The Academic Portfolio
A Practical Guide to Documenting Teaching, Research, and Service
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Academic Portfolio by Peter Seldin
Book DescriptionThis comprehensive book focuses squarely on academic portfolios, which may prove to be the most innovative and promising faculty evaluation and development technique in years. The authors identify key issues, red flag warnings, and benchmarks for success, describing the what, why, and how of developing academic portfolios. The book includes an extensively tested step-by-step approach to creating portfolios and lists 21 possible portfolio items covering teaching, research/scholarship, and service from which faculty can choose the ones most relevant to them. The thrust of this book is unique: It provides time-tested strategies and proven advice for getting started with portfolios. It includes a research-based rubric grounded in input from 200 faculty members and department chairs from across disciplines and institutions. It examines specific guiding questions to consider when preparing every subsection of the portfolio. It presents 18 portfolio models from 16 different academic disciplines. Designed for faculty members, department chairs, deans, and members of promotion and tenure committees, all of whom are essential partners in developing successful academic portfolio programs, the book will also be useful to graduate students, especially those planning careers as faculty members.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470256992
(227mm x 154mm x 26mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Seldin
Teaching Portfolio, Paperback (September 2010)
Thoroughly revised and updated, this fourth edition of the classic hands-on resource offers a comprehensive review of all the facets developing teaching portfolios.
Evaluating Faculty Performance, Hardback (August 2007)
Written by experts in teaching and administration, this guide offers practical, research-based information for faculty members and administrators in search of new approaches for assessing and improving faculty potential.
Administrative Portfolio, Hardback (July 2007)
Academic administrators occupy a position that is highly complex and entails unrelenting demands such as managing heightened workloads, stretching ever-tightening budgets, and promoting collegiality among intensely driven individuals. At the same time, administrators are facing increased accountability for their job performances.
Changing Practices in Evaluating Teaching, Hardback (July 2007)» View all books by Peter Seldin
Over recent decades, the evaluation of teaching has undergone dramatic change.
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Author Biography - Peter Seldin
Peter Seldin is Distinguished Professor of Management Emeritus at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York. J. Elizabeth Miller is associate professor of Family and Child Studies at Northern Illinois?University in DeKalb, Illinois.
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