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Ekecrantz, Stefan; Schwieler, Elias – Journal of Faculty Development, 2016
In this article, results from an international survey on the experiences of educational developers' experiences of teachers' attitudes, emotions, and normative values in higher education are presented. Teacher-student relationships have a substantial impact on student learning and the general learning climate, but have still received relatively…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Surveys, College Faculty
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Stockley, Denise; McDonald, Jeanette; Hoessler, Carolyn – Journal of Faculty Development, 2015
Building on the rich faculty development literature worldwide, recent scholarship on the advancement, professionalism, and career paths of individuals entering the field has received greater attention. Through focus group discussions, faculty developers from colleges and universities around the world shared their pathways into and through faculty…
Descriptors: Discovery Processes, Faculty Development, Focus Groups, Higher Education
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Harrison, Barbara; Clayton, Patti H. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2012
Requiring and fostering shifts in perspective, practice, and identity, the counter-normative pedagogy of service-learning can be challenging for faculty to learn. Meyer and Land's (2003, 2005) work on threshold concepts may enhance understanding of the troublesome yet transformative nature of learning to collaborate reciprocally with students and…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Faculty, Higher Education, Instruction
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Lynch, Ellen; Polich, Susan – Journal of Faculty Development, 2009
One of the major challenges to collaborative work in higher education is that students typically enter college classrooms in the United States without the skills they need to be productive group members. Additionally, students' attitudes about the value of collaboration with peers are frequently negative due to unsuccessful prior experiences…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cooperative Learning, Case Studies, Student Attitudes
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Gardner, Susan K. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2005
The preparation of graduate students for faculty careers is not a new discussion in academe. The debate over teaching versus research preparation stretches back to the inception of graduate education in this country (Atwell, 1996; Berelson, 1960). However, the lingering concerns about the preparation for the faculty role and all its components…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, College Faculty, Doctoral Programs