Tag: faculty members

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

80% of professors at Ph.D.-granting universities attended the same handful of colleges

November 2, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

A small minority of top universities trained most of the faculty at U.S. Ph.D.-granting institutions, essentially dominating the tenure-track hiring process, according to the research. Even when researchers took field of study into account, 80% of faculty members were educated […]


How department chairs can support new faculty

September 28, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Recent articles (from Fortune and Harvard Business Review) and even a podcast speak about the post-COVID phenomenon of Quiet Quitting. Gallup stated in early September that “quiet quitters” make up at least half of the US workforce. One of the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Better Classroom Experiences, Better Grades

July 14, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new report found that faculty members can improve students’ experiences in the classroom by adopting practices that make students feel a sense of safety and belonging, which can in turn affect their academic outcomes. The report was released Wednesday […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Faculty members skeptical of digital course materials, unfamiliar with OER

February 22, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Quality, cost, reputation — in that order. Those are the top three factors that influence how faculty members pick which textbooks and course materials they assign, according to the results of a survey of faculty at two- and four-year institutions. […]