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  • Steal This Universityby Benjamin Johnson; Patrick Kavanagh; Kevin Mattson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 56.95

    Steal This University explores the paradox of academic labor. Universities do not exist to generate a profit from capital investment, yet contemporary universities are increasingly using corporations as their model for internal organization. While the media, politicians, business leaders and the general public all seem to share a remarkable consensus... more...

  • Changing Higher Educationby Paul Ashwin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 57.95

    Making sense of the many changes that have taken place in learning and teaching in higher education in recent years, Changing Higher Education also offers insights into how higher education might develop in the future. Using the work of Lewis Elton as a starting point, leading researchers and practitioners in the field examine and reflect on... more...

  • 500 Tips for Tutorsby Phil Race; Sally Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95

    This manual offers tutors and teachers 500 practical suggestions covering such topics as negotiating learning agreements, helping the learner to use a mentor and helping the learner to benefit from a tutorial. The text should be beneficial to those planning new courses. more...

  • Small Group Teachingby Reg Dennick; Kate Exley

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    This indispensable guide for new university or college teachers brings together straightforward and practical advice on small group teaching as well as examples of practice across disciplines and a sprinkling of sound educational theory. Written in a highly accessible jargon-free style, this book comprehensively covers critical areas such as: ... more...

  • Office Hoursby Cary Nelson; Stephen Watt

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    In a series of stinging analyses, this book examines the current sorry state of higher education. The second half of the volume offers "alternative futures" for the academy, visions that involve academic organizations, public outreach through the internet, faculty unionization, and campus organizing. Office Hours is a roll-up-your-sleeves look... more...

  • Using Educational Research to Inform Practiceby Lorraine Foreman-Peck; Christopher Winch

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    Using Educational Research to Inform Practice provides a clear, practical and accessible account of the way in which education research can be used to inform teaching in universities and colleges, setting the background for the requirements to evidence informed teaching before addressing questions of practical knowledge feeding from research evidence.... more...

  • 500 Tips for Tutorsby Sally Brown; Phil Race

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book presents over 500 practical suggestions designed to help tutors establish active learning amongst their students. Divided into useful sections the tips cover the entire range of teaching and learning situations and comprise a 'start anywhere', dip-in resource suitable for both the newcomer and the old hand. Intended mainly for the university... more...

  • Managing Your Academic Careerby D. Royce Sadler

    Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 27.22

    This text provides advice and information for academics across disciplines, including: how to establish networks; how to assess your prospects for promotion; how to climb out of a teaching rut; how to develop a theme for your journal publication; and how to convert your thesis into a book. more...

  • Surviving Your Academic Job Huntby Kathryn Hume

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00

    This book is a guide to securing an academic post in the humanities in a US University. It includes best-practice examples of application documents and shows how to work up answers to the questions posed in phone, conference, and campus interviews. Readers will also learn about bargaining for subsidies and start-up packages. The book can be used by... more...

  • EROTIC MENTORINGby Janice Hocker Rushing

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    They’re everywhere in the academy: young, bright women mentored by older scholars, usually men, who attempt to mold them into their own masculine ideals. Janice Hocker Rushing’s study of over 200 women and their life transformations is the subject of this eloquent book. Using the tropes of mythology and Jungian psychology, the author characterizes... more...