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- Wiley 2013; US$ 35.00 US$ 30.33
Richard Hoggart has been, perhaps, the best-known, and certainly the most affectionately acknowledged, British intellectual of the past sixty years. His great classic, The Uses of Literacy , provided for thousands of unsung working-class readers a wholly recognisable and tender account of their own coming-to-maturity and of the preciousness and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Containing over 100 checklist grids of performance indicators on a wide range of teaching elements, this guide allows teachers to assess their own work, uncovering strengths and weaknesses. The text can also be used for formal peer assessment or as a basis for gathering feedback. more...
- SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.00
This useful book outlines the chief forms and major causes of academic stress. Practical advice shows how to distinguish negative from positive stress and how to deal with negative stressors in life and at work. The book includes exercises to help the academic understand how stress affects him or her, as well as forms to help design programmes for... more...
- Crown House Publishing 2014; US$ 18.94
Our current education system is overloaded with amendments, additions and adjustments which have been designed to keep an outdated model in the air. But it is crashing. And as it comes down, we see the battle of blame begin. It is time to take our vocation back, to learn to trust ourselves and each other and, crucially, to take control of the direction... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
The case for a flexible work schedule for faculty has been repeatedly made, with one policy recommendation being part-time positions for tenure-track/tenured faculty (PTTT). Despite some of the benefits of this approach for both faculty and institutions, the PTTT concept is the least implemented policy for faculty flexibility and is poorly understood.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The marketised and securitised shaping of formal education sites in terms of risk prevention strategies have transformed what it means to be a learner and a citizen. In this book, Karl Kitching explores racialised dimensions to suggest how individuals and collectives are increasingly made responsible for their own welfare as ?good? or ?bad? students,... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
Despite representing a majority of the college student population, a surprising lack of research has focused on the unique issues and needs of commuter students. This volume reviews the contemporary research and thinking about commuters. Topics include: • theoretical perspectives and discussions of foremost topics and issues, • specific... more...
The "Front Porch": Examining the Increasing Interconnection of University and Athletic Department FundingWiley 2015; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
Higher education and intercollegiate athletics have long had a complicated relationship. Examining the interconnection between the two and from a variety of theoretical and practical angles, this volume highlights many of the debates surrounding higher education and intercollegiate athletics and the financial dependency between these two long-standing... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00
Academic labour is increasingly undertaken by a diverse and hierarchical workforce where not all perspectives are heard. Professors comprise only 20% of tenured academics - of which only 20% are women and most of the able bodies working in universities are white and straight. An estimated 50 to 60% of academic work (teaching and research) is undertaken... more...