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Paths to the Professoriate: Strategies for Enriching the Preparation of Future Faculty

Paths to the Professoriate: Strategies for Enriching the Preparation of Future Faculty

Donald H. Wulff, Ann E. Austin

ISBN: 978-0-787-96634-8 March 2004 Jossey-Bass 336 Pages


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Paths to the Professoriate offers all those involved in higher education—everyone from administrators to scholars to graduate students—a much-needed resource that brings together major research, the most important developments in practice, and informed analysis on improving graduate education and preparing the future faculty. This important book includes chapters from some of the best-known researchers, practitioners, and scholars working to prepare the faculty of the future.

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About the Authors.

Part One: Introduction.

1. The Challenge to Prepare the Next Generation of Faculty (Ann E. Austin, Donald H. Wulff).

Part Two: The Research.

2. The Survey of Doctoral Education and Career Preparation: The Importance of Disciplinary Contexts (Chris M. Golde, Timothy M. Dore).

3. The Development of Graduate Students as Teaching Scholars: A Four-Year Longitudinal Study (Donald H. Wulff, Ann E. Austin, Jody D. Nyquist, Jo Sprague).

4. The 2000 National Doctoral Program Survey: An On-Line Study of Students’ Voices (Adam P. Fagen, Kimberly M. Suedkamp Wells).

5. Theories and Strategies of Academic Career Socialization: Improving Paths to the Professoriate for Black Graduate Students (James Soto Antony, Edward Taylor).

6. Research on the Structure and Process of Graduate Education: Retaining Students (Barbara E. Lovitts).

7. “So You Want to Become a Professor!”: Lessons from the PhDs—Ten Years Later Study (Maresi Nerad, Rebecca Aanerud, Joseph Cerny).

Part Three: Strategies for Reform.

8. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Contributing to Reform in Graduate Education (Pat Hutchings, Susan E. Clarke).

9. Preparing Future Faculty: Changing the Culture of Doctoral Education (Anne S. Pruitt-Logan, Jerry G. Gaff).

10. Re-envisioning the Ph.D.: A Challenge for the Twenty-First Century (Jody D. Nyquist, Bettina J. Woodford,).

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11. Toward a Responsive Ph.D.: New Partnerships, Paradigms, Practices, and People (Robert Weisbuch).

12. The Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate: Creating Stewards of the Discipline (George E. Walker).

13. Michigan State University’s Conflict Resolution Program: Setting Expectations and Resolving Conflicts (Karen L. Klomparens, John P. Beck).

Part Four: Synthesis, Lessons, and Future Directions.

14. Future Directions: Strategies to Enhance Paths to the Professoriate (Donald H. Wulff, Ann E. Austin).