Teaching Faculty How to Use Technology

Teaching Faculty How to Use Technology : Best Practices from Leading Institutions

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Based on a 'best practice' study conducted by State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) and the American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC), this book covers the critical developments in the use of technology for college teaching in North America and worldwide. Key challenges in developing faculty use of technology are discussed, including such issues as funding, technical and pedagogical training/support, organizational structures, reward systems, workload issues, multi-institutional collaboration, collective bargaining, and intellectual property.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 157.5 x 247.4 x 18.5mm | 412.78g
  • Greenwood Press
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • index
  • 1573563862
  • 9781573563864
  • 2,358,354

Review quote

?Decision makers in higher education should consider the perspectives offered in this book; stakeholders already committed to the use of technology may find it necessary to mediate them.?-NACADAshow more

About Rhonda M. Epper

A. W. (TONY) BATES is the Director of Distance Education and Technology at the University of British Columbia. RHONDA M. EPPER is Special Consultant, California State University, Office of the Chancellor.show more

Table of contents

1 Preface 2 College Teaching in the Information Age by Rhonda M. Epper 3 Benchmarking Best Practices in Faculty Instructional Development by Marisa Martin Brown and Ron Webb 4 Institutionalizing Support for Faculty Use of Technology at the University of Central Florida by Joel L. Hartman and Barbara Truman-Davis 5 The Evolution of Faculty Instructional Development in the Use of Technology at College Boreal, Ontario by Chantal Pollock, David Fasciano, Louise Gervais-Guy, Renee Hallee, Daniel Gingras, and Raymond Guy 6 Designing Advanced Learning Communities: Virginia Tech's Story by Anne H. Moore 7 Developing Faculty Use of Technology: The Bellevue Community College Experience by Kae R. Hutchinson 8 The California State University Center for Distributed Learning by Gerard L. Hanley and Charles Schneebeck 9 eyond Button-Pushing: Using Technology to Improve Learning by A. W. (Tony) Bates 10 Indexshow more