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Bair, Mary; DeFrance, Nancy; Diarrassouba, Nagnon; Stockton, Terry – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
This paper describes a faculty development project in which four teacher educators, who were part of a larger Faculty Learning Community, used an innovative model called the Faculty Learning Lab to support each other in critical reflections about their teaching. Within the learning lab, which was guided by Knowles' adult learning theory, each…
Descriptors: Learning Laboratories, Mentors, Peer Relationship, Models
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Cruz, Laura – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
The instructional innovation incubator (i3) model is a fully immersive, multi-campus, residential experience designed to address the wicked problem of online teaching and learning. This paper details how we used design thinking to hatch, design, prototype and implement the i3 model, a radical departure from conventional practice in educational…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Models, Design
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Payumo, Jane; Gerard, Andrew; Neisler, Gretchen – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
Preparing academic faculty to engage in global collaborative and interdisciplinary research is a strategic component of internationalization goals for higher education institutions. However, programs supporting global faculty engagement and their effectiveness in supporting international research partnerships need to be documented and…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, College Faculty
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Templeton, Lindsey; O'Meara, KerryAnn – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
The ADVANCE Leadership Fellows Program at the University of Maryland is a yearlong professional development program for faculty aspiring to or recently engaged in leadership roles. Data shows an increase in participants' sense of agency to become academic leaders following the program. We use a comprehensive data set, including program…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Faculty Development, Teacher Leadership, Leadership Role
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List, Karen; Sorcinelli, Mary Deane – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Mentoring has long been viewed as a powerful means of enhancing the professional success and personal wellbeing of early-career faculty; however, little is known about its benefits for senior faculty. Using data from a peer mentoring community of six senior faculty women in leadership roles at a research university, this study explores the impact…
Descriptors: Mentors, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Teacher Leadership
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Smith, Diane K.; Martinez, AnaMaria Diaz; Lanigan, Jane; Wells-Moses, Kayla; Koehler, Christian – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
The WSU Extension Scholarly Writing Group (ESWG) is a one-year faculty development mentoring program designed to support faculty on tenure or promotion track. The ESWG was created in response to increased expectations for Extension county-based faculty to contribute to the scientific literature within their fields through peer-reviewed…
Descriptors: Mentors, Scholarship, Writing for Publication, Faculty Development
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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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Wilks, Karrin E.; Shults, Christopher; Berg, James J. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Leadership development for faculty often is designed as training for administration, but faculty demonstrate leadership in the classroom, in their departments, college-wide, and beyond. To fully realize and leverage this leadership potential, colleges must design opportunities for faculty to hone their knowledge and skills as active participants…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Leadership Training, Community Colleges, Fellowships
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Fletcher, Jeffrey A. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
There are limited viewpoints in the literature about peer observation of teaching in higher education and how it can be an effective tool to improve the quality of instruction in the classroom (Bell, 2001; Bell, 2005; Bell & Mladenovic, 2008; Brancato, 2003; Chism, 2007; Huston & Weaver, 2008; Shortland, 2004; Shortland, 2010; Smith,…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, College Faculty, Educational Quality, Teacher Effectiveness
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Ashe, Diana L.; TenHuisen, Matthew L. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
While most academic leadership training focuses on department chairs and those already in or identified for those positions, the NextUp Faculty Leadership Development Fellows program includes faculty who are considering academic leadership of any kind in their careers. Sixty faculty members have joined NextUp; forty-one have graduated and 19 are…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Teacher Leadership, Fellowships, Program Descriptions
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Lockhart, Marilyn S.; Stoop, Chatanika – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
The environment in which faculty development centers operate has changed significantly. As a result, centers are asked to play a more important role in contributing to institutional strategic initiatives, assess outcomes of programs, and enhance faculty scholarship success. In the past, assessments have focused on attendance and satisfaction…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Grants
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Strawser, Michael G.; Apostel, Shawn; O' Keefe, Moira; Simons, Crystal – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Learning management systems (LMS) are fixtures on higher education campuses. As LMS use continues to increase, faculty development professionals should consider how system use is encouraged and implemented on campus, especially amongst faculty. Using Ely's (1990) technology-specific conditions that facilitate the implementation of an innovation,…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Universities, Innovation, College Faculty
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Sheets, Jessica K. Ezell; Barnhardt, Cassie L.; Phillips, Carson W.; Valdés, Peggy H. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
This quantitative study examines how faculty service morale is related to faculty's social identities, organizational environments, and the three dimensions of faculty work-lives proposed by Johnsrud and Rosser (2002): professional priorities and rewards, administrative relations and support, and quality of benefits and services. Findings suggest…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Private Colleges, Church Related Colleges, Catholics
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Bhavsar, Grishma P.; Grote, Kandice; Galvan, Melisa C.; Tyutina, Svetlana V.; Guan, Shu-Sha Angie; Stapleton, Lissa D.; Knotts, Gregory – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Faculty in their early careers discover unique and unanticipated concerns in navigating academia and attempting to create life balance. These needs must be addressed to ensure retention and success in the tenure process. This exploratory study found the creation of first-year faculty learning communities (FLCs) provides needed, integral, and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Beginning Teachers, Communities of Practice, Teacher Effectiveness
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Stefaniak, Jill E. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
This case study examines how a cognitive apprenticeship was utilized as a faculty development tool to improve instructional design practices in the classroom. Three instructors participated in a cognitive apprenticeship where they were taught how to implement learner-centered instructional strategies into their coursework. The cognitive…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Apprenticeships, Faculty Development, Instructional Design
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