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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95
A practical book of suggestions for ways in which teachers can manage their workloads (and stress levels) and help students manage theirs. Aimed at teachers in further and higher education, it will also benefit school teachers. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 60.00
Includes thinking on reflective learning as well as stories from academics and students that present the practical impact of reflection in action. Based on sound theoretical concepts, this book offers a range of solutions for different teaching situations, taking into account factors such as group size, physical space, and technology. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 49.00
Designed for those working, or hoping to work, within the higher education system, this handbook offers guidance on the craft of performing five key tasks - networking, teaching, researching, writing and managing. It discusses issues such as getting published, networking, obtaining research funding, principles of teaching and assessment, and more. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 53.00
Drawing on research literature, this title gives advice about the core business of teaching: instruction, learning activities, assessment, planning, and getting good evaluations. It offers practical suggestions in a collegial style, and is for teachers in universities, who feel that opportunities for professional fulfilment are becoming frozen. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 60.00
How can university teachers improve the quality of student learning? This book outlines the key principles underlying successful teaching and learning in higher education, and is a useful resource for university teachers. more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 224.00
The Academic's Support Kit is a unique resource that provides all the information, skills and guidance to support academic professional development. Written by a team of experienced and international authors, the Kit offers a wealth of references, techniques and practical advice in the following 6 books: - Building Your Academic Career... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 37.99
TIAA-CREF is the largest private pension plan in the world, with more than $260 billion under management, including an estimated 1% of all shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange. And yet, while there is a wealth of information on IRAs, 401(k)s and other investment vehicles, until now there has been little guidance for the millions of TIAA-CREF... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
The management of faculty careers is a critical issue in university autonomy, and in many countries recent reforms have increasingly addressed this area. Musselin examines this crucial issue through the use of exhaustive empirical research ? including over 200 interviews ? on academic job hiring practices and faculty career patterns. more...