Defining the Field
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Defining the Field

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Series Title:


Studies in Graduate and Professional Student Development, Number 11

Editor: Laura L. B. Border
Description: This edited book series serves as a guide to the study of improved training, employment and administration of graduate and professional student development programs. A new publication that addresses a critical need in higher education. The series is designed to highlight all aspects of professional development of graduate and professional students.

Introduction  / xi


Section I–Overview: Defining the Field  / 1

Chapter 1–Graduate Student Professional Development: Defining the Field /  2

Laurie Bellows


Section II–Research on College/University Courses & Certification Programs /  21

Chapter 2–An Exploration of the Landscape of Graduate Courses

on College and University Teaching in Canada and the USA ..... 22

Dieter J. Schönwetter, Donna Ellis, K. Lynn Taylor, & Valery Koop

Chapter 3–Profiling an Approach to Evaluating the Impact of Two

Certification in University Teaching Programs

for Graduate Students / 45

K. Lynn Taylor, Dieter J. Schönwetter , Donna E. Ellis, & Martha Roberts


Section III–Improving Graduate Assistants’ Skills & Knowledge  / 77

Chapter 4–Thinking Beyond the Department: Professional

Development for Graduate Students of Color / 78

Cathy Schlund-Vials, Karen Cardozo, Mathew L. Ouellett, & Kirin Makker

Chapter 5–Beyond Language Skills: International Teaching

Assistants’ Experiences in US-Based ESL Programs  / 90

Seonhee Cho

Chapter 6–International Teaching Assistants and Student

Retention in the Sciences  /  109

Mary C. Wright, Joel Purkiss, Christopher O’Neal, & Constance E. Cook

Chapter 7–Integrating Teaching & Technology: Facilitating

Student-Centered Teaching for Graduate Students at a Research University /  121

Neeraja Aravamudan, Susanna Calkins, Mary Schuller,

& Dreana Rubel

Chapter 8–Examining Kinesiology GTAs’ Perceptions of a

Videotape Instructional Analysis and Consultation Process  /  138

Jared A. Russell


Section IV–Bridging the Transition to Beginning Faculty Positions  /  153

Chapter 9–The Background Experiences of Early-Career

Science Faculty in Research, Teaching, and Service / 154

Kenneth S. Sagendorf
About the Editor:

Dr. Laura L. B. Border is Director of the Graduate Teacher Program at the University of Colorado - Boulder.

Details: 2008 [ISBN: 1-58107-144-2; 194 pages; 6 x 9 inch; soft cover]