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Wilks, Karrin E.; Shults, Christopher; Berg, James J. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Leadership development for faculty often is designed as training for administration, but faculty demonstrate leadership in the classroom, in their departments, college-wide, and beyond. To fully realize and leverage this leadership potential, colleges must design opportunities for faculty to hone their knowledge and skills as active participants…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Leadership Training, Community Colleges, Fellowships
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Berk, Ronald A. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2010
This article discusses how to design and execute a faculty development workshop. The author first describes the characteristics of the faculty development event that can sabotage or facilitate attendance. They relate to: (a) format and frequency; (b) venues; (c) technical support; and (d) competing activities. Then, the author presents ten…
Descriptors: Incentives, Faculty Development, Workshops, Teacher Improvement
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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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List, Karen K. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2004
The UMass Lilly Teaching Fellows early career faculty development program was rated a success at its 10-year mark by fellows who were asked in a survey to assess the program and its effects on their careers. In order not only to continue the program's success but improve upon it, the UMass Center for Teaching, guided by the survey, significantly…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Nontenured Faculty, Mentors, Faculty Development