To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development, Volume 18
October 1999, Jossey-Bass
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The book is divided into three sections:
Section I, Organizational Change in the Academy and in POD: examines the role of multiculturalism in faculty development
Section II, Collaboration and Partnerships: describes how programs can be strengthened by involving students and faculty and encouraging collaborative efforts between educational developers and faculty
Section III, Examining Assumptions About Teaching and Faculty Development: focuses on the need to integrate teaching, research, and service by examining faculty interactions with students
The articles featured in To Improve the Academy, Volume 18 are designed to challenge readers to think carefully about how and why they work as they do in order to grapple with emerging changes in higher education. The book offers an essential resource for improvement in higher education to faculty and instructional development staff, department chairs, deans, student services staff, chief academic officers, and educational consultants.