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The only volume on higher education law written Specifically for nursing faculty, this volume imparts the basic foundations of the legal, professional, and ethical issues that concern faculty on a daily basis. It clearly defines the legal rights of students, professors, and educational institutions, along with the case laws supporting those rights. Each chapter contains a vivid legal scenario, related legal principles and theoretical foundations, and critical thinking questions. Written by an author who is both a nurse educator and attorney, the volume emphasizes sound decision making so that readers can successfully navigate the complex legal issues confronting them.
Table of Contents
|The Legal Framework of Higher Educational Environments|
|The Legal Rights of Students||p. 3|
|Due Process||p. 5|
|Types of Due Process||p. 7|
|Academic Deference||p. 22|
|Professional Dimension||p. 31|
|Ethical Dimension||p. 32|
|Responses to Critical Thinking Questions||p. 34|
|Annotated Bibliography||p. 36|
|The Legal Rights of Students and Faculty: Related to Freedom of Speech||p. 47|
|First Amendment Rights of Students||p. 49|
|First Amendment Rights of Faculty||p. 62|
|Definition of Academic Freedom||p. 64|
|Developmental Stages of Academic Freedom||p. 64|
|Academic Freedom in Publications||p. 73|
|Academic Freedom in Classroom Activities||p. 74|
|Academic Freedom in Extramural Activities||p. 87|
|Professional Dimension||p. 89|
|Ethical Dimension||p. 90|
|Responses to Critical Thinking Questions||p. 92|
|Annotated Bibliography||p. 93|
|Faculty Protection against Lawsuits||p. 99|
|The Eleventh Amendment||p. 101|
|Types of Immunity||p. 104|
|Immunity in Private Colleges and Universities||p. 112|
|Professional Dimension||p. 113|
|Ethical Dimension||p. 114|
|Responses to Critical Thinking Questions||p. 115|
|Annotated Bibliography||p. 117|
|Faculty and the Employment Relationship||p. 123|
|The Academic Appointment Process||p. 124|
|Type of Employment||p. 132|
|Tenure Process||p. 138|
|Due Process||p. 145|
|Termination for Cause||p. 147|
|Professional Dimension||p. 166|
|Ethical Dimension||p. 167|
|Responses to Critical Thinking Questions||p. 168|
|Annotated Bibliography||p. 169|
|The Professional Framework Governing The Educator's Role|
|Faculty Relations in Academic Environments||p. 181|
|Faculty-to-Faculty Relationships||p. 183|
|Faculty-to-Student Relationships||p. 188|
|Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)||p. 199|
|Sexual Harassment||p. 205|
|Professional Dimension||p. 216|
|Ethical Dimension||p. 217|
|Responses to Critical Thinking Questions||p. 218|
|Annotated Bibliography||p. 219|
|The Teaching Role of Faculty||p. 225|
|General Teaching Responsibilities of Faculty||p. 227|
|Providing Feedback in Online Courses||p. 239|
|Responsibilities of Clinical Faculty||p. 240|
|Student Evaluations||p. 244|
|Accommodations for Students with Special Needs||p. 246|
|Professional Dimension||p. 249|
|Ethical Dimension||p. 250|
|Responses to Critical Thinking Questions||p. 251|
|Annotated Bibliography||p. 252|
|The Scholarship Role of Faculty||p. 257|
|Defining Nursing Scholarship||p. 258|
|Professional Dimension||p. 283|
|Ethical Dimension||p. 284|
|Responses to Critical Thinking Questions||p. 285|
|Annotated Bibliography||p. 287|
|The Service/Practice Role of Faculty||p. 293|
|Academic Responsibilities: Service Component||p. 297|
|Faculty Practice||p. 298|
|Faculty Practice Models||p. 300|
|Compensation for Practice||p. 303|
|University Policies Regarding Outside Employment||p. 306|
|Professional Dimension||p. 308|
|Ethical Dimension||p. 308|
|Responses to Critical Thinking Questions||p. 309|
|Ethical Framework of Higher Education|
|Ethical Considerations in Education Environments||p. 317|
|Ethical Codes in Professional Programs||p. 319|
|Ethical Framework Governing Academia||p. 324|
|Ethical Theories||p. 326|
|Ethical Principles||p. 328|
|Professional Dimension||p. 332|
|Ethical Dimension||p. 333|
|Responses to Critical Thinking Questions||p. 334|
|How to Read a Legal Case||p. 337|
|How to Research Legal Topics||p. 353|
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