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What Our Stories Teach Us
Call Number: WCC Main: LB 2331 .S4725 2013
Publication Date: 2013
This book encourages and enables faculty to deeply examine their teaching experiences, stories, and choices so real insight results. The author invites faculty to recall stories from their own biographies, demonstrates how to view these stories as critical incidents instead of mere reminiscences, and introduces an approach faculty can undertake to analyze then interpret these stories for the benefit of professional growth in teaching.
Best Practices in Faculty Evaluation
Call Number: WCC Main: LB 2333 .B85 2012
Publication Date: 2012
This is designed to help department chairs, deans, and members of evaluation committees by showing them what they need to know and do when participating in faculty reviews and evaluations. The book shows how to apply the information about performance and convey clear messages about priorities. It also reveals what professionals can do to protect themselves in cases when an appeal or grievance is likely.
The Teaching Portfolio, Fourth Ed.
Call Number: WCC Main: LB 2333 S46 2010
Publication Date: 2010
A review of all the facets developing teaching portfolios. This new edition contains new perspectives and ideas; an expanded section on web-based electronic teaching portfolios ; a sample of colleges and universities that shows how they have implemented portfolios; real-world teaching portfolios of twenty-one faculty members and a report from a university provost on what he looks for in a portfolios submitted for promotion.
The Department Chair Primer
Call Number: WCC Main: LB 2343 .C543 2012
Publication Date: 2012
The Department Chair Primer provides the practical information that chairs need to do their jobs well. Many of the book's ideas come from practicing chairs and are proven strategies for dealing with a variety of issues. Each chapter details a particular problem, includes a brief introduction to the topic, provides tips on how to deal with the situation, and concludes with targeted questions for further consideration. Its concise format is ideal for busy chairs which need a brief but informative resource. The second edition has been revised to reflect new pressures and challenges in higher education and the increasing importance of department chairs in responding to them.
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