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The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Promotion/Tenure Decisions
     

The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Promotion/Tenure Decisions

by Peter Seldin, J. Elizabeth Miller, Clement A. Seldin, Wilbert McKeachie
 

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Praise for The Teaching Portfolio

"This new edition of a classic text has added invaluable, immediately useful material. It's a must-read for faculty, department chairs, and academic administrators." —Irene W. D. Hecht, director, Department Leadership Programs, American Council on Education

"This book offers a wealth of wisdom and materials. It

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Praise for The Teaching Portfolio

"This new edition of a classic text has added invaluable, immediately useful material. It's a must-read for faculty, department chairs, and academic administrators." —Irene W. D. Hecht, director, Department Leadership Programs, American Council on Education

"This book offers a wealth of wisdom and materials. It contains essential knowledge, salient advice, and an immediately useful model for faculty engaged in promotion or tenure." —Raymond L. Calabrese, professor of educational administration, The Ohio State University

"The Teaching Portfolio provides the guidelines and models that faculty need to prepare quality portfolios, plus the standards and practices required to evaluate them." —Linda B. Nilson, director, Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation, Clemson University

"Focused on reflection, sound assessment, and collaboration, this inspiring and practical book should be read by every graduate student, faculty member, and administrator." —John Zubizarreta, professor of English, Columbia College

"All the expanded and new sections of this book add real value, but administrators and review committees will clearly benefit from the new section on how to evaluate portfolios with a validated template." —Barbara Hornum, director, Center for Academic Excellence, Drexel University

"This book is practical, insightful, and immediately useful. It's an essential resource for faculty seeking promotion/tenure or who want to improve their teaching." —Michele Stocker-Barkley, faculty, Department of Psychology, Kishwaukee Community College

"The Teaching Portfolio has much to say to teachers of all ranks, disciplines, and institutions. It offers a rich compendium of practical guidelines, examples, and resources." —Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Associate Provost for Faculty Development, University of Massachusetts Amherst

"Teaching portfolios help our Board on Rank and Tenure really understand the quality and value of individual teaching contributions." —Martha L. Wharton, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs and Diversity, Loyola University, Maryland

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470643037
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/30/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
File size:
3 MB

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"This book is clear, comprehensive, and immediately useful."
—Wilbert J. McKeachie, University of Michigan

Meet the Author

PETER SELDIN is Distinguished Professor of Management at pace University in Pleasantville, New York. A Behavioral scientist,, educator, author, and specialist in the evaluation and development of faculty and administrative performance, he has been a consultant on higher education issues to more than 300 colleges and universities throughout the United States and 40 countries around the world.
A well-known speaker at national and international conference, Seldin regularly serves as a faculty leader in programs offered by the American council on Education, the American Association for Higher Education, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
His well-received books include:The Administrative Portfolio (2002, with Mary Lou Higgerson); Changing Practices in Evaluating Teaching (1999, with associates); The Teaching Portfolio, second edition (1997); Improving College Teaching (1995, with associates); Successful Use of Teaching Portfolios (1993, with associates); The Teaching Portfolio (1991); How Administrators Can Improve Teaching (1990, with associates); Evaluating and Developing Administrative Performance (1988); Coping with Faculty Stress (1987, with associates); Changing Practices in faculty Evaluation (1984); Successful Faculty Evaluation Programs (1980); Teaching Professors to Teach (1977); How College Evaluate Professors (1975).
He has contributed to numerous articles on the teaching profession, student ratings, educational practice, and academic culture to such publications as The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education and Change magazine. For his contributions to the scholarship of teaching, he has received honorary degrees from Keystone College (Pennsylvania) and Columbia College (South Carolina).

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