates stories of success than of failure in our practice. Using a self-study methodology involving written reflections and analysis of recorded conversations, this article explores how two mid-career developers define and learn from feelings of failure in the context of group facilitation. Through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Failure, Facilitators (Individuals)
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McNaught, Carmel – International Journal for Academic Development, 2020
This paper is a narrative across 28 years in academic development. Four phases are described, showing how initially naïve conceptions about academic development have been addressed, enabling a growth towards a more holistic understanding of how diversity, quality assurance, and community networks can productively interface. This narrative will,…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Higher Education, Failure, Quality Assurance
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Timmermans, Julie A.; Sutherland, Kathryn A. – International Journal for Academic Development, 2020
Informed by Constructive Developmental Theory and the Threshold Concepts Framework, we interviewed retired academic developers from four continents and asked them to describe their processes of learning from perceived failures and how they see the role of academic developers in supporting academics through failures. Findings regarding…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Failure, Role, School Personnel
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Jungic, Veselin; Creelman, David; Bigelow, Ann; Côté, Etienne; Harris, Sara; Joordens, Steve; Ostafichuk, Peter; Riddell, Jessica; Toulouse, Pamela; Yoon, Jin-Sun – International Journal for Academic Development, 2020
In this article, 10 award-winning post-secondary instructors use narrative inquiry to explore failure individually by reflecting on their own definition and framework of failure, by giving examples of their experience with failure, and by elaborating how they deal with and learn from failure. The outcome of this collective exploration is an…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Personal Narratives, Reflection, Failure
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Thorley, Mark – International Journal for Academic Development, 2020
Universities are facing challenges not seen before. Academic development is expected to address many of these challenges, creating conditions supportive of teaching and learning. However, increasing managerialism, measurement, and risk-aversion make this difficult as the emphasis shifts from supporting individuals towards delivering institutional…
Descriptors: Failure, Educational Development, Creativity, Higher Education
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