To Improve the Academy

Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development
Product Number: EB00058883
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118282854
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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An annual publication of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD), To Improve the Academy offers a resource for improvement in higher education to faculty and instructional development staff, department chairs, faculty, deans, student services staff, chief academic officers, and educational consultants. Contents include: -Professional development for geographically dispersed faculty -Implementing a learning consortium for communication and change -Faculty engagement in program-level outcomes assessment -What educational developers need to know about faculty-artists -Exploring the spiritual roots of midcareer faculty -Raising funds from faculty for faculty development centers -Mentoring in higher education -Tough-love consulting in order to effect change -Research on the impact of educational development -Examining effective faculty practice -Insights on millennial students -Contemplative pedagogy of teaching and learning centers -Faculty and student perspectives on course evaluation terminology -Questions about student ratings -Small-group individual diagnosis to improve online instruction -Supporting international faculty -Complex ecologies of diversity, identity, teaching, and learning -Organizational strategies for fostering faculty racial inclusion -The truth about students' capacity for multitasking -Tweeting: the 2011 POD HBCUFDN Conference Twitter backchannel -Designing active learning with flexible technology

Original Publish Date: Aug 31, 2012

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