2013 POD Network Conference
Megan Rodgers, Ph.D. student ([email protected])
Cara Meixner, Ph.D. ([email protected])
Think about this prompt, then engage with a person you don’t know well:
What are the opportunities and challenges related to assessing faculty development?
Personally, how do you feel about systematic assessment of faculty development?
Four Levels of Evaluation don’t know well:
Self-select into one of the four levels of evaluation. Within your group, designate a scribe and presenter.
Consider an outcome appropriate to the level of evaluation you selected.
In your fantasy land (unlimited resources), what evidence would you want to give to your Provost to showcase effectiveness in this area?
Sharing of materials and don’t know well:data.
Essence of all original objectives maintained
External perspective helped clarify
Forums (unstructured focus groups) with jmUDESIGN graduates
Inclusion of “affective” objectives
Complete! don’t know well:
Chism, N. V. N., & Szabó, B. (1997). How faculty development programs evaluate their services. Journal of Staff, Program, and Organization Development, 15(2), 55-62.
Ebert-May, D., Derting, T. L., Hodder, J., Momsen, J. L., Long, T. M., & Jardeleza, S. E. (2011). What we say is not what we do: effective evaluation of faculty professional development programs. BioScience, 61(7), 550-558.
Fink, L. D. (2003). Creating significant learning experiences. (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Hines, S.R. (2009). Investigating Faculty Development Program Assessment Practices: What's Being Done and How Can It Be Improved?. The Journal of Faculty Development, 23(3), 5-19.
Kucsera, J. V., & Svinicki, M. (2010). Rigorous evaluations of faculty development programs. The Journal of Faculty Development, 24(2), 5-18.
Kirkpatrick, D. L. (1978). Evaluating In-House Training Programs. Training and Development Journal, 32(9), 6-9.
Kirkpatrick, D.L., & Kirkpatrick, J.D. (2006). Evaluating training programs: The four levels (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.