Increasing the value of teaching in the academic marketplace: The creation of a peer-review infrastructure for teaching

David Van Fleet, Tim O. Peterson

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Abstract

Despite moves in the academic marketplace to broaden the definition of scholarship to include teaching and learning along with research, the value of teaching continues to be perceived as relatively low and not readily transferable from institution to institution. Our purpose here is to try to draw attention to that differential bargaining power so that perhaps some tentative first steps could be taken to remedy it. One idea for establishing appropriate value of teaching in the academic marketplace is to devise and use an infrastructure similar to that which exists for research. We provide a draft outlining one possible parallel infrastructure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)506-514
Number of pages9
JournalAcademy of Management Learning and Education
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2005

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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