Higher Education

, Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 191–193 | Cite as

Andrea L. Beach, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Ann E. Austin, and Jaclyn K. Rivard. Faculty Development in the Age of Evidence

Sterling, Virginia: Stylus Publishing, 2016. 194 pp. ISBN 978-1620362686
  • Shantell Strickland-DavisEmail author
Faculty Development in the Age of Evidence provides a solid foundation for faculty development over the last decade and a fortuitous look into the next 10 years. Higher education administrators, faculty developers, instructional designers/developers, and faculty would greatly benefit from the discussions, data from the study, and recommendations from the authors; however,

Faculty development is everyone’s work. Effective faculty development requires institutional commitment, collaboration, and recognition that meeting individual and institutional needs is community work. In this way, faculty development communities might include not only teaching center staff but also librarians, information technologists, and professionals in assessment and student affairs (p.7).

Hence, all constituents of an institution might find this content helpful in their work for student learning.

“Our purpose in writing this book is to provide the field of faculty development with an important snapshot of its...


  1. Sorcinelli, M., Austin, A., Eddy, P., & Beach, A. (2006). Creating the future of faculty development: learning from the past, understanding the present. Bolton: Anker.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Professional Development/eLearningCentral Piedmont Community CollegeCharlotteUSA

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