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Scholarship reconsidered : priorities of the professoriate, expanded edition

Ernest L. Boyer, Drew Moser, Todd C. Ream and John M. Braxton.
  • San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, 2015.
  • 1 online resource
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  • Electronic books.
Summary
  • Shifting faculty roles in a changing landscape. Ernest L. Boyer's landmark book Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate challenged the publish-or-perish status quo that dominated the academic landscape for generations. His powerful and enduring argument for a new approach to faculty roles and rewards continues to play a significant part of the national conversation on scholarship in the academy. Though steeped in tradition, the role of faculty in the academic world has shifted significantly in recent decades. The rise of the non-tenure-track class of professors is well documented. If the historic rule of promotion and tenure is waning, what role can scholarship play in a fragmented, unbundled academy? Boyer offers a still much-needed approach. He calls for a broadened view of scholarship, audaciously refocusing its gaze from the tenure file and to a wider community. This expanded edition offers, in addition to the original text, a critical introduction that explores the impact of Boyer's views, a call to action for applying Boyer's message to the changing nature of faculty work, and a discussion guide to help readers start a new conversation about how Scholarship Reconsidered applies today.
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; About Ernest L. Boyer; About the Editors; About the Contributors; Editors' Acknowledgments; A Note to the Reader; Foreword: Scholarship Reconsidered's Influence in Later Carnegie Foundation Work; Notes; Part One: The Impact of Scholarship Reconsidered on Today's Academy; The Origins of Scholarship Reconsidered; Notes; Boyer's Impact on Faculty Development; Notes; The Influence of Scholarship Reconsidered on Institutional Types and Academic Disciplines; Notes; Scholarship Reconsidered's Impact on Doctoral and Professional Education; Notes.
  • How Scholarship Reconsidered Disrupted the Promotion and Tenure SystemNotes; Acknowledgments; Part Two: Scholarship Reconsidered by Ernest L. Boyer; Scholarship over Time; Notes; Enlarging the Perspective; The Scholarship of Discovery; The Scholarship of Integration; The Scholarship of Application; The Scholarship of Teaching; Notes; The Faculty: A Mosaic of Talent; Notes; The Creativity Contract; Notes; The Campuses: Diversity with Dignity; Notes; A New Generation of Scholars; Notes; Scholarship and Community; Notes; Appendix A: National Survey of Faculty (1989); Appendix B: Technical Notes.
Other information
  • Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed December 21, 2015).
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Publisher's number
  • EB00629449 Recorded Books
ISBN
  • 9781119005865
  • 1119005868
  • Alternate version: 9781118988305
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 933400701
  • OCLC: 933400701

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