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Virick, Meghna; Strage, Amy – Journal of Faculty Development, 2016
Although studies have examined numerous factors that predict junior faculty success, previous research has paid little attention to the role played by department chairs. Drawing on theory from person-environment fit theory and value congruence, we sought to examine the implication of a match versus mismatch between faculty members and their chairs…
Descriptors: Congruence (Psychology), Value Judgment, Values, Department Heads
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Behar-Horenstein, Linda S.; Garvan, Cynthia W.; Catalanotto, Frank A.; Hudson-Vassell, Charisse N. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2014
In this study, the authors assessed the need for faculty development among faculty in one dental school by determining their highest priorities in teaching, scholarship, and administrative and leadership skills; the relationships among their knowledge and priorities for additional training; their satisfaction with current faculty development…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Faculty Development, Dental Schools, Medical School Faculty
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Shih, Mei-Yau; Sorcinelli, Mary Deane – Journal of Faculty Development, 2007
Can teaching technologies offer a unique avenue for senior faculty vitality and renewal? This article presents the results of an evaluation that took place during six years of a teaching technology faculty development program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a research-intensive institution. We present a profile of the program and its…
Descriptors: Career Development, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Technology Uses in Education