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Educational Pathways A Faculty Development Resource

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ISBN-10: 1401872581

ISBN-13: 9781401872588

Edition: 2007

Authors: Kathryn Kalanick

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Educational Pathways to Excellence: A Professional Development Resource, is a much-needed resource that addresses the training needs of instructors and educators. The unique three-track approach gives this resource wide appeal, following the experiences of three individual educators of varying experience. Fred is a brand new educator, Barbara is an experienced educator, and Colleen is a Program Director. The book is based on real life experiences and speaks directly to the reader, giving it a conversational feel. The book addresses issues that are common to all disciplines in all geographic locations, and is written for a wide range of skill levels. Finally there is a through resource…    
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Book details

List price: $155.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 5/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Kathryn Kalanick has been a post-secondary educator for 30 years. Her last position, prior to starting her own company, was as Director of Education for the Career Academy in Anchorage, Alaska. Ms. Kalanick has been instrumental in developing numerous Allied Health Care curriculums, for both on-ground and on-line programs, for national accreditation. Ms. Kalanick serves as a member of several educational advisory boards nationwide and has served as a member of both the Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Examination review teams for NCCT and currently serves as the Chair for NCCT's Board of Testing. She currently owns and operates Educational Pathways in Utah, and works as an author,…    

Preface
Acknowledgments
So Teach
New Educator
Introduction
Skills of an Educator
Experienced Educator
Introduction
Recapture the Joy of Teaching
Options
Challenges
Understand the Power of You
Program Director
Introduction
Organization: Taking Over the Position from the Previous Regime
Evaluating Existing Staff
Setting Boundaries: Establishing a Management Style
Firm, Fair, Consistent
Hiring New Instructors
Training New Instructors
Motivating Existing Faculty
Faculty Retention
Educator Meetings
Evaluating Curriculum and Textbooks
Budgets
Employee Evaluations
Student Retention
The Art of Education
New Educator
Introduction
The Basics
Additional Scholastic Terminology
Experienced Educator
Introduction
The Next Level
Program Director
Introduction
Where to Begin
Preliminary Research
Planning
Course Sequencing
Textbooks and Support Material
Clock Hour to Credit Hour Conversion
Equipment and Supply List
Library Resources
Advisory Board
Physical Curriculum
Lesson Plan
Marketing
First Day of Class
The Classroom Environment
New Educator
Introduction
The Basics of Classroom Design
Floor Plans and Furniture Layout
Experienced Educator
Introduction
Returning to School as an Adult
Tools of an Experienced Educator
Creating Respect in the Classroom
Attitude
Caring, Compassion, and Kindness
Organization, Structure, and Flexibility
Group Dynamics
How to Avoid Favoritism
Handling Student Grievances
Program Director
Introduction
Supporting the Physical Classroom
Providing Emotional Support to the Instructors
The Role of Peacemaker
Portrait of an Ideal Educator
New Educator
Introduction
The New Instructor's Motto: Be Prepared
Don't Be a Classroom Casualty
Experienced Educator
Introduction
Traits of the Ideal Experienced Educator
Other Qualities of an Ideal Educator
Program Director
Introduction
Hands Off or Hands On
Time Management
Constructive Discipline
Dismissing an Instructor
Monitoring
Measuring an Educator's Progress
Faculty Complaints, Concerns, and Questions
Student Complaints, Concerns, and Questions
Portrait of a Perfect Student
New Educator
Introduction
How to Create the Portrait of the Perfect Student
Diversity
Experienced Educator
Introduction
Adults with Adult Responsibilities
Gender, Age, and Employment Barriers
Previously Learned Behaviors and Attitudes
Defense Mechanisms
Program Director
Introduction
Adults with Adult Responsibilities
Improving on Perfect
Student Concerns
Learning Styles
New Educator
Introduction
Three Basic Learning Styles
Blending Learning Styles
Providing Study Tips Based on Student Learning Styles
Experienced Educator
Introduction
Learning Style Predominance
Personal Instructor Presentation
Program Director
Introduction
Mini-Presentations
Classroom Management
New Educator
Introduction
Overview of Classroom Management
Understanding Classroom Behavior
Types of Classroom Behavior
Other Types of Disruptive Classroom Behavior
Stages of Classroom Management
Alternatives That Lead to Better Classroom Management
Strategies for Managing Classroom Challenges
Group Dynamics and Team Building
Experienced Educator
Introduction
Case Study A
Case Study B
Case Study C
Case Study D
Case Study E
Program Director
Introduction
Answers to Experienced Educator Case Studies
The Power of Presentation
New Educator
Introduction
Components of a Dynamic Presentation
Audiovisual Aids
Additional Options for Optimum Audience Enhancement
Experienced Educator
Introduction
Components of a Dynamic Presentation
Specific Tips for More Powerful Audiovisual Presentations
Evaluate your Presentation Modifications
Program Director
Introduction
Your Role as a Powerful Presenter
Retention
New Educator
Introduction
Why Students Withdraw
Fear of Success
Buying into Their Education
Making the Connection, Making It Personal
Basic Ingredients for Improved Retention
Experienced Educator
Introduction
Case Study A
Case Study B
Case Study C
Case Study D
Case Study E
Program Director
Introduction
Answers to Experienced Educator Case Studies
Measurement Tools
New Educator
Introduction
Types of Measurement Tools
Exams
Assignments
Experienced Educator
Introduction
Reliability and Validity of Exams and Assignments
Alternative Assignments
Program Director
Introduction
Motivation and Inspiration
New Educator
Introduction
What Motivates
Strategies to Motivate
Experienced Educator
Author Note
Program Director
Introduction
Build a Reward System
Inspiration
Academic Terms
Who's Who at Your School and What Do They Do?
Additional Activities
Suggestions for Further Reading
Works Cited
Index