What is the National Clearinghouse on Academic Worklife?
Developed at the University of Michigan, the NCAW is a single resource that brings together:
- Research & policy reports
- Additional websites
- Narratives on institutional policy change
Use the SEARCH box on the left to find resources.
Today, college and university faculty members face many challenges, including an increasingly diverse workforce and new models for career flexibility. The National Clearinghouse on Academic Worklife (NCAW) provides resources to help faculty, graduate students, administrators and higher education researchers understand more about all aspects of modern academic work and related career issues, including tenure track and non tenure track appointments, benefits, climate and satisfaction, work/life balance, and policy development.
Here are some recent additions to the NCAW database:
|Mentors as fellow travelers|
|Flexibility in faculty careers|
Bataille, Gretchen M. .
|Women and Academic Workloads: Career Slow Lane or Cul-de-Sac?|
Barrett, Lucinda, Barrett, Peter. Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, p141-155, February 2011.
|Are You Satisfied? PhD Eucation and Faculty Taste for Prestige: Limits of the Prestige Value System|
Rudd, Elizabeth, Picciano, Joseph, Nerad, Maresi, Morrison, emory. Research in Higher Education, p24-46, February 2011.
|Progress and Challenges to the Recognition and Reward of the Scholarship of Teaching in Higher Education|
Chalmers, Denise. Higher Education Research and Development, p25-38, Feb 2011.
|How Do They Do It? Career Strategies of University Professors Noted for Taking Teaching Seriously|
Terosky, Aimee LaPointe. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, p121-145, 2010.
|Women in the Academy: Female Leadership in STEM Education and the Evolution of a Mentoring Web|
Durmowicz, Meredith, Roskes, Ellen, Slattery, Susan, Gorman, Susan.
|Statement on the Status and Working Conditions of Contingent Faculty|
Schell, Eileen E., Palmquist, Mike , Doe, Sue, McDonald, James, Newman, Beatrice Mendez, Samuels, Robert. College English, p356-359, Mar 2011.
|Academic Freedom Revisited|
Doughty, Howard. College Quarterly, Win 2010.
|Studying the Professional Lives and Work of Faculty Involved in Community Engagement|
O'Meara, Kerry Ann, Saltmarsh, John, Giles, Dwight, Sandmann, Lorilee. Innovative Higher Education, p83-96, Apr 2011.
|Women Faculty in Higher Education: A Case Study on Gender Bias|
Bingham, Teri, Nix, Susan.
|Some things never change: Gender segregation in higher education across eight nations and three decades|
Barone, Carlo. Sociology of Education, p157-176, Apr 2011.
|Evaluation of adjunct faculty in higher education institutions|
Langen, Jill. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, p185-196, Mar 2011.
|The antecedents of a |
Griffin, Andrea E C, Maranto, Cheryl. Human Relations, p139-159, Feb 2011.