Dr. Sorcinelli participates in conference in Beijing

Mary Deane Sorcinelli, professor in the Department of Educational Policy, Research and Development, and associate provost for Faculty Development, traveled to China July 13-15 to participate in a conference on “Theory, Practice and Implications: Professional and Organizational Development for Chinese Higher Education in the Global Context.”

Sorcinelli discussed a range of topics, including new faculty development, faculty career stages and establishing mutual mentoring networks among scholars.

Co-sponsored by Beijing Normal University and Beijing Institute of Technology with support from the Chinese Ministry of Education, the conference featured faculty developers from Australia, Norway and the United States.