The major components of a life in the academy - teaching, advising, publishing, research and service - are examined in this book. Practical, comprehensive, and engaging, the Handbook will appeal to a broad audience across all academic disciplines - from new professors to tenured faculty.
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About the Author
Dr. Virginia Bianco-Mathis began her career with management positions at C&P Telephone as a training and development manager, then Lockheed-Martin working in corporate training and development. Later, she joined The Artery Organization as vice president of human and organization development.
After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Bianco joined Marymount University and began teaching, consulting, presenting, and writing in her areas of expertise: organizational change, strategic planning, executive coaching, organizational communications, team building, and leadership development. Her most recent publications include Leading from the Inside Out: A Coaching Model (Sage, 2002), Organizational Coaching: Building Relationships and Programs that Drive Results (ASTD Press, 2009), and Executive Stories to Change Your Mindset (The Public Manager, Fall 2011).
Dr. Bianco has forged partnerships with the American Society of Training and Development and the Society of Human Resource Management in order to align their researched competencies with Marymount’s Human Resource Management degree programs. Dr. Bianco consults with major organizations throughout the country, writes a weekly online column for the The Washington Post entitled “On Success,” and is an editor for the OD Journal.
Table of Contents
Introduction - Virginia Bianco-Mathis and Neal Chalofsky Academic Life and CareerPART ONE: ACADEMIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAdministration and Management - Nyla Carney and Teresa LongTeaching and Learning - James Fletcher and Sondra PatrickStudent Advising - Rosemarie Bosler and Sharon LevinAcademic Research - Sharon Ahern FechterUniversity Service - William MarshallProfessional Service - Karen MedskerPART TWO: ISSUES AND TRENDSProfessional Development and Advancement - Rhonda MaloneNew Learning Approaches - Sharon Confessore Conceptualizing the Learning-Teaching InteractionTechnology - Theodore Stone Computers, Distance Learning and the Virtual UniversityDiversity in Higher Education - Mary Hatwood Futrell and Walter BrownEpilogue - Neal Chalofsky and Virginia Bianco-Mathis