Michael W. Galbraith, a professor of leadership studies at Marshall University Graduate College, has written a book to help junior college teachers to “discover what beliefs, values, and attitudes you hold” and thus to “have the basis for a focused and action-oriented vision or philosophy for your teaching.
Mal Kline notes Galbraith’s claim to present a range of visions that animate college teaching and his recommendation that beginner professors complete a:
self-administered, self-scoring, and self-interpreted inventory [that] will place you in one of five philosophical orientations:
• “Humanistic: or
But nowhere to be found is:
• Traditionalist; or even
Kline is spot-on in concluding that Galbraith in fact “does not envision an exceptionally huge tent philosophically that feeds into the faculty lounge.”