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Assessing the Success of Faculty Development Through Human Odyssey

Measuring the enhanced self-esteem and spiritual renewal of faculty who have taught in the Human Odyssey Program is possible, but self-report data is not an adequate assessment of the program's value. Rather, "renewal" resulting from exposure " to another discipline entirely or else an opportunity to explore in depth the areas where traditionally separate disciplines intersect" can result in new scholarship and new knowledge, the coin of the realm in academia. Yes. The interdisciplinary nature of teaching Human Odyssey has resulted in collaborative publications. The following individuals have taught in the Human Odyssey Program, and their participation has resulted in publications in scholarly journals, presentations at regional or national meetings, and/or funded research. (Click on names to see contributions)

Lewis Barker - Psychology (NOTE: Link to Barker selected CV)
Guy Beckwith - History (preparing material)
James Bradley - Biological Sciences (NOTE: Link to Bradley selected CV)
Martha Escobar - Psychology
Roy Knight - Mechanical Engineering
Roderick Long - Philosophy
Clark Lundell - Industrial Design
Mary Mendonca - Biological Sciences
Michelle Sidler - English