Item description for Evaluating Faculty Performance: A Practical Guide to Assessing Teaching, Research, and Service (JB - Anker) by Peter Seldin...
Written by experts in teaching and administration, this guide offers practical, research-based information for faculty members and administrators in search of new approaches for assessing and improving faculty potential. By recognizing that faculty evaluation can be a difficult, time-consuming, and costly process, the authors of Evaluating Faculty Performance have distilled existing evaluation practices into useful recommendations for strengthening the overall system.
Offering numerous suggestions for improving evaluation methods, assessing program weaknesses, and avoiding common problems, the book
Examines compelling reasons for developing effective and systematic faculty assessment processes
Discusses how to create a climate for positive change by favoring performance counseling over performance evaluation
Identifies the essential elements and best practices in assessment, while also revealing what not to do in evaluating performance
Explains the value of the professional portfolio in assessment teaching, and offers advice on how to complete a portfolio
Outlines key issues, dangers, and benchmarks for success in straightforward language
Included are field-tested forms and checklists that can be used to measure faculty performance in teaching, research, and service. The suggestions for improving faculty assessment are clear and practicable—sensible advice for strengthening a process that is of increasing importance in higher education.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 9" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2006
Publisher Anker Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN 1933371048 ISBN13 9781933371047
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More About Peter Seldin
JOHN ZUBIAZARETTA is professor of English and director of honors and faculty development at Columbia College, South Carolina. A Carnegie Foundation/Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Professor of the year for South Carolina, he has also earned awards and recognition for teaching and scholarly excellence from the American Association for Higher Education, the South Atlantic Association of Departments of English, the national United Methodist Board of Higher Education, the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, and other educational organizations. John is a frequent conference presenter and consultant on improving college teaching, learning, and academic leadership, and he has mentored educators nationwide and internationally on developing teaching and administrative portfolios. His work on portfolios--often in collaboration with Peter Seldin--include many articles and chapters in journal and book publications such as "The Journal on Excellence in College Teaching; The Department Chair; Phi Delta Kappan"; Seldin's "Changing Practices in Educating Teaching" (1999), "The Teaching Portfolio, Second Edition" (1997), "Improving College Teaching" (1995), "Successful Use of Teaching Portfolios" (1993); Roth's "Inspiring Teaching" (1997); and Wright's "Teaching Improvement Practices" (1995). He has also contributed to Seldin and Higgerson's "The Administrative Portfolio" (2002).
Peter Seldin has an academic affiliation as follows - Peter Seldin, Pace Univ., and Associates Pace University, Pleasantvill.