Selected external resources providing new faculty advice:
The University of British Columbia's Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology provides information and resources for new faculty.
Robert E. Jensen, retired Professor in Accounting at Trinity University, Texas, writes about using technology in the classroom and the challenges faced by faculty, in the form of Q&As, journal excerpts, email discussions and article links.
This essay Are You Willing to Be Blissfully Out of Date? was written for the American Accounting Association's New Faculty Handbook. It includes examples of educational technology, questions on how will they improve performance, the differences between "popular teacher" versus "master teacher" versus "mastery learning" versus "master educator", an excerpt from the Wall Street Journal and much more.
The Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) has served University of Colorado at Boulder 's faculty members since 1986. The program operates as a part of the Office of the Provost and is built on the principle that faculty learn about teaching best from one another. The role of FTEP is to understand the culture of practice centered in students as learners and learning processes.
The following selected publications are available online or are available for purchase and may interest anyone involved with pedagogy, faculty evaluation, and instructional development:
This information site has been developed by the Center for Teaching and Learning Services at the University of Minnesota to provide "just in time" resources for new faculty and staff as they enter their first semester.
The site includes information on:
The article was published in the CSWP Gazette, 13 (1), 1 August, 1993, which is the newsletter of the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics of The American Physical Society.
This article was written by Marjorie Olmstead, Associate Professor of Physics and Adjunct Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Washington, Seattle.
This site is a book review of the most frequently mentioned book on new faculty advising, Advice for New Faculty Members: Nihil Nimus, by Robert Boice, Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 2000. 319 pp. $28.00 (paper).
The review is located on the Johns Hopkins Libraries server under their Project MUSE program, which is a collaboration between libraries and publishers providing 100% full-text and affordable online access to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers.
This review was last published in The Journal of Higher Education 73.1 (2002) 186-188, Ohio State University Press. Local access is provided by UF Libraries.