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- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 37.99
TIAA-CREF is the largest private pension plan in the world, with more than $260 billion under management, including an estimated 1% of all shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange. And yet, while there is a wealth of information on IRAs, 401(k)s and other investment vehicles, until now there has been little guidance for the millions of TIAA-CREF... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 140.00
Whilst current research into teaching and learning offers many insights into the experiences of academics and students in higher education, it has two significant shortcomings. It does not highlight the dynamic ways in which students and academics impact on each other in teaching-learning interactions or the ways in which these interactions are shaped... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 40.00
In this second edition of the book that has become a classic in the field, award-winning author Stephen D. Brookfield offers inspiration and down-to-earth advice to new and seasoned teachers. The Skillful Teacher is a comprehensive guide that shows how to thrive on the unpredictability and diversity of classroom life and includes insights developed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
This book addresses academic labor markets in three countries: France, Germany, and the United States. The management of faculty careers is a critical issue in university autonomy, and in many countries recent reforms have increasingly addressed this area. Musselin?s exhaustive empirical research on academic job hiring practices and faculty career... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 116.00
This book candidly provides assistant professors and graduate sutdents contemplating a career in academia with practical information that will facilitate their meeting collegiality and service expectations for promotion and tenure.||The focus is on meeting departmental and institutional expectations for collegiality and service. While a superior record... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 29.95
Tools for Dossier Success demystifies the dossier process from start to finish. Written for faculty members at different points in their academic trajectory, this is a practical, step-by-step guide to planning, creating, and polishing the best possible representation of accumulated evidence and accomplishments in teaching, research, and service. The... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95
Despite the worldwide prestige of America's doctoral programs in the humanities, all is not well in this area of higher education and hasn't been for some time. The content of graduate programs has undergone major changes, while high rates of student attrition, long times to degree, and financial burdens prevail. In response, the Andrew W. Mellon... more...
- The Intrepid Traveler 2007; US$ 9.99
What's it like living in another country? People have been fascinated by the topic for millennia, accounting for best sellers from Herodotus to Mayle and Mayes. While many readers are satisfied with a vicarious experience, a growing number want to live it for themselves. Elisa Bernick offers readers the book she wished she'd had when she and her husband... more...