Navigating the Future of the Professoriate

Szybinski, Debra; Jordan, Trace
June 2010
Peer Review;Summer2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p4
Academic Journal
The article discusses the issues concerning the future of the professoriate in the U.S. It highlights the growing divergence between the conception of the professoriate and the realities of modern higher education and explores the impact of the Faculty Resource Network (FRN) to faculty development. It identifies several factors and challenges that faculty members and their institutions are experiencing which include the changing nature of teaching, learning, and scholarship, the changing professoriate, and the changing nature of the student body and further proposes various solutions.


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