College Faculty (college + faculty)

Distribution by Scientific Domains


Selected Abstracts


Developing Community College Faculty as Leaders

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES, Issue 123 2003
Joanne E. Cooper
The authors consider the current need for faculty leadership, the motivation to lead, and the challenges and problems faculty encounter in their leadership roles and provide a sampling of leadership development initiatives across the nation. [source]


The state of critical thinking today

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES, Issue 130 2005
Richard Paul
Research demonstrates that most college faculty lack a substantive concept of critical thinking, though they mistakenly think otherwise. This chapter spells out the implications of such a robust concept and emphasizes that success in bringing a substantive concept of critical thinking to college faculty requires well-planned, long-term professional development based explicitly on the multiple dimensions of a substantive concept of critical thinking. [source]


Preparing faculty to meet the needs of developmental students

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES, Issue 129 2005
Carol A. Kozeracki
Community college faculty who teach developmental English classes face numerous pedagogical challenges. Graduate programs, in-service training, and professional association activities help prepare faculty for these challenges, but additional support is needed. [source]


Community College Faculty Satisfaction and the Faculty Union

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH, Issue 105 2000
Consuelo Rey Castro
Research studies on the role of the faculty union in higher education and in particular the satisfaction of community college faculty is very limited. This chapter reviews the literature and uses interviews with union presidents to examine the union's changing role. [source]