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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2023, 16(1): 44-57 Back to browse issues page
Activities and methods of faculty development: Experiences of the world's top universities
Batul Jamali Zavareh1 , Ahmad Reza Nasr esfahani 2, Mohammad reza Nili1
1- University of Isfahan
2- University of Isfahan , arnasr@edu.ui.ac.ir
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Introduction: The goal of professional development centers is to enhance the skills and knowledge of faculty members. Therefore, the professional development center offers a range of services. Purpose of this article was to study activities of the professional development center in the top world's universities.
Methods: The Brady model used in   this comparative study. Fifteen world top universities, based on the Shanghai ranking, was selected by targeted sampling method on five continents of the world, and studied the activities and services in professional development centers. In this method, the needed information for the research is collected by using existing documents and then, they were categorized into separate categories and analyzed and compared.
Results: In addition to workshops and seminars, the most important activities and services of professional development centers in selected universities are studying and researching in  teaching and learning, teaching grant, teaching awards , evaluation of teaching, materials and educational environment
Conclusions: Although the services provided by the centers of professional development are different, depending on the conditions and facilities of the universities , But by studying the centers of the top universities, it is possible to achieve common points and use their successful experience.
Keywords: professional development centers, activities and services, Teaching and learning
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Article Type: Qualitative Research | Subject: Other Fields
Received: 2019/01/7 | Accepted: 2019/02/4 | Published: 2023/03/30
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Jamali Zavareh B, Nasr esfahani A R, Nili M R. Activities and methods of faculty development: Experiences of the world's top universities. Educ Strategy Med Sci 2023; 16 (1) :44-57
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