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McFarlane Donovan A. (College of Business, Westcliff University 4199 Campus Drive, Irvine, California 92612, USA), Huizenga H. Wayne (School of Business and Entrepreneurship, Nova Southeastern University 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314, USA)
Tytuł
The Challenges to Professional Standing Among Academics
Źródło
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (ILSHS), 2015, vol. 6 (1), s. 10-15, bibliogr. 14 poz.
Słowa kluczowe
Szkolnictwo wyższe, Kadry naukowe, Dyskryminacja, Nauczyciele, Pozycja zawodowa kobiet
Higher education, Scientific staff, Discrimination, Teachers, Professional position of women
Uwagi
summ.
Kraj/Region
Iran
Iran
Abstrakt
In this paper, the author looks at the challenges to professional standing among academics. Using Michael Zweig's contention that, "The challenge to professional standing among academics is not only a question of tenure" (27), the author explores this perspective by examining the state of higher educational institutions and 21st century trends and factors that affect academic standing across universities and colleges. The author views the changes in human values and profession, global cultural transition, and the changing face of the university from an intellectual to a corporate-oriented model among the factors affecting the professional standing of academics. The transition of the university from faculty-oriented and controlled to administrator-oriented and operated, is seen as a critical factor in this regard as advocated by authors Benjamin Ginsberg and Steven Johnson. Other factors affecting professional standing are related to traits including gender and race as evident from the works of Diggs, Garrison-Wade, Estrada, and Galindo. The author examines the perspectives of several authoritative writers and sources including Ginsberg, Readings, Newman, and Johnson on the university and faculty standing. The author concludes that as colleges and universities are increasingly confronted with new challenges, professional standing among academics will continue to be challenged.(original abstract)
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  4. Dedman, Denise, and William J. Pearch. "Perspectives on Adjunct and Other Non-Tenure Faculty." The Community College Enterprise 10.1 (2004): 23-33. ProQuest. Web. 26 Dec. 2014.
  5. Diggs, Gregory A., et al. "Smiling Faces and Colored Spaces: The Experiences of Faculty of Color Pursing Tenure in the Academy." The Urban Review 41.4 (2009): 312-33. ProQuest. Web. 26 Dec. 2014.
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  7. Gappa, Judith M. "Today's Majority: Faculty Outside the Tenure System." Change July 2008: 50-3. ProQuest. Web. 26 Dec. 2014.
  8. Ginsberg, Benjamin. The Fall of the Faculty and the Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why it Matters. New York, NY. Oxford University Press, 2011.
  9. Johnson, Steven, B. "The Fall of the Faculty and the Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters: A Book Review." Journal of Extension, Volume 50, Number 5, Article Number: 5TOT8. Retrieved 28 Dec. 2014, from , 2012.
  10. Newman, John Henry. The Idea of a University. Longman, Green (Edited by Frank M. Turner), 1891.
  11. Premeaux, Shane R., and R. W. Mondy. "Perspectives on Tenure: Tenured Versus Nontenured Tenure-Track Faculty." Journal of Education for Business 77.6 (2002): 335- 339. ProQuest. Web. 28 Dec. 2014.
  12. Readings, Bill. The University in Ruins. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1996.
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  14. Zweig, Michael. The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret. 2nd Ed. ILR, 2012.
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ISSN
2300-2697
Język
eng
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