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Evaluation of Faculty Performance
The Faculty Handbook articulates the official policies on the evaluation of faculty performance.
The Center for Teaching Excellence sponsors workshops related to the evaluation of teaching and to promotion and tenure.
• Fall new full-time faculty orientation - overview of evaluation of teaching
• Annual spring workshop on promotion and tenure. Sample successful promotion and tenure packets are distributed.
• Biannual spring workshop on promotion to full professor.
Workshops on conducting peer review of teaching
Book studies of Peer review of teaching: A sourcebook by Nancy Van Note Chism
Online resources on peer review of teaching and student evaluation of teaching.
Assessment of Student Learning
All books can be found at the Center for Teaching Excellence, located in the Murphy Building at 20 Chatham Square. Contact x5177 for book availability. Book descriptions provided by Syndetic Solutions.
The Essential Department Chair by
Call Number: LB2341 .B744 2012
Thoroughly revised and updated, this second edition of the classic book The Essential Department Chair is comprehensive and up-to-date. The new edition incorporates many timely topics and is now truly more than a guide-it’s a much-needed desk reference, a book that includes “everything you need to know to be a department chair.” The book contains a wealth of new case studies and shows new department chairs how the guidelines would perform in a real-life situation.
The Mentor's Guide by
Call Number: LB1731.4 .Z23 2012
Thoughtful and rich with advice, The Mentor′s Guide explores the critical process of mentoring and presents practical tools for facilitating the experience from beginning to end. Now managers, teachers, and leaders from any career, professional, or educational setting can successfully navigate the learning journey by using the hands-on worksheets and exercises in this unique resource.
Time Management for Department Chairs by
Call Number: LB2341 .H3217 2011
In this concise, highly practical book, Christian Hansen draws on his years of research on time management for department chairs. He shows department chairs how to set priorities, create a time budget and log, harness technology to assist in time management, and make self-care a priority. As a handy paperback, this book is designed to be an easy-to-access resource that will not only make department chairs’ jobs easier but will also help them to manage stress and prevent burnout.
Social Media for Educators by
Call Number: LB1044.87 .J667 2012
Tap into the power of social media and increase course effectiveness! Faculty will learn to choose the appropriate social media tool for the intended learning outcome, design engaging and innovative activities, and better meet pedagogical needs. Administrators and student affairs professionals will also find a wealth of information useful for planning faculty development programs and communicating with students.