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Higher Education Administration

To Improve the Academy

1990

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Faculty Development Through Faculty Luncheon Seminars: A Case Study Of Carnegie Mellon University, Susan A. Ambrose Jan 1990

Faculty Development Through Faculty Luncheon Seminars: A Case Study Of Carnegie Mellon University, Susan A. Ambrose

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Background

Genealogy of the Sessions

Outcomes

Conclusions

References


Section Ii: Teaching: Making It Even Better Jan 1990

Section Ii: Teaching: Making It Even Better

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This section progresses from a means for individual faculty members to examine their teaching, to an exploration of effective cooperative methods, to implementation of strategies for monitoring and improving a seminar course. It presents tools for personal development and instructional faculty development.


Integrating Teaching And Research: A Multidimensional Career Model, Mary Pat Mann Jan 1990

Integrating Teaching And Research: A Multidimensional Career Model, Mary Pat Mann

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The Academic Matrix: Teaching and Research

Career Choices and Role Orientation

Expanding Faculty Development

1. Support the overall career development of faculty members

2. Assist faculty in developing their general professional skills

3. Involve faculty in scholarly work directly related to their teaching

Conclusion

References


Helping Faculty Build Learning Communities Through Cooperative Groups, Barbara J. Millis Jan 1990

Helping Faculty Build Learning Communities Through Cooperative Groups, Barbara J. Millis

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What is Cooperative Learning?

Cooperative Learning Strategies

Research on Cooperative Learning

The Value of Cooperative Learning

References


Section I: Teaching And Research: Coming Into Balance Jan 1990

Section I: Teaching And Research: Coming Into Balance

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Faculty developers have made painstaking progress in achieving a higher status for teaching in academe. Research and publication are revered in this occasionally mad-hatter world.


Current And Desired Faculty Development Practices Among Pod Members, Joanne Kurfiss, Robert Boice Jan 1990

Current And Desired Faculty Development Practices Among Pod Members, Joanne Kurfiss, Robert Boice

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Method and Sample

Results

Program Structure and Evaluation

Current and Desired Practices

Importance of Teaching

Views of Faculty Development

Discussion

References


Strategies For Monitoring And Improving Seminars: An Application In A Course On Managing Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Paul Mangiameli, Seetharama Narasimhan, Glenn R. Erickson Jan 1990

Strategies For Monitoring And Improving Seminars: An Application In A Course On Managing Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Paul Mangiameli, Seetharama Narasimhan, Glenn R. Erickson

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The Course

Course Monitoring and Feedback Techniques

Using the Feedback

Discussion

References

Appendix


Section Iv: Faculty Development: Modeling Effective Practice Jan 1990

Section Iv: Faculty Development: Modeling Effective Practice

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Section IV, a plethora of practical ideas, is exceedingly valuable to developers; concrete models, innovative practices, and provocative case studies can be adapted to your own campuses.


Editorial Matter 1990 Jan 1990

Editorial Matter 1990

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Foreword, by Linda Hilsen, Editor

Contents


Senior Faculty Career Attitudes: Implications For Faculty Development, Robert A. Armour, Barbara S. Fuhrmann, Jon F. Wergin Jan 1990

Senior Faculty Career Attitudes: Implications For Faculty Development, Robert A. Armour, Barbara S. Fuhrmann, Jon F. Wergin

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Method

Findings

Satisfaction

Personal and Career Matters

Disciplinary Differences

Minority Differences

Gender Differences

Discussion

Implications for Faculty Development

References


The Faculty Developer As Witchdoctor: Envisioning And Creating The Future, Sally S. Atkins, Jon A. Hageseth, Ellen L. Arnold Jan 1990

The Faculty Developer As Witchdoctor: Envisioning And Creating The Future, Sally S. Atkins, Jon A. Hageseth, Ellen L. Arnold

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From Production Toward Personal Meaning

From Individualism Toward Interconnectedness

From Centralization Toward Community and Personal Responsibility

From Science Toward Spirituality

Conclusion

References


Transformational Faculty Development: Integrating The Feminine And The Masculine, Virginia Van Der Bogert, Kathleen T. Brinko, Sally S. Atkins, Ellen L. Arnold Jan 1990

Transformational Faculty Development: Integrating The Feminine And The Masculine, Virginia Van Der Bogert, Kathleen T. Brinko, Sally S. Atkins, Ellen L. Arnold

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Different Worlds, Different Values

Our Experience

Integrating the Masculine and the Feminine

Personal Development

Professional Development

Organizational Development

Conclusion

Words Associated with a Traditional and a Transformed Academy

References


The Hard-Easy Rule And Faculty Development, Robert Boice Jan 1990

The Hard-Easy Rule And Faculty Development, Robert Boice

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The Hard-Easy Rule

The Hard-Easy Rule and Faculty Development

Implications for Faculty Development

Corollaries to the Hard-Easy Rule

Conclusions

References


Reaching African-American Students In The Classroom, Jonathan Collett Jan 1990

Reaching African-American Students In The Classroom, Jonathan Collett

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Changing the Cultural Climate of Higher Education

The Challenge of Diversity at One Public College

African-American Students in the Traditional Classroom

Teaching Strategies for the Culturally Diverse Classroom

1. Awareness of our own culture-bound learning style

2. Tolerance of "disorder" and emotion

3. High expectations

4. Friendly intervention

5. Class sessions on cultural diversity

6. Frequent class evaluations

7. A pedagogical mix

A Mandate for Faculty Development in the 1990s

Notes

References


Meeting The Challenge Of An Aging Professoriate: An Opportunity For Leadership, Arthur L. Crawley Jan 1990

