The cases represented in this web site are fictional. Any resemblance between these cases represented here and actual cases is entirely accidental.
The evaluations provided of these cases—by deans, department chairs, and personnel committee chairs—do not represent an official assessment of the CCCC and are not meant to be substituted for the advice of the dean, department chair, and personnel committee chair on a candidate’s own campus.
We suggest the following advice for readers of this site:
- Departments of English should make specific reference to work with digital media in their tenure and promotion guidelines.
- Untenured faculty—and candidates seeking jobs—should access and study departmental and university requirements for tenure and promotion.
- Chairs should meet informally with untenured faculty to keep abreast of their work with technology and meet on a more formal basis, annually, to assess progress toward tenure and promotion and clarify departmental expectations.
- Untenured faculty members should schedule regular meetings with the department chair and/or the chair of the departmental personnel committee to help these individuals understand their work with technology and its general import within the context of the field.
- Department chairs, chairs of personnel committees, and untenured faculty should be aware of relevant professional guidelines for faculty who work with technology:
- CCCC Promotion and Tenure Guidelines for Work with Technology
- CCCC Statement of Professional Guidance
- CCCC Statement on Scholarship in Composition
- MLA Guidelines for Evaluating Work with Digital Media in the Modern Languages
- MLA Guidelines for the Institutional Support of and Access to IT for Faculty Members and Student
Tenure and Promotion Cases for Composition Faculty Who Work with Technology