Journal of Film and Video

Journal of Film and Video is a magazine focusing on Film and Video

Articles from January 2000

Additional Thoughts
ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS The Relationship between Annual Evaluation and the Promotion and Tenure Process In most institutions with a formalized annual evaluation process, this process usually mirrors that described above for promotion and tenure, but it is,...
Introduction
This Monograph offers an updated and expanded version of the 1993 UFVA Monograph entitled Guide for Nontenured Faculty Members: Annual Evaluation Promotion, and Tenure, also authored by Peter Bukalski with help from several collaborators. The popularity...
Research/creative Activity
RESEARCH/CREATIVE ACTIVITY At many institutions the decision to grant tenure or promotion is made on the basis of the accomplishments listed in the research/ creative activity section of the dossier. The section on teaching is read carefully and, provided...
Service
Service is a strange category, because there is no widespread agreement about what constitutes service and no agreement about how important service ought to be in promotion and tenure decisions, except at community colleges which are clearly service-oriented....
Teaching
In recent decades, a number of publications have described poor teaching in American higher education. These publications and public pressures have resulted in an increased emphasis on the quality of teaching in many institutions. Even many predominantly...
The Fourth Factor in Personnel Decisions: Collegiality
The ideology of higher education suggests that promotion and tenure decisions are based entirely on the merits of the candidate. Some institutions certainly live up to this ideal, tenuring individuals with radically different ideas about their discipline....
The Special Problems of Women and Members of Minority Groups
The problems of women and members of minority groups do not begin with the promotion and tenure process; rather, they begin at the moment of hiring. It would be reassuring to assume that prejudice does not exist in academe; in fact, many faculty subscribe...
The Variety of Colleges and Universities in the United States
Differing Expectations The work of faculty is traditionally divided into three broad areas: teaching, research/ creative activity, and service. The processes of annual evaluation, promotion, and tenure all involve an examination of faculty accomplishments...

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