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Building International Faculty-Development Collaborations: The Evolving Role Of American Teaching Centers, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Deborah Dezure, Nancy Van Note Chism, Grace Cheong, Aziza Ragai Ellozy, Matthew Holley, Bahaa Kazem, Dawood Atrushi Jun 2012

Building International Faculty-Development Collaborations: The Evolving Role Of American Teaching Centers, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Deborah Dezure, Nancy Van Note Chism, Grace Cheong, Aziza Ragai Ellozy, Matthew Holley, Bahaa Kazem, Dawood Atrushi

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


Resource Guide For Faculty Of Color At The Five Colleges, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Enobong Branch, David Cort, Patricia Banks, Amber Douglas, Becky Packard Jan 2012

Resource Guide For Faculty Of Color At The Five Colleges, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Enobong Branch, David Cort, Patricia Banks, Amber Douglas, Becky Packard

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

In 2012, the Supporting Faculty of Color Through Tenure & Beyond Mutual Mentoring Grant Team produced a Faculty of Color Resource Guide to facilitate mentoring connections among faculty at the Five Colleges, share information on setting up academic work groups, and provide guidance on productive mentoring relationships and career development.


The Case For Excellence In Diversity: Lessons From An Assessment Of An Early Career Faculty Program, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Dorothe J. Bach Jan 2010

The Case For Excellence In Diversity: Lessons From An Assessment Of An Early Career Faculty Program, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Dorothe J. Bach

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Many colleges and universities have come to understand the added educational value of having a more diverse faculty, and some have created specific programs to enhance recruitment, development, and retention of underrepresented faculty. How do these programs help underrepresented faculty start a successful career? How can they help a diverse faculty build thriving, long-term careers in academia? This chapter addresses these questions by sharing the findings and lessons learned from an internal and external assessment of the Excellence in Diversity Fellows Program at the University of Virginia.


Office Of Faculty Development Mutual Mentoring Guide, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jung H. Yun Jan 2010

Office Of Faculty Development Mutual Mentoring Guide, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jung H. Yun

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


Educational Developers: The Multiple Structures And Influences That Support Our Work, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Ann E. Austin Jan 2010

Educational Developers: The Multiple Structures And Influences That Support Our Work, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Ann E. Austin

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Recognizing that educational development is an important strategic lever for ensuring institutional quality, this chapter examines aspects of the careers of educational developers, including the kinds of positions they hold, the influences on their educational practice, and the factors that affect their programmatic priorities.


Finding A Mentor, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jung H. Yun Apr 2009

Finding A Mentor, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jung H. Yun

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


When Mentoring Is The Medium: Lessons Learned From A Faculty Development Initiative, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jung H. Yun Jan 2009

When Mentoring Is The Medium: Lessons Learned From A Faculty Development Initiative, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jung H. Yun

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


Faculty Priorities Reconsidered: Rewarding Multiple Forms Of Scholarship (Review), Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jami Desantis Jan 2007

Faculty Priorities Reconsidered: Rewarding Multiple Forms Of Scholarship (Review), Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jami Desantis

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


Building A Network Of Mentors: A Guide For Engineering Educators, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jung Yun Jan 2007

Building A Network Of Mentors: A Guide For Engineering Educators, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Jung Yun

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


Understanding New Faculty Background, Aspirations, Challenges, And Growth, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Ann E. Austin, Melissa Mcdaniels Jan 2007

Understanding New Faculty Background, Aspirations, Challenges, And Growth, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Ann E. Austin, Melissa Mcdaniels

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Early career faculty, defined as those within the first seven years of appointment to a faculty position or those who have not yet received tenure, contribute to the present and create the future of universities and colleges. This chapter contributes to deeper understanding of new faculty by addressing these issues: 1) the demographics of early career faculty; 2) the preparation they receive and the gaps in their graduate and post-doctoral backgrounds; 3) the abilities and skills early career faculty need to succeed in higher education; 4) the expectations early career faculty have for their careers and the challenges they experience ...


Faculty Development: The Challenge Going Forward, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 2007

Faculty Development: The Challenge Going Forward, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


The Faculty Writing Place: A Room Of Our Own, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Peter Elbow Dec 2006

The Faculty Writing Place: A Room Of Our Own, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Peter Elbow

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

The article presents information about the program called "Professors as Writers" at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts. The objective of the program is to provide a quiet and comfortable working place for faculty to write. This program was started 15 year back to help the faculty members to write more productively. The organizers of the program invite all college teachers to sign up for the dates and times that suit them at the beginning of the semester. The program sets aside structured time and space for the faculty to write.


