April 5, 2010

Leading With Intention: Online Faculty Development and Evaluation

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Supporting excellence in online education sounds like a reasonable objective, but it often becomes easier said than done. As an academic leader, you may not have taught online classes yourself, yet you’re responsible for excellent outcomes. You may be evaluating course design, reviewing teaching methods, facing enrollment and retention issues with online students, or choosing quality review assessment tools to use at your institution. The free report Leading with Intention: Online Faculty Development and Evaluation touches on all these issues and more.

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“Measuring and documenting the quality of online courses and degree programs can be a complex and time-consuming undertaking, but it is something that more and more institutions are pursuing,” writes Brian Udermann in “Three Strategies to Improve the Quality of Online Education on Your Campus.” He explains strategies to guide leaders to creating a culture of quality within your online programming.  Thomas Tobin explores why this might not come easily to many academic administrators. “Today, we are in a unique window in time where many administrators’ teaching experiences are significantly different from the teaching modes of their faculty members,” he writes in “Five Key Factors for Administrators for Evaluating Online Teaching,” another article in the collection.

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• Program development
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April 4, 2010

Leading With Intention: Faculty Development and Evaluation

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Evaluating teaching can be one of the most daunting tasks for academic leaders, yet evaluation of faculty and subsequent development plays an important role in faculty career success. This 34-page collection of ten articles addresses faculty evaluation from multiple angles including how to prepare and use classroom observations, how to create a goal-driven approach to evaluations, and how to develop a system for evaluating new faculty. The free report also addresses how to make faculty development an institutional value, the essentials of optimizing faculty performance, and how thoughtful staff management will further enhance your department.

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Are you new to your position and have been asked to execute a long-standing evaluation program that may no longer be relevant? Or are you facing the challenge of creating a brand-new process for your department or institution? What about evaluating online instruction? Leading With Intention: Faculty Development and Evaluation addresses these questions and more, offering practical and insightful guidance.

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Academic Leader Today is packed with strategies, tips, and insight on the topics that impact your faculty, your staff, and your work, Including:

• Program and course assessment
• Program development
• Strategic planning
• Career development
• Collegiality
• Diversity
• Faculty development
• Campus safety
• Curriculum
• Grading
• Research