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Nielsen, Kathryn; Franco, Jimmy – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
The paper presents findings from a study that assessed the impact of a faculty development approach designed to improve technology integration specific to a comprehensive FYE program. Partnering with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and informed by data gathered annually from faculty and student mentors, FYE leaders created a…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Academic Achievement, Technology Integration, Mentors
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List, Karen; Sorcinelli, Mary Deane – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Mentoring has long been viewed as a powerful means of enhancing the professional success and personal wellbeing of early-career faculty; however, little is known about its benefits for senior faculty. Using data from a peer mentoring community of six senior faculty women in leadership roles at a research university, this study explores the impact…
Descriptors: Mentors, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Teacher Leadership
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Ockene, Judith K.; Milner, Robert J.; Thorndyke, Luanne E.; Congdon, John; Cain, Joanna M. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
The promotion process is challenging, particularly for non-tenure track faculty in academic medicine. To address this challenge, we implemented a facilitated peer mentoring program that included a structured curriculum with regular meetings, guided by two senior faculty mentors. Participants expressed satisfaction with the program, showed…
Descriptors: Mentors, Coaching (Performance), Peer Groups, Training Methods
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Gimbel, Phyllis; Cole, Ryan M. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2009
Bridgewater State College is a comprehensive master's granting institution that primarily prepares teachers, school counselors, psychologists, and school administrators. Within the past two years, the institution has developed a new Graduate Research Assistantship position available to students enrolled in a master's degree or Certificate of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Research Assistants, College Faculty, Mentors
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Shih, Mei-Yau; Sorcinelli, Mary Deane – Journal of Faculty Development, 2007
Can teaching technologies offer a unique avenue for senior faculty vitality and renewal? This article presents the results of an evaluation that took place during six years of a teaching technology faculty development program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a research-intensive institution. We present a profile of the program and its…
Descriptors: Career Development, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Technology Uses in Education
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O'Meara, KerryAnne – Journal of Faculty Development, 2005
This article describes a learning community for early-career faculty in the sciences aimed at course redesign and active-learning. Through findings from surveys, interviews, and observations, program outcomes regarding faculty teaching skills and confidence, understanding of how students learn, and use of assessment are explored. Finally, the…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, College Faculty, Teaching Skills, Active Learning