CHAPTER SIX

BETTER ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT FOR FACULTY

The new ways of teaching described here make a real difference in both student learning and teacher satisfaction. However, to have any chance of making these changes into a widespread reality, faculty will need better support from the various organizations in higher education that shape the context within which they work.

In this chapter, I have two audiences in mind: faculty members who are ready to take on a leadership role and work for organizational change and the people who are already decision makers in various organizations in higher education. Colleges and universities are the key organizations that need to make changes because they provide the immediate context for faculty work. But ...

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