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  • Sub-prime scholarshipby Mark Vicars; Jon Austin; Pat Sikes

    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...

  • How the University Worksby Marc Bousquet; Cary Nelson

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    As much as we think we know about the modern university, very little has been said about what it's like to work there. Instead of the high-wage, high-profit world of knowledge work, most campus employees?including the vast majority of faculty?really work in the low-wage, low-profit sphere of the service economy. Tenure-track positions are at an all-time... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Lecturer's Guide to Quality and Standards in Colleges and Universitiesby Professor Kate Ashcroft; Kate Ashcroft; Dr Lorraine Foreman-Peck; Lorraine Foreman-Peck

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    A follow-up volume to "Managing Teaching and Learning in Further Education and Higher Education", this text provides a guide to managing quality and standards from the lecturer's point of view. It covers key issues such as teaching, learning, student support, assessment, evaluation, course design, bidding for and managing resources, marketing and research.;... 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...

  • Community College Facultyby John S. Levin; Susan T. Kater; Richard L. Wagoner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 35.00

    This work examines how community college faculty epitomize professional work in the new economy and the post-bureaucratic organization. more...