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Faculty development : a resource collection for academic leaders.

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : Magna Publications, ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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It is impossible to understate the importance of faculty development in higher education. Better faculty development means better teaching; better teaching means better learning outcomes. In short, this book includes a wealth of proven faculty development suggestions, tips, and ideas that are practical, specific, applicable in a wide range of academic settings, and most importantly, do-able.
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780912150666 0912150661
OCLC Number: 1040034160
Notes: The articles in this book have been previously published in Academic Leader, Distance Education Report, and The Teaching Professor or have been adapted from Magna 20-Minute Mentor presentations.
Description: 147 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Ch. 1. Getting Started --
Making faculty development an institutional value and a professional practice --
Professional faculty development: the necessary fourth leg --
Faculty development: a model from Johns Hopkins --
A theory of faculty development for blended learning --
The importance of collective leadership: building and maintaining high-performing teams --
Does online faculty development really matter? --
Open educational resources: an easy way to enrich faculty development --
Ch. 2. Assessment and Evaluation --
Promoting a culture of assessment --
Using faculty learning communities to support program-level assessment --
Enhancing a valuable asset: positives of thoughtful staff management --
The research process and its relevance to the culture of assessment --
Using formal program review for continuous improvement --
Preparing and using classroom observations in faculty teaching evaluations --
Is it worth revisiting faculty evaluation? --
Teacher and peer assessments: a comparison --
Putting assessment in its place --
Ch. 3. Mentoring --
Creating an effective mentoring program --
Design considerations --
Steps to building an effective program --
Mentorship dos and don'ts --
Mentee dos and don'ts --
Mentoring program guidelines and tips --
Developing a culture of mentoring excellence --
Helping faculty develop a scholarship agenda --
Using academic retreats to enhance academic affairs performance --
Speed mentoring --
Ch. 4. Development across faculty careers --
Making changes: how faculty do it --
From a teaching assistant to a teaching professor --
How can I engage adjunct online faculty in professional development? --
Adjunct professional development improves teaching, builds community --
Strategic HR approaches to building and sustaining a diverse adjunct workforce --
Faculty Fellows Program provides incentives, structure to improve teaching --
Team teaching: active learning practice for teachers --
After promotion and tenure maintaining faculty's upward trajectory 130 --
Encouraging faculty leadership development --
Best practices in preparing academic leaders.

Abstract:

It is impossible to understate the importance of faculty development in higher education. Better faculty development means better teaching; better teaching means better learning outcomes. In short, this book includes a wealth of proven faculty development suggestions, tips, and ideas that are practical, specific, applicable in a wide range of academic settings, and most importantly, do-able.

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