The Journal of Faculty Development

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 3, September

Assessing and Meeting TAs' Instructional Technology Training Needs: Research and Practice
This article reports findings from a teaching assistant (TA) instructional technology (IT) needs assessment conducted by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) at the University of Michigan. The purpose of this project was to determine...
Encouraging Faculty Reporting of Plagiarism: Implications for Administrators
This study investigated faculty experiences of plagiarism. Participants were drawn from three social science listservs, and completed an on-line survey regarding their knowledge of institutional policies on plagiarism and their experiences with administrators...
Faculty Performance Standards: Patterns within Disciplines in the Research University
Previous research has demonstrated effects of performance standards on productivity across work contexts. The present study focused on the characteristics of institutional performance standards, evaluation processes, and performance-responsive measures...
Increasing Academic Output and Supporting Equality of Career Opportunity in Universities: Can Writers' Retreats Play a Role?
Despite the pressure to write and to publish in academia, many faculty do not. This is not because of the absence of their potential contribution to knowledge and thinking. Many of them have been silenced, or are never given a chance to find their academic...
Mentoring Successful Teacher-Scholars
This paper describes a three-year cohort-based series of faculty development workshops for new faculty in our College. This model of faculty development is designed to help new faculty develop as teacher-scholars and participate in university governance...
New Resistance to Student Evaluations of Teaching
Professionalism as scholars demands that we behave toward student ratings research in the manner that we behave toward research in our disciplines. We objectively review the weight of evidence and try to reach appropriate conclusions.Although student...
Top 10 "Secret Writing Tips" to Boost Your Productivity: Part 1
Your Need to WriteFaculty at research institutions, in particular, have been required to write grants, journal articles, and books since dinosaurs in low-rise denims roamed the countryside trying to figure out the special effects in Jurassic Park. However,...