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  • Dissatisfaction and Attrition Among Female Faculty in American Universitiesby Kimberly E. Scruton

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 79.95

    Why do female faculty members report lower job satisfaction at American universities? This book uncovers some of the reasons why women leave academia and why they feel disrespected by colleagues. Scruton tries to discover what factors lead to job satisfaction among women in higher education.There has been sparse literature on why women leave academia.... more...

  • Academic Mobilityby Nina Maadad; Malcolm Tight

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Academic mobility promotes the development of joint research activities, broadens the horizons of researchers, lecturers and professors, and promotes knowledge flows between institutions. This book offers a contemporary perspective on the mobility of academics across the globe with contributions by authors based in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Israel,... more...

  • The Family Sabbatical Handbookby Elisa Bernick

    The Intrepid Traveler 2007; US$ 9.99

    What's it like living in another country? People have been fascinated by the topic for millennia, accounting for best sellers from Herodotus to Mayle and Mayes. While many readers are satisfied with a vicarious experience, a growing number want to live it for themselves. Elisa Bernick offers readers the book she wished she'd had when she and her husband... more...

  • Jacob van Maerlantby F.P. van Oostrom; Ingrid Biesheuvel

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Text edition for secondary education. (in Dutch) more...

  • Placing the Academyby Jennifer Sinor; Rona Kaufman

    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... more...

  • Best Practices in Faculty Evaluationby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2012; US$ 42.00

    Jeffrey L. Buller’s newest book is designed to help department chairs, deans, and members of evaluation committees by showing them what they need to know and do when participating in faculty reviews and evaluations. The book shows how to apply the information about performance and convey clear messages about priorities. It also reveals what professionals... more...

  • Advancing Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practiceby Huey T. Chen; Stewart I. Donaldson; Melvin M. Mark

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    Exploring the influence and application of Campbellian validity typology in the theory and practice of outcome evaluation, this volume addresses the strengths and weaknesses of this often controversial evaluation method and presents new perspectives for its use. Editors Huey T. Chen, Stewart I. Donaldson and Melvin M. Mark provide a historical overview... more...

  • Gender Equity or Bust!by Mary Dee Wenniger; Mary Helen Conroy

    Wiley 2002; US$ 42.00

    Gender battles still rage on most college and university campuses today. For eight years, Women in Higher Education has reported women's strategic advances in the academy. Its goal is to enlighten, encourage