Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty-First Century: Moving to a Mission-Oriented and Learner-Centered Model (2020)

Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty-First Century: Moving to a Mission-Oriented and Learner-Centered Model Adrianna Kezar Daniel Maxey Elizabeth Holcombe Ann E. Austin Andrea G Trice William T Mallon Arleen Arnsparger Joanna Drivalas Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty First Century Moving to a Mission Oriented and Learner Centered Model The institution of tenure once a cornerstone of American colleges and universities is rapidly eroding Today the majority of faculty positions are part time or limited term appointments a radical cha
  • Title: Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty-First Century: Moving to a Mission-Oriented and Learner-Centered Model
  • Author: Adrianna Kezar Daniel Maxey Elizabeth Holcombe Ann E. Austin Andrea G Trice William T Mallon Arleen Arnsparger Joanna Drivalas
  • ISBN: 9780813581002
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Hardcover
Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty-First Century: Moving to a Mission-Oriented and Learner-Centered Model Adrianna Kezar Daniel Maxey Elizabeth Holcombe Ann E. Austin Andrea G Trice William T Mallon Arleen Arnsparger Joanna Drivalas The institution of tenure once a cornerstone of American colleges and universities is rapidly eroding Today, the majority of faculty positions are part time or limited term appointments, a radical change that has resulted from circumstance than from thoughtful planning As colleges and universities evolve to meet the changing demands of society, how might their leadeThe institution of tenure once a cornerstone of American colleges and universities is rapidly eroding Today, the majority of faculty positions are part time or limited term appointments, a radical change that has resulted from circumstance than from thoughtful planning As colleges and universities evolve to meet the changing demands of society, how might their leaders design viable alternative faculty models for the future Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty First Century weighs the concerns of university administrators, professors, adjuncts, and students in order to critically assess emerging faculty models and offer informed policy recommendations Cognizant of the financial pressures that have led many universities to favor short term faculty contracts, higher education experts Adrianna Kezar and Daniel Maxey assemble a top notch roster of contributors to investigate whether there are ways to modify the existing system or promote new faculty models They suggest how colleges and universities might rethink their procedures for faculty development, hiring, scheduling, and evaluation in order to maintain a campus environment that still fosters faculty service and student centered learning Even as it asks urgent questions about how to retain the best elements of American higher education, Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty First Century also examines the opportunities that systemic changes might create Ultimately, it provides some starting points for how colleges and universities might best respond to the rapidly evolving needs of an increasingly global society.
Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty-First Century: Moving to a Mission-Oriented and Learner-Centered Model Adrianna Kezar Daniel Maxey Elizabeth Holcombe Ann E. Austin Andrea G Trice William T Mallon Arleen Arnsparger Joanna Drivalas

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One thought on “Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty-First Century: Moving to a Mission-Oriented and Learner-Centered Model

  1. Wiebke Kuhn

    The different chapters focus on different angles of higher education employees, with the main focus on tenure line and non tenure line faculty Historical perspectives, focus on research and teaching, but also ideas about what the future could look like made this book quite interesting.

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