Other Resources (listserv)

Here are some other resources that may be of interest to the POD Community. Customized Google Search of Faculty Development Center Websites; National Teaching and Learning Forum; IDEA Papers; POD Discussion Listserv (membership not required)

Google Custom Search of Center Web Sites

POD Site Search Engine This search tool will allow you to search the POD Network web site.   POD Custom Search Engine- for POD Network faculty development centers This search tool will allow you to search the websites of POD Network faculty development centers.   … Continued

To Improve the Academy Index

To Improve the Academy 1982 – 2011 Vol. 1, 1982 — Editors — Sandra Cheldelin Inglis and Stephen Scholl Section I. People and Priorities: Reflections on Our work L. Buhl, Empowerment in Academic Cultures: Whose Responsibility Is It? R. E. Rice, Dreams … Continued

Essays on Teaching Excellence

Editor: Elizabeth O’Connor Chandler, University of Chicago, echandle@uchicago.edu Essays on Teaching Excellence is a series of eight short and succinct scholarly essays published by the POD Network on an annual basis, free of charge. The essays present innovative viewpoints on college and … Continued

POD Network News

POD keeps its members informed about upcoming events and opportunities and about resources for professional practice by publishing the “POD Network News” three times annually. Current POD Members may send copy for the newsletter, currently in electronic format only, to … Continued

A Guide to Faculty Development (2nd Ed.)

A Guide to Faculty Development (2nd. ed.) Kay Gillespie, Douglas L. Robertson, and Associates (2010). Prepared under the auspices of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD Network), this thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded edition offers a … Continued

To Improve the Academy

To Improve the Academy: A Journal of Educational Development is an electronic journal that seeks to advance excellence in research and practice in educational development. Access to each peer-reviewed volume of To Improve the Academy is provided to current POD members as … Continued

2010-2011 Essays

The Associates in Teaching Program: Graduate Student Development, Faculty Renewal, and Curricular Innovation  Bill Rando, Yale University Memo to Departments: Outcomes Assessment Really is a Good Idea Wayne Jacobson, University of Iowa Talking with Faculty About Cognitive Science & Learning … Continued

2009-2010 Essays

Facilitating Group Discussions: Understanding Group Development and Dynamics  Kathy Takayama, Brown University Transparent Alignment and Integrated Course Design David W. Concepción, Ball State University Multiple-Choice Questions You Wouldn’t Put on a Test: Promoting Deep Learning Using Clickers Derek Bruff, Vanderbilt … Continued

2008-2009 Essays

A Whole New World, A New Fantastic Point of View  Ron Berk, The Johns Hopkins University  This essay describes and considers an approach to classroom teaching evaluation that relies on multiple sources of evidence based on multiple ratings. This approach … Continued