A Profile of the Community College Professorate, 1975-2000 (RoutledgeFalmer Studies in Higher Education)

A Profile of the Community College Professorate, 1975-2000 (RoutledgeFalmer Studies in Higher Education)

By: Charles Outcalt (author)Hardback

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Through a national, longitudinal study, this book offers important insights into the attitudes and practices of the nation's 275,000 community college faculty. The book includes chapters on such crucial topics as instruction, satisfaction, professional involvement, and the use of reference groups. The author concludes with practical recommendations for administrators and faculty interested in improving the quality of faculty lives, and faculty practices, at their institutions.

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Contents

List of Tables List of Figures VITA Abstract of the Dissertation Chapter 1: Significance and Research Questions Chapter 2: Review of Related Literature Chapter 3: Research Questions Chapter 4: Study Design Chapter 5: Results Regarding Demographics Chapter 6: Results Regarding Curriculum and Instruction Chapter 7: Results Regarding Satisfaction Chapter 8: Results Regarding Institutional Orientation Chapter 9: Results Regarding Professional Involvement Chapter 10: Results Regarding Reference Groups Chapter 11: Demographic Comparisons, 1975-2000 Chapter 12: Analytical Comparisons, 1975-2000 Chapter 13: Summary of Findings Chapter 14: Results Regarding the Development of the Professorate and Conclusions Appendix A: Letter of Invitation to Community College Presidents Appendix B: Response Form for College Presidents Appendix C: Follow Up Letter For Facilitators Appendix D: Sample Facilitator Checklist (with Pseudonyms) Appendix E: Instructions for Respondents Appendix F: Listing of Analytical Constructs Appendix G: Levene's Tests for Equality of Variances Appendix I: Survey Instrument Appendix J: Institutional Review Board Exemption Approval Works Cited

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415935678
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 233
  • ID: 9780415935678
  • weight: 453
  • ISBN10: 0415935679

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