(1) Learning and Pedagogical Research,
(2) Contributions to Practice (or applied research), and
(3) Discipline-based Scholarship (or basic research).
Learning and Pedagogical Research contributions influence the teaching-learning activities of the College. Preparation of new material for use in courses, creation of teaching aids and case studies, and research on pedagogy, are classified as Learning and Pedagogical Research contributions.
Contributions to Practice (or applied research) influence professional practice in the faculty member’s field. Articles in practice-oriented journals, creation and delivery of executive education courses, development of discipline-based practice tools, and published consulting reports on consulting are classified as Contributions to Practice.
Discipline-based Scholarship (or basic research) contributions add to the theory or knowledge base of the faculty member’s field. Published research results and theoretical innovation are classified as Discipline-based Scholarship contributions.