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  • Richard Hoggartby Fred Inglis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • Part-Time on the Tenure Track, AEHE Volume 40 Number 5by Joan M. Herbers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    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...

  • The Breadth of Current Faculty Development: Practitioners' Perspectivesby C. William McKee; Mitzy Johnson; William F. Ritchie; W. Mark Tew

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00

    With pedagogical philosophy and practice changing significantly, faculty development has become much more important. Each chapter in this volume identifies particular areas of opportunity, and although the authors recognize that not every initiative suggested can be implemented by all institutions—circumstances such as institutional mission,... more...

  • Under New Managementby Randy Martin

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 30.95

    Faculty members who care about the institutions of higher education where they work are often at odds with university management. In his forceful book, Under New Management , Randy Martin takes a novel, evenhanded approach to this gulf between professors, who feel a loss of autonomy, and administrators. Martin imagines a political future for... more...

  • Lecturingby Sally Brown; Phil Race

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95

    Lecturing can be a terror, a chore or an exhilarating experience. For most lecturers, at one time or another, it is all of these things. For many in HE & FE it remains the staple form of teaching and, as student groups get ever larger, good lecturing becomes ever more important. This is an accessible, friendly and confidence-boosting book for inexperienced... more...

  • Education Development and Leadership in Higher Educationby Kym Fraser

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95

    In today's highly competitive and globalized higher education market, leaders and managers find themselves considering the same issues of quality assurance, increased participation, the potential of new technologies and improving standards of teaching, learning and leadership. Education development has a central role to play in these areas, and should... more...

  • Enhancing Teaching in Higher Educationby Peter Hartley; Amanda Woods; Martin Pill

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95

    This book brings together a collection of ground-breaking research and tested techniques in the field of learning and teaching in higher education. It provides an accessible, authoritative account of the latest developments, outlining how to apply learning theory and best practice to everyday teaching and providing advice on overcoming problems... more...

  • The Challenge to Scholarshipby Gill Nicholls

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    The Challenge to Scholarship is a lively and engaging investigation that seeks to establish what it means to be a scholar and the value of scholarship. It addresses current concerns and tensions including the scholarship of teaching and the relationship between teaching and research. Gill Nicholls gets right to the heart of the debate over scholarship... more...

  • Recruitment, Retention and Retirement in Higher Educationby R. Clark; J. Ma

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    Attracting and retaining highly qualified faculty is essential to maintaining productivity at institutions of higher education. Colleges and universities are at a critical juncture in their history as they attempt to achieve their teaching and research goals. more...

  • Managing the Pressures of Teachingby Stephen Cox; Ruth Heames

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    A lively, accessible, and practical book of suggestions for ways in which tutors can manage their workloads (and stress levels) and help students manage theirs. The ability to cope with stress is not merely a question of 'making it through the day'. When pressures are managed effectively the need not contribute to the burden of maintaining standards... more...