New Resource Books Available

Monday, October 10, 2005 (Around 9 years ago)

The Faculty Development Resource Center has five new resource books available.

Good Start by Gerald W. Gibson. A guide for new faculty who have chosen teaching at a liberal arts college as their career. This book deals with all the principle duties of a faculty member.

Teaching for Diversity by Laura L.B. Border and Nancy Van Note Chism. This books speaks in a pratical way to administrators, instructors, faculty, and support staff who work in the multicultural classroom and offers valuable information that will serve as a basis for recognizing and solving issues in diversity.

The Student Ratings Debate: Are They Valid? How Can We Best Use Them? by Michael Theall, Philip C. Abrami, and Lisa A. Mets. This book offers a summary of key issues surrounding student ratings and some suggestions for new directions for research and practice.

To Improve The Academy by Catherine M. Wehlburg and Sandra Chadwick-Blossey. Resources for Faculty, Instructional and Organizational Development.

Developing a Comprehensive Faculty Evaluation System by Raoul A. Arreola. A handbook for college faculty and administrators on designing and operating a comprehensive faculty evaluation system. It provides practical, proven models based on 30 years of research and experience.

Please stop by the office and check them out or send an email to cblaukat and request the book(s) you would like and they can be sent through campus mail.

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