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Face to Face: A Sourcebook of Individual Consultation Techniques for Faculty/Instructional Developers, By Karron G. Lewis & Joyce T. Povlacs Lunde

2001 [ISBN: 1-58107-043-8; 384 pages soft cover; 7 x 9 inch] $29.95

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FTFcov2This continuing favorite edited by Karron Lewis and Joyce Povlacs Lunde is a collection of informative chapters by successful faculty development practitioners. The book provides an overview of the skills and techniques needed for successful one-to-one consulting, lists of resources for information about faculty/instructional development, and detailed descriptions of a variety of individual consultation techniques with case studies to show the application of these techniques. Each chapter contains a detailed case study which shows how the featured consultation technique was used with a specific faculty member. Most chapters contain references for additional reading and many chapters contain samples of written handouts and materials used in the processes.

The Contents

Foreword

PART I: GENERAL SKILLS AND PHILOSOPHIES

1 – Individual Consultation: Its Importance to Faculty Development Programs, by Karron G. Lewis

2 – Getting Started in One-on-One Instructional Consulting: Suggestions for New Consultants, by L. Dee Fink & Gabriele Bauer

3 – Consultation Using a Research Perspective, by Jody D. Nyquist & Donald H. Wulff

4 – Using Qualitative Methods to Generate Data for Instructional Development, by Donald H. Wulff & Jody D. Nyquist

5 – Thinking about Motivation: Some Issues for Instructional Consultants, by Michael Theall

PART II: SOME SPECIFIC METHODS OF CONSULTATION FOR INSTRUCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT

6 – The Teaching Analysis Program and the Role of the Consultant, by Joyce Povlacs Lunde

7 – Using an Objective Observation System to Diagnose Teaching Problems, by Karron G. Lewis

8 – The Faculty Visitor Program: Helping Teachers See Themselves, by Barbara Helling & Diane Kuhlmann

9 – Using Focus Groups and Individual Consultation to Fine-Tune Teaching, by Richard G. Tiberius

10 – Consultation with Videotape: Memory Management through Stimulated Recall, by David Way

11 – Problem-Based Consultation for Problem-Based Learning, by Claire H. Major

12 – Individual Consultation and the Workshop: What’s the Connection?, by Mary Pat Mann

PART III: CONSULTING FOR TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOG

13 – Technology Consulting: Keeping Pedagogy in the Forefront, by Rosslyn M. Smith & Katherine A. Stalcup

14 – Consultation for Distance Learning, by Myra S. Wilhite, Joyce Povlacs Lunde, and James W. King

PART IV: CONSULTING FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES AND GROUPS

15 – Using Climate Assessment Data to Consult about Multicultural Teaching, by Christine A. Stanley & Theron F. Ford

16 – Assessing the Cooperative Classroom: Consulting Techniques that Work, by Barbara J. Millis

17 – Promoting Active Learning in Preparing Future Faculty, by Jan Smith & Shelley L. Smith

18 – Career Consulting: A Critical Segment of a Comprehensive Faculty Development Program, by Daniel W. Wheeler

19 – Faculty Development Programs Based Around Scholarly Writing, by Robert Boice

SOME CONCLUSIONS: INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATION FROM THE PAST AND INTO THE FUTURE

INDEX

The Authors

Karron G. Lewis, Ph.D., is the Associate Director for the University of Texas at Austin Center for Teaching Effectiveness. She is the editor of The Journal of Graduate Teaching Assistant Development, editor of the book The TA Experience, and author of numerous other publications.

Joyce T. Povlacs Lunde, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.