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- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Utah State University Press 2007; US$ 24.95
A set of creative writers here responds to the call for literature that addresses who we are by understanding where we are?where, for each of them, being somehow part of the academy. Their personal essays delineate the diverse, sometimes unexpected roles of place in shaping them, as writers and teachers in varied environments, through unique experiences... more...