Meeting The Challenge Of An Aging Professoriate: An Opportunity For Leadership, Arthur L. Crawley

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The Issue of an Aging Professoriate: Perspectives in Conflict

Planning for Faculty Shortages on the Horizon

The Impact of "Uncapping" the Mandatory Retirement Age (MRA): Implications of Recent Findings

Overcoming the Myths Concerning an Aging Faculty

Reframing the Aging Issue: The Leadership Challenge

Providing an Opportunity Structure for Senior Faculty Renewal

Strategies for Renewal

Summary and Conclusions

References


Developing Teaching Skills During Graduate Education, Robert M. Diamond, Franklin P. Wilbur Jan 1990

Developing Teaching Skills During Graduate Education, Robert M. Diamond, Franklin P. Wilbur

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The Teaching Background of New Faculty

Administrative Options

Formal Instruction in Teaching

Courses Offered by Schools or Colleges of Education

Teaching Assistant Training Programs

Program Content

Common Elements

Case Studies

Where to Begin

Summary

References


The Freshman Seminar And Faculty Development, James P. Doyle Jan 1990

The Freshman Seminar And Faculty Development, James P. Doyle

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Addressing the Needs of Students

From Student Development to Faculty Development

A New Teaching Experience

Expanding the Classroom

Sharing Our Lives

Living Our Values


The Teaching Initiative: With A $50,000 Gift From Allen Jossey-Bass, Aahe Launches A New Special Project On Teaching, Russell Edgerton Jan 1990

The Teaching Initiative: With A $50,000 Gift From Allen Jossey-Bass, Aahe Launches A New Special Project On Teaching, Russell Edgerton

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Preparing Faculty as Teachers

The Revival of Pedagogy

A Second Try at Turning Specialists into Professors

A Role for AAHE: The Teaching Initiative


Strategic Teaching: The Possible Dream, Linc. Fisch Jan 1990

Strategic Teaching: The Possible Dream, Linc. Fisch

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The Strategic Teaching Process

Clarification of the Process

Making the Process Work

Reference


A Model For Infusing Cultural Diversity Concepts Across The Curriculum, Barbara Flannery, Maureen Vanterpool Jan 1990

A Model For Infusing Cultural Diversity Concepts Across The Curriculum, Barbara Flannery, Maureen Vanterpool

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Background

Purpose

Assumptions

Student Learning: Conceptual Frameworks for Culturally Receptive and Culturally Resistant Students

The Culturally Receptive Student: The Role of Cognitive and Affective Learning Objectives

The Culturally Resistant Student: Using Personal Relevance to Increase Salience of Cultural Diversity Concepts

A Model for Infusing Cultural Diversity Concepts Across the Curriculum: Combining Cognitive and Affective Learning Objectives and Personal Relevance

Applications of the Model: Two Case Studies

Teacher Education

Housing and Interior Design

Interdisciplinary Applications of the Model

References


Workshops On Writing Blocks Increase Proposal Activity, Robert A. Lucas, Mary Kathryn Harrington Jan 1990

Workshops On Writing Blocks Increase Proposal Activity, Robert A. Lucas, Mary Kathryn Harrington

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Workshops on Writing Blocks Produce Increases in Proposal Writing

Fear of Failure Is a Major Impediment to Proposal Writing

Achieving the Effect Requires Conscious Application of Strategies to Counter Writing Blocks

Writing System Significantly Benefits New Faculty

Inexperienced Faculty Have Special Access to Internal and External Grants

Conclusion

References


Section Iii: Faculty Development: Seeing And Envisioning Ourselves Jan 1990

Section Iii: Faculty Development: Seeing And Envisioning Ourselves

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Practitioners must be aware of the state of the field as well as new visions. These three articles allow us to see who we are and to peek at who we may become.


Section V: Diversity: Addressing The " ... Isms" Of The '90s Jan 1990

Section V: Diversity: Addressing The " ... Isms" Of The '90s

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From the top floor to the basement, the institution is buzzing with conversations concerning the multifarious needs of our diverse student population. Let us begin this decade by confronting areas where concentrated attention is immediately necessary: racism, ageism, sexism. The need for faculty and students alike to increase their awareness of and sensitivity to cultural differences is obvious.


Section Vi: Faculty: Looking At The Spectrum Jan 1990

Section Vi: Faculty: Looking At The Spectrum

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When does the professor's career begin? What kind of preparation for the profession is needed? How do we feel as senior faculty? What can be done to solve the upcoming teacher shortage? Aren't there creative ways to retain some of our most talented faculty? These are a few of the issues addressed here.


State-Wide Faculty Development Conference Promotes Vitality, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Katherine H. Price Jan 1990

State-Wide Faculty Development Conference Promotes Vitality, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Katherine H. Price

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The Need Addressed

Goals of the Conference

Ten Tips for State-wide Network Planners

1. Establish a State-wide Core Committee

2. Determine a Base of Coordination and Planning

3. Create Collaborative Systems of Support

4. Establish Faculty and Administrative Ownership

5. Pay Attention to Details of Conference Planning

6. Emphasize Local Versus Outside Expertise

7. Offer a Range of Learning Experiences

8. Schedule Time for Informal Contacts

9. Ask Participants to Evaluate the Conference

10. Set Out Plans for Follow-up Efforts

Directions for the Future

References

Appendix A


Department Heads As Faculty Developers: Six Case Studies, Myra S. Wilhite Jan 1990

Department Heads As Faculty Developers: Six Case Studies, Myra S. Wilhite

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Participants

Results

Preliminary Information about Chairpersons

Behaviors Used for Faculty Development

Summary

Limitations of the Study

Recommendations

Bibliography