Perceptions of professional associations II: Role and impact of professional outlets on faculty development

Lawrence B. Rosenfeld, Don W. Stacks, Mark Hickson

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The role and impact of speechcommunication professional associations on faculty development and career enhancement was examined. Results of a survey of faculty and administrators provided evidence for (a) a hierarchy of reasons for attending conventions, (b) the role of conventions in looking for jobs and for hiring, (c) the importance of convention papers at each of the national and regional conventions in the tenure and promotion decision-making process, and (d) the importance of journal articles in each of the national and regional journals for assessing tenure and promotion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)171-180
Number of pages10
JournalCommunication Education
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1 1990


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication
  • Education
  • Language and Linguistics

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