Date of Award
Doctor of Education
Counseling, Foundations & Leadership
The purpose of this qualitative research study was to investigate technical college faculty members' perceptions of the professional development. Most of the literature was focused on four-year higher educational institutions. For the purposes of this qualitative case study, the researcher addressed the limited amount in the literature about professional development in two-year technical colleges. The researcher investigated faculty perceptions concerning the usefulness of professional development in a two-year higher education institution through survey research design with 8 participants. The main themes were 1) technical college faculty desired professional development; 2) technical college faculty needed for follow up from the professional development; and 3) technical college faculty perceived that the professional development was to general to be useful for improving their instructional strategies.
Hensley, Kermelle D., "A Case Study of a Technical College's Faculty Perceptions Regarding the Value of Professional Development Activities" (2018). Theses and Dissertations. 307.