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Author Cardozo, N. ♦ Perez, F. ♦ Ruiz, B. ♦ Infante, C. ♦ Adams, S.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2005
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Education ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Legislation ♦ Educational programs ♦ Guidelines ♦ Personnel ♦ Education ♦ Educational technology ♦ Accreditation ♦ Uncertainty ♦ Cultural differences ♦ Human resource management ♦ Venezuelan universities ♦ Competencies ♦ Faculty development
Abstract In Venezuelan universities, the need for improving faculty performance has become a priority. Venezuelan universities understand that the learning process has to go along with the changing requirements of the environment in order to improve the quality of professionals that the university forms. The National University of Tachira (UNET) understands that this adjustment of the learning process to the changes in the environment has to be carried out by the faculty members of the university. For this reason the UNET is looking for methods to prepare its faculty members in the necessary competencies to achieve a successful academic performance. This paper investigates the general and specific faculty competencies to achieve a high academic performance in order to develop a model that presents guidelines for faculty formation and performance evaluation. The investigation was based on literature review, Venezuelan university legislation review, expert panels, focus group and interviews to faculty members deeply involved in the academic university functions
Description Author affiliation: Tachira Nat. Univ. (Cardozo, N.; Perez, F.; Ruiz, B.; Infante, C.)
ISBN 0780390776
ISSN 01905848
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-10-19
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 99.35 kB


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library