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The current paper elaborates a narrative inquiry journey between a novice pretenured professor and an experienced tenured professor from 2005 to 2009 to illustrate collaborative mentorship. The authors examine the importance of storied inquiry in studying mentoring. In addition, the authors describe how their narrative journey as collaborators informed their relationship and respective understandings of the tenure process.
Updated: Jul. 05, 2011
Universities generally have clear expectations for teaching and scholarship, and often a faculty member's publications, research and scholarship are the primary factors in tenure and promotion decisions. Many universities do include service as one component in annual reviews as well as in assessing progress toward tenure and promotion. Unfortunately, criteria for evaluating service are often not specified.
Updated: Feb. 21, 2010
This article looks at no-tenured instructors, who instruct, but have a limited role in teaching decisions. The authors offer suggestions about how these instructors might be provided with induction, professional development, and other forms of support. These include supporting them with funds for professional development, including them on research teams, and providing opportunities for tenure-line and non-tenure-line faculty to socialise and work together.
Updated: Sep. 04, 2008