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Sotto-Santiago, Sylk; Tuitt, Frank; Saelua, Natasha – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
The evidence appears to be strong that faculty development programs increase retention, productivity, interest in leadership positions, and promotion for faculty. However, the spaces developed for historically marginalized faculty (HMF) are still limited and not focused enough. This study examined tailored programs and perspectives amongst faculty…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Culturally Relevant Education, Disadvantaged, Minority Group Teachers
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Skarupski, Kimberly A.; Levine, Rachel B.; Rand, Cynthia; González-Fernández, Marlís; Clements, Janice E.; Fivush, Barbara – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
Leadership programs for faculty are proliferating, yet we know little about their impact. In this survey of eight cohorts of a leadership program for medical school women faculty, we report participants' perceptions in three areas: (1) program impact; (2) leadership preparedness; and (3) barriers to leadership advancement. The majority of survey…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Leadership Training, Medical Education, Program Effectiveness
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Pinto, Katy M.; Huizinga, Dorota – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
The Predominately Undergraduate Institution in this study identified a sharp decline in external grant seeking during the 2007-2014 academic years. During these years some faculty applied for grants on a regular basis, but some faculty stopped seeking grants altogether. The first author interviewed 15 of the most persistent grant seekers to…
Descriptors: Barriers, College Faculty, Academic Persistence, Grants
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Connelly, Maureen T.; Inui, Thomas S.; Oken, Emily; Peters, Antoinette S. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Purpose: Although annual performance reviews and feedback are recommended for faculty development, best practices and faculty perceptions have not been documented. The authors sought to evaluate the process in one medical school department that established and has sustained an innovative review tradition for 25 years. Method: Content analysis of…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Annual Reports, Faculty Development, Best Practices
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Varagona, Lynn; Nandan, Monica; Hooks, Dwayne; Porter, Kandice Johnson; Maguire, Mary Beth; Slater-Moody, Judith – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
The focus on multiple disciplines coming together to provide services, create products, and solve problems is growing worldwide. Higher education is no exception. This case study illustrates how academic disciplines can transition from a silo mentality to working collaboratively across disciplinary lines. A multiprofessional group of faculty…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Teamwork, Interdisciplinary Approach, Integrated Curriculum
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Swan, Lisa M.; Kramer, Sabrina; Gopal, Anita; Shi, Lijuan; Roth, Stephen M. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
This study assesses an asset-based approach to international teaching assistant (ITA) training at a public research institution. The program is a peer mentorship-based learning community that facilitates ITAs' cultural awareness and pedagogic development. Survey results indicate the program positively impacted participants' teaching skills,…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Foreign Workers, Training Methods, Teaching Skills
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Hardré, Patricia L.; Pan, Rui – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
Understanding perspectives of graduate students throughout their developmental journey is at the core of preparing future faculty, and it can inform critical choices of graduate faculty members and program developers. This study investigated the most memorable and influential factors that both promote and thwart graduate students' success, across…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Graduate Students, Student Satisfaction, Student Attitudes
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Al-Asfour, Ahmed; Young, Suzanne – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
Professional development needs of faculty who are teaching at Tribal Colleges and Universities were examined in this survey research study. The majority of 126 respondents to the online survey reported that they were full-time faculty members, female, not tribal members, and had taught five or less years. Respondents reported that the two greatest…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, Tribally Controlled Education, Online Surveys
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Ockene, Judith K.; Milner, Robert J.; Thorndyke, Luanne E.; Congdon, John; Cain, Joanna M. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
The promotion process is challenging, particularly for non-tenure track faculty in academic medicine. To address this challenge, we implemented a facilitated peer mentoring program that included a structured curriculum with regular meetings, guided by two senior faculty mentors. Participants expressed satisfaction with the program, showed…
Descriptors: Mentors, Coaching (Performance), Peer Groups, Training Methods
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Sievers, Julie – Journal of Faculty Development, 2016
How should educational developers develop their own expertise and skills in the twenty-first century? Today educational developers are drawing on new discoveries in educational research, supporting new pedagogies in many fields, and experimenting with new technologies for teaching and learning. Yet they must do so in a time of uncertain and…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Expertise, Skill Development, Training Methods
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Gammon, Mark A.; McGranahan, Carole – Journal of Faculty Development, 2015
Despite the growing integration of social media in their personal and professional lives, many faculty remain uncertain about its application to the classroom. One barrier for the adoption of social media as a learning tool is continued uncertainty about effective practices and successful use cases. Anchored in a specific course implementation and…
Descriptors: Use Studies, Social Media, Adoption (Ideas), Teaching Methods
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Dailey-Hebert, Amber; Mandernach, B. Jean; Donnelli-Sallee, Emily; Norris, Virgil Rusty – Journal of Faculty Development, 2014
Adjunct instructors are the fastest growing population of faculty in the academy; and, given the current economic condition and its impact on institutions of higher learning, the proportion of adjunct faculty is likely to increase (Gappa, Austin & Trice, 2007; NCES, 2011). Yet the adjunct population continues to remain disconnected from the…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Teacher Motivation, Barriers
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Bonilla, James Francisco – Journal of Faculty Development, 2011
In this article the author's review of the literature uncovers six potentially negative effects of technology in the classroom. These include: 1) Limiting pedagogy in teaching for cultural competence; 2) Reinforcing the Digital Divide; 3) Constraining the potential for holistic, humanistic education; 4) Privileging one style of communication while…
Descriptors: Humanistic Education, Educational Technology, Sensory Experience, Teaching Methods
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Blumberg, Phyllis – Journal of Faculty Development, 2011
Persuasive leaders in higher education have advocated using evidence to support teaching under the guise of scholarship of teaching and learning without much success. This article explains why scholarship of teaching and learning has not been accepted as the standard practice in higher education. Instead, faculty may accept the concept of…
Descriptors: Evidence, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Best Practices
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Kucsera, John V.; Svinicki, Marilla – Journal of Faculty Development, 2010
Prior research has called for rigorous evaluations of programs designed to improve college teaching, mostly in response to the missing literature supporting its practice. The purpose of this review was to explore whether such evaluations have taken place since the last examination in 1991. From a systematic review of nine leading publication…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Faculty Development, Program Evaluation
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