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The department chair: new roles, responsibilities and challenges

Alan T. Seagren, John W. Creswell, Daniel W. Wheeler, ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Association for the Study of Higher Education - Education - 1993 - 116 pages
Surveys the roles and responsibilities of the department chair--from its history to future challenges. Looks at the influence of institution and the chair's academic discipline ...
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Models for improving college teaching: a faculty resource, Volume 5, Issue 6

Jon E. Travis, George Washington University. Graduate School of Education and Human Development, ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Association for the Study of Higher Education - Education - 1997 - 137 pages
One of the purposes of this collection is to encourage faculty to reflect on the learning process and on the influence of their teaching. Higher education in the United States ...
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The vitality of senior faculty members: snow on the roof, fire in the furnace

Carole J. Bland, William H. Bergquist, ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Association for the Study of Higher Education - Education - 1997 - 169 pages
By the year 2000, 50 percent of full-time faculty will be over 55, and 68 percent will be over 50. Just when many universities and colleges in America are making major shifts ...
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A culture for academic excellence: implementing the ..., Volume 25, Issue 1

Jann E. Freed, Marie R. Klugman, Jonathan D. Fife, ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Association for the Study of Higher Education - Education - 1997 - 191 pages
Reviews key principles for improving quality in higher education institutions. Discusses methods that should be implemented as a total system approach and offers a new vision ...
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Empowering the faculty: mentoring redirected and renewed

Gaye Luna, Deborah L. Cullen, ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Association for the Study of Higher Education - Education - 1995 - 112 pages
This report synthesizes mentoring literature in terms of conceptual frameworks, mentoring arenas, and roles and functions of mentors and proteges. Further discussed are the ...
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Faculty workload studies: perspectives, needs, and future directions

Katrina Anne Meyer, ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Association for the Study of Higher Education - Education - 1998 - 129 pages
Summarizes state studies of faculty workload and research on faculty productivity. Discusses problems with existing study designs and their results. Offers solutions with ...
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Creating learning centered classrooms: what does learning theory have to say?

Frances K. Stage, Patricia A. Muller, Jillian Kinzie, ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Ada Simmons, Association for the Study of Higher Education - Education - 1998 - 145 pages
Reviews research and theories on college student learning. Examines attribution theory, self-efficacy in students, social constructivism, and Freire's theory of ...
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The Finance of Higher Education: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice

Michael B. Paulsen, John C. Smart - Education - 2001 - 603 pages
A wide-ranging examination of the governmental and institutional policies and practices, and essential theories and areas of research that in combination establish the ...
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