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Faculty Engagement and Support in the New Learning Environment


Best practices in faculty engagement and support encourage both first- and second-wave faculty adopters of new learning technologies in a wide variety of academic institutions

Paul R. Hagner

He received his PhD in Political Science (with a minor in Journalism) from Indiana University. He spent eighteen years on the faculty at Washington State University, where he served as chair of the Political Science department and received WSU's William F. Mullen Award for Teaching Excellence. He spent five years on the faculty at The University of Memphis, where he was also named departmental chair. In 2000, he was chosen to be a Fellow for the NLII, focusing on the area of faculty engagement and support. Hagner is the co-author of a textbook on political behavior and co-editor of a Jossey-Bass volume on the technological transformation in teaching and learning in higher education . He has written numerous articles on various aspects of the American political system, public opinion, and how higher education institutions must deal with the social and technological changes confronting them. He also has been a frequent guest on affiliate radio and television broadcasts serving as a political commentator.


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