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WIP: Supporting Faculty Developers’ Engagement with Disciplinary Perspectives

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2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access

Location

Virtual On line

Publication Date

June 22, 2020

Start Date

June 22, 2020

End Date

June 26, 2021

Conference Session

WIP-ing Up Faculty Development!

Tagged Division

Faculty Development Division

Tagged Topic

Diversity

Page Count

5

DOI

10.18260/1-2--35572

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https://peer.asee.org/35572

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81

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Richard J. Aleong Purdue University-Main Campus, West Lafayette (College of Engineering)

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Richard J. Aleong is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University. He received his M.A.Sc. and B.Sc.E in Mechanical and Materials Engineering from Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada. His research interests are focused on integrative thinking and design, interdisciplinary collaboration, and educational development to support students’ personal and professional learning and growth.

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Abstract

This work in progress presents three ways of approaching the analysis of an empirical research study that explores how faculty developers engage with disciplinary perspectives. As a core element of interdisciplinary work, disciplinary perspectives represent the ways individuals may see and approach a problem based on their unique disciplinary background and training. In this paper, faculty development is framed as interdisciplinary work where faculty developers bring diverse disciplinary backgrounds to their role. This paper aims to evoke reflection on faculty development as an interdisciplinary practice with implications for the professional development and identity of faculty developers.

Aleong, R. J. (2020, June), WIP: Supporting Faculty Developers’ Engagement with Disciplinary Perspectives Paper presented at 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual On line . 10.18260/1-2--35572

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