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Rhodes, Christy M.; Lin, Xi – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
The use of collaborative writing partnerships is frequently cited as an effective strategy to increase the productivity and quality of academic writing (Austin & Baldwin, 1991). However, developing and utilizing these relationships effectively can prove challenging to early-career academics. This article used Boud, Keogh, and Walker's (1985)…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Teaching Methods, Academic Language, Beginning Teachers
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Bartell, Denise S.; Boswell, Caroline – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
Utilizing FYE courses to support retention and college success requires a systematic understanding of, and effective tools to support, historically underserved students. Traditional, short-term faculty development programming is unlikely to support faculty needs when teaching FYE courses, especially for experienced instructors. This article…
Descriptors: First Year Seminars, College Faculty, Faculty Development, College Freshmen
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Sperry, Rita; Hawkinson, Chelsie – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
Faculty training and development for First-Year Seminar (FYS) faculty at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) is conducted in the form of training workshops, bi-annual teaching institutes, and various professional development opportunities. Facilitated workshop content is based on student-centered teaching and learning theories.…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, First Year Seminars, Communities of Practice, College Faculty
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Bolitzer, Liza Ann – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
A key way that colleges and universities seek to improve student learning is by providing instructional development to faculty. Yet today, the majority of college faculty are non-tenure track, adjunct faculty who have limited access to instructional support, and have traditionally not participated in such teaching improvement efforts when offered.…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Adjunct Faculty, Instructional Development, College Faculty
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Bair, Mary; DeFrance, Nancy; Diarrassouba, Nagnon; Stockton, Terry – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
This paper describes a faculty development project in which four teacher educators, who were part of a larger Faculty Learning Community, used an innovative model called the Faculty Learning Lab to support each other in critical reflections about their teaching. Within the learning lab, which was guided by Knowles' adult learning theory, each…
Descriptors: Learning Laboratories, Mentors, Peer Relationship, Models
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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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Hessling, Peter A.; Robinson, Emily Erin; Capps, Jennifer A.; Gallardo-Williams, Maria T. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
This paper describes the experiences of four diverse faculty, representing chemistry, education, faculty development, and entrepreneurship, who participated in a voluntary reading circle to discuss teaching and learning in higher education. We provide examples of how our circle shared pedagogical ideas, engaged in collaborative scholarly projects,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Communities of Practice, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Varagona, Lynn; Nandan, Monica; Hooks, Dwayne; Porter, Kandice Johnson; Maguire, Mary Beth; Slater-Moody, Judith – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
The focus on multiple disciplines coming together to provide services, create products, and solve problems is growing worldwide. Higher education is no exception. This case study illustrates how academic disciplines can transition from a silo mentality to working collaboratively across disciplinary lines. A multiprofessional group of faculty…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Teamwork, Interdisciplinary Approach, Integrated Curriculum
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Ridge, Alison; Ritt, Elizabeth – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
Institutions of higher learning are expanding their academic reach by offering distance education courses and degree programs. Student demand for distance education continues to grow and so does the need for qualified faculty. The literature presents numerous approaches and best practices regarding new faculty orientation and professional…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Distance Education, Stakeholders, Nursing Education
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Winslow, Matthew P.; Skubik-Peplaski, Camille; Burkett, Barry – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
Professional learning communities (PLCs) are an effective way for faculty to learn about pedagogical topics and tactics. However, less is known about how effective they are at changing the teaching practices of the faculty participants and ultimately student learning. This article describes a mixed-method study of such a transfer of knowledge. In…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Communities of Practice, Teacher Collaboration
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Stark, Audriana M.; Smith, Gary A. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2016
The need for faculty development continues to increase despite the limited resources of many developers to serve growing demands. To address this conundrum, we explore existing literature about communities of practice (CoPs) in higher education and case studies of CoPs at our institution as an avenue to extend and supplement future professional…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Literature Reviews, Higher Education
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Hutson, Bryant; Downs, Holly – Journal of Faculty Development, 2015
This study describes the impact of the College Supporting Transition, Access and Retention (College STAR) project at a public university in the southeastern United States, which sought to develop faculty knowledge, skills and competencies to better meet the needs of diverse student populations, especially those with learning differences. A focus…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, College Faculty, Access to Education, Communities of Practice
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Rees, Amanda; Shaw, Kimberly – Journal of Faculty Development, 2014
In light of recent interest in the limitations of early and mid-career mentoring (Driscoll et al 2009; Trowers 2011), this case study of a women's scholarly activity and goal setting Community of Practice (CoP) indicates that such groups can offer extensive peer mentoring at one teaching-oriented state university in the United States. Using a…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, College Faculty, Questionnaires
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Denecker, Christine – Journal of Faculty Development, 2014
Positive, student-centered learning environments and the professional development opportunities which support those environments, while crucial, are not easily built or sustained. As a result, instructors often spend semesters or even years in the classroom with no barometer for effectiveness and change in their pedagogical approaches other than…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Program Implementation, Student Centered Curriculum, Universities
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Good, Jennifer; Shumack, Kellie – Journal of Faculty Development, 2013
Innovations in faculty development, particularly those that make the most of available technologies, are essential. "Learning is a social activity and we are social beings; and everything is connected" (Trammel & Bruce, 2008). Finding methods for creating these faculty connections is a challenge--one that can be met by technology.…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Online Courses
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