Explaining Course Material Clearly And Concisely, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Aug 2005

Explaining Course Material Clearly And Concisely, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


How To Enhance Learning By Using High-Stakes And Low-Stakes Writing, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Peter Elbow Jan 2005

How To Enhance Learning By Using High-Stakes And Low-Stakes Writing, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Peter Elbow

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


The Top Ten Things New Faculty Would Like To Hear From Colleagues, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 2004

The Top Ten Things New Faculty Would Like To Hear From Colleagues, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


The Value Of A Teaching And Learning Center For Faculty Development, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Mar 2002

The Value Of A Teaching And Learning Center For Faculty Development, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


The Department Chair's Role In Developing New Faculty Into Teachers And Scholars (Review), Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 2002

The Department Chair's Role In Developing New Faculty Into Teachers And Scholars (Review), Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


Ten Principles Of Good Practice In Creating And Sustaining Teaching And Learning Centers, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 2002

Ten Principles Of Good Practice In Creating And Sustaining Teaching And Learning Centers, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


New Conceptions Of Scholarship For A New Generation Of Faculty Members, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 2002

New Conceptions Of Scholarship For A New Generation Of Faculty Members, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Scholarship Reconsidered gave us an amplified vision of scholarly work, yet this process of tenure has inhibited the full realization of that vision. This chapter argues that we need to make the tenure process work more effectively and flexibly in order to validate and encourage the multiple types of scholarship Boyer proposes.


Preparing A Teaching Portfolio, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Fran Mues Jan 2000

Preparing A Teaching Portfolio, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Fran Mues

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


Principles Of Good Practice: Supporting Early-Career (Guidance For Deans, Department Chairs, And Other Academic Leaders), Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 2000

Principles Of Good Practice: Supporting Early-Career (Guidance For Deans, Department Chairs, And Other Academic Leaders), Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


Principles Of Good Practice: Supporting Early-Career Faculty. Guidance For Deans, Department Chairs, And Other Academic Leaders, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 2000

Principles Of Good Practice: Supporting Early-Career Faculty. Guidance For Deans, Department Chairs, And Other Academic Leaders, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

The "Heeding New Voices" study, a year-long series of structured interviews with new faculty and graduate students aspiring to be faculty members around the country, sought both to give voice to those who are just beginning their academic careers and to provide guidance for the senior faculty, chairs, deans, and others in higher education responsible for shaping the professoriate of the future. This booklet, drawn in part from the study's findings, includes: (1) ten principles of good practice; (2) inventories to prompt department chairs, senior colleagues, and other academic leaders to examine their individual and institutional practices; and (3 ...


Post-Tenure Review Through Post-Tenure Development: What Linking Senior Faculty And Technology Taught Us, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 1999

Post-Tenure Review Through Post-Tenure Development: What Linking Senior Faculty And Technology Taught Us, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

This article highlights a faculty development program designed to allow mid-career and senior faculty to effectively apply the capacities of technology to teaching and learning. It provides a profile of senior faculty and their work satisfactions and stresses; describes a senior teaching fellows program, TEACHnology, as one mechanism for senior faculty reviatalization; and suggests the kinds of practices that seem to best support senior faculty in terms of career development. It concludes with implications of such faculty development processes for meeting some of the challenges of post-tenure


The Role Of Faculty Development Programs In Helping Teachers To Improve Student Learning Through Writing, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Elizabeth Ann Caldwell Jan 1997

The Role Of Faculty Development Programs In Helping Teachers To Improve Student Learning Through Writing, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Elizabeth Ann Caldwell

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Writing is central to the activities of academic life; writing-to-learn programs for faculty are well received and help faculty improve their own writing as well as their students' writing and understanding of course content.


Honoring Exemplary Teaching In Research Universities, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Barbara Gross Davis Jan 1996

Honoring Exemplary Teaching In Research Universities, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Barbara Gross Davis

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Faculty surveys and interviews suggest that such elements as input from faculty, administrators, and students and the provision of varied awards for good teaching are important to the success of recognition programs at research universities.


Teaching And Learning In The Diverse Classroom: A Faculty And Ta Partnership Program, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Matthew L. Ouellett Jan 1995

Teaching And Learning In The Diverse Classroom: A Faculty And Ta Partnership Program, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Matthew L. Ouellett

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

On most campuses, diversity education and faculty development are separate initiatives. This article describes a new program that successfully combines the two functions by building on methods and practices from both. The program has had beneficial outcomes for individual teachers as well as for their departments.


Effective Approaches To New Faculty Development, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jun 1994

Effective Approaches To New Faculty Development, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

The author provides research-based and practical advice on how to foster the career development of new and junior faculty. She first reviews who the new and junior faculty are and highlights research findings on the work and career experiences of these faculty members. She then describes model programs and successful strategies to support the newest members of the professoriat, including exemplary programs for orientation, mentoring, research, and teaching development.


Dealing With Troublesome Behavior In The Classroom, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 1994

Dealing With Troublesome Behavior In The Classroom, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.


Academic Leaders And Faculty Developers: Creating An Institutional Culture That Values Teaching, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Norman D. Aitken Jan 1994

Academic Leaders And Faculty Developers: Creating An Institutional Culture That Values Teaching, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Norman D. Aitken

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

In recent years, a great deal has been said and written about the need to improve teaching in the academy, especially in large research universities. College presidents, national associations representing higher education, private foundations, and individual faculty scholars all have challenged faculty, chairs, deans, campus administrators, and faculty developers to work together to improve support for undergraduate teaching and learning (Bok, 1986; Bowen & Schuster, 1986; Boyer, 1987; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1989; Diamond & Adam, 1993; Seldin & Associates, 1990). Despite such calls for collaborative efforts to improve undergraduate education, faculty developers still often feel alone in a milieu that does not value ...


Hard Times Signal Challenges For Faculty Developers, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Fideler Elizabeth Jan 1992

Hard Times Signal Challenges For Faculty Developers, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Fideler Elizabeth

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

No abstract provided.