Author: Kay J. Gillespie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-02-18
Since the first edition of A Guide to Faculty Development was published in 2002, the dynamic field of educational and faculty development has undergone many changes. Prepared under the auspices of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD), this thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded edition offers a fundamental resource for faculty developers, as well as for faculty and administrators interested in promoting and sustaining faculty development within their institutions. This essential book offers an introduction to the topic, includes twenty-three chapters by leading experts in the field, and provides the most relevant information on a range of faculty development topics including establishing and sustaining a faculty development program; the key issues of assessment, diversity, and technology; and faculty development across institutional types, career stages, and organizations. "This volume contains the gallant story of the emergence of a movement to sustain the vitality of college and university faculty in difficult times. This practical guide draws on the best minds shaping the field, the most productive experience, and elicits the imagination required to reenvision a dynamic future for learning societies in a global context." —R. Eugene Rice, senior scholar, Association of American Colleges and Universities "Across the country, people in higher education are thinking about how to prepare our graduates for a rapidly changing world while supporting our faculty colleagues who grew up in a very different world. Faculty members, academic administrators, and policymakers alike will learn a great deal from this volume about how to put together a successful faculty development program and create a supportive environment for learning in challenging times." —Judith A. Ramaley, president, Winona State University "This is the book on faculty development in higher education. Everyone involved in faculty development—including provosts, deans, department chairs, faculty, and teaching center staff—will learn from the extensive research and the practical wisdom in the Guide." —Peter Felten, president, The POD Network (2010–2011), and director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Elon University
Author: Michael Brisciana
Release Date: 2013-04-20
ISM developed this guidebook to help schools attract, retain, develop, reward, and inspire faculty. We believe the best way to achieve these vital goals is to implement, manage, and sustain effective practices for faculty hiring, evaluation, development, compensation, and selective retention. For that reason, much of what you are about to read is process-focused. However, in working through each of the processes, it is important not to lose the forest for the trees. That is, while we strive at all points to support teachers to the fullest, this book is ultimately not about teachers—it is really about students. That is because we believe, by doing all of the things that we suggest, the school will ultimately be increasing student performance, satisfaction, and enthusiasm. Thus, it becomes a win-win situation for all involved: by supporting teachers, the school is supporting students, and doing the most that important thing it can do to ensure its long-term growth and success.
Author: Diane M. Billings
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-12-01
Prepare for success as a nurse educator. Recommended by the National League for Nursing for comprehensive Certified Nurse Educator preparation, this resource is the only book of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks you through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, it provides guidance on such topics curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition adds updated information reflecting the latest trends and advances in both education and nursing.--Adapted from back cover.
Author: Phyllis Blumberg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-07-12
Developing Learner-Centered Teaching offers a step-by-step plan for transforming any course from teacher-centered to the more engaging learner-centered model. Filled with self-assessments and worksheets that are based on each of the five practices identified in Maryellen Weimer's Learner-Centered Teaching, this groundbreaking book gives instructors, faculty developers, and instructional designers a practical and effective resource for putting the learner-centered model into action.
Author: Diane M. Billings
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-10-31
Set yourself up for success as a nurse educator with the award-winning Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 5th Edition. Recommended by the NLN for comprehensive CNE prep, this insightful text is the only one of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, readers will benefit from its expert guidance on key issues, such as curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition contains all the helpful narrative that earned this title an AJN Book of the Year award, along with updated information on technology-empowered learning, the flipped classroom, interprofessional collaborative practice, and much more. Coverage of concept-based curricula includes strategies on how to approach and implement concept-based lessons. Extensive information on online education discusses the use of webinars and other practical guidance for effective online instruction. Evidence-based teaching boxes cover issues, such as: how to do evidence-based teaching; applications of evidence-based teaching; implications for faculty development, administration, and the institution; and how to use the open-ended application questions at the end of each chapter for faculty-guided discussion. Strategies to promote critical thinking and active learning are incorporated throughout the text, highlighting various evaluation techniques, lesson planning insights, and tips for developing examinations. Updated research and references address forward-thinking approaches to education and trends for the future. Guidance on teaching in diverse settings addresses topics such as the models of clinical teaching, teaching in interdisciplinary settings, how to evaluate students in the clinical setting, and how to adapt teaching for community-based practice. Strong focus on practical content — including extensive coverage of curriculum development — equips future educators to handle the daily challenges and opportunities of teaching. NEW! Chapter on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice focuses on the collaboration of care across patient care providers, emphasizing clear communication and shared patient outcomes. NEW! Renamed unit on Curriculum as a Process better reflects the latest QSEN competencies and other leading national standards. NEW! Renamed unit on Technology-Empowered Learning covers the use of technology for learning — including non-traditional course formats, active learning, flipped classrooms, and more.
Technology and distance education are changing classrooms. This work views faculty as adult learners and faculty development programmes as adult education. It introduces the concepts of adult learning and programme development in adult education and sets out a model for success.
Author: Alison Cook-Sather
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-03-10
A guide to developing productive student-faculty partnerships in higher education Student-faculty partnerships is an innovation that is gaining traction on campuses across the country. There are few established models in this new endeavor, however. Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching: A Guide for Faculty offers administrators, faculty, and students both the theoretical grounding and practical guidelines needed to develop student-faculty partnerships that affirm and improve teaching and learning in higher education. Provides theory and evidence to support new efforts in student-faculty partnerships Describes various models for creating and supporting such partnerships Helps faculty overcome some of the perceived barriers to student-faculty partnerships Suggests a range of possible levels of partnership that might be appropriate in different circumstances Includes helpful responses to a range of questions as well as advice from faculty, students, and administrators who have hands-on experience with partnership programs Balancing theory, step-by-step guidelines, expert advice, and practitioner experience, this book is a comprehensive why- and how-to handbook for developing a successful student-faculty partnership program.
Author: Judith E. Miller
Release Date: 2001-01-15
This innovative handbook provides a range of models for undergraduate student-assisted teaching partnerships to help faculty, faculty developers, and administrators make learning more student-centered, more effective, and more productive. Each of the 31 models included in this volume is supported by practical details and focuses on four main aspects of a specific peer-assisted learning environment: implementation, evidence of effectiveness and learning benefits, analysis of time and cost expenditures, and suggestions for replication. Contents include discussions of working with undergraduate partners in several areas: Programs for first-year students Difficult courses Special groups Courses and programs for all students Faculty development The chapters present a range of approaches, applications, disciplines, institutions, and contexts, and demonstrate that student-faculty partnerships can be adapted to meet diverse needs in a variety of situations. Extensive appendices aid implementation by providing concrete examples of hiring documents, training syllabi, teaching materials, and evaluation methods.
This book attempts to offer not just a bird'seye view of the communities of designers project, but also to help identify broad themes and issues that can inform discussions and policies of technology integration at other institutions.
The perfect all-in-one guide for future nurse educators! The award-winning Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 6th Edition prepares you for the day-to-day challenges of teaching future nurses for practice in today's rapidly evolving healthcare system. Recommended by NLN for comprehensive CNE® Exam prep, this insightful text is the only one of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. You'll benefit from the expert guidance on such key issues as curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advances in technology and information. Plus, the 6th edition includes a unique new chapter on Global Health and Curricular Experiences along with updated information on technology-empowered learning, the flipped classroom, interprofessional education, interprofessional collaborative practice, and much more. Comprehensively addresses all three components of teaching, including instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. Coverage of concept-based curricula includes strategies on how to approach and implement concept-based instruction. Pedagogical aids include Evidence-Based Teaching boxes, covering such issues as how to do evidence-based teaching; applications of evidence-based teaching; implications for faculty development, administration, and the institution; and how to use the open-ended application questions at the end of each chapter for faculty-guided discussion. Strategies to promote critical thinking and active learning are incorporated throughout the text, highlighting various evaluation techniques, lesson planning insights, and tips for developing examinations. Guidance on teaching in diverse settings addresses such topics as the models of clinical teaching, teaching in interdisciplinary settings, how to evaluate students in the clinical setting, and how to adapt teaching for community-based practice. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest NLN Nurse Educator Competencies and the latest evidence-based guidelines for best practices in teaching and learning. NEW! UNIQUE chapter on Global Health and Curricular Experiences focuses on internationalization of the nursing curriculum with an emphasis on leading international learning experiences; policies, procedures, and guidelines for overseas study; global health competencies for health professions programs; resources for internationalizing the curriculum; and the NLN position statement on global nursing. NEW! Enhanced pedagogy includes additional illustrations, tables, and boxes.
Author: William Condon
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Release Date: 2016-02-15
Colleges and universities across the US have created special initiatives to promote faculty development, but to date there has been little research to determine whether such programs have an impact on students' learning. Faculty Development and Student Learning reports the results of a multi-year study undertaken by faculty at Carleton College and Washington State University to assess how students’ learning is affected by faculty members’ efforts to become better teachers. Extending recent research in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) to assessment of faculty development and its effectiveness, the authors show that faculty participation in professional development activities positively affects classroom pedagogy, student learning, and the overall culture of teaching and learning in a college or university.