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Re-Casting The Annual Faculty Review, Mark Urtel Apr 2020

Re-Casting The Annual Faculty Review, Mark Urtel

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This session will highlight how one department chair flipped the annual faculty review from a top-down administrative process focused on merit pay to a faculty-centered process focused on professional development and advancement. Following will be discussion on the results of the anonymous survey distributed to faculty from this new process.


Feedback: The Foundation Of Kind Leadership, Rebecca L. Koltz, Melissa Odegard Apr 2020

Feedback: The Foundation Of Kind Leadership, Rebecca L. Koltz, Melissa Odegard

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Brene Brown states that “Clear is kind. Unclear is unkind.” To give clear and direct feedback requires brave academic leaders who understand that feedback is critical to leadership success. This presentation will use a feedback model – Johari’s Window (Luft & Ingham, 1955), as a backdrop for understanding how to give productive feedback in higher education.


Interim To Permanent Chair: Leaders For Today, Neporcha Cone, Corrie L. Davis Mar 2019

Interim To Permanent Chair: Leaders For Today, Neporcha Cone, Corrie L. Davis

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

The work of a department chair is demanding and rewarding. However, when stepping into this role on an interim basis, one is faced with the same responsibilities that a permanent chair must endure. The presenters will share lessons learned from being interim chairs, afterwards providing tips for a successful transition.


Using Technology To Facilitate Faculty Evaluation, Theresa Glenn, Rise' Lara Mar 2019

Using Technology To Facilitate Faculty Evaluation, Theresa Glenn, Rise' Lara

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Are you tired of carrying a dozen or more 3-ring binders around to evaluate your faculty’s portfolios? Well say no more to the traditional faculty portfolio and go paperless. With the advent of Google sites, one department has streamlined the portfolio process with each faculty member having their own portfolio Google site.


Evaluating Online Programs: Challenges And Strategies, Katherine Adler, Mary-Katherine Smith Mar 2018

Evaluating Online Programs: Challenges And Strategies, Katherine Adler, Mary-Katherine Smith

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Evaluation of online programs is an elusive blend of art and science. The science is based on a mix of technological opportunities and sound research techniques. This session explores how online education can be evaluated and how the results of the evaluation can be used to guide the growth of improvement of a program.


Meaningful Reviews: Reframing Evaluation To Yield Positive Change, Sharon Decker Jul 2017

Meaningful Reviews: Reframing Evaluation To Yield Positive Change, Sharon Decker

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This session will focus on how to reframe the culture of evaluation in order to encourage active and engaged faculty participation. The discussion will center on objectives, forms, and outcomes in order to create a process that will ultimately improve pedagogical techniques and philosophies.


Conducting A Department Or Program Self-Study And External Review, Samuel Cotton, Thomas Weidner Mar 2016

Conducting A Department Or Program Self-Study And External Review, Samuel Cotton, Thomas Weidner

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This presentation is to help those preparing to program or department self-studies and related external reviews. It will explore a variety of options and scenarios that are common across institutions relative to this process.


Preparing And Using Classroom Observations In Faculty Teaching Evaluations, Peggy A. Thelen Mar 2015

Preparing And Using Classroom Observations In Faculty Teaching Evaluations, Peggy A. Thelen

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Department chairs charged with evaluating faculty teaching often receive no formal observation and assessment training. This session offers suggestions for the organization, implementation, and reflection of the faculty teaching evaluation process. We will also discuss the difficulties and successes of the faculty teaching evaluation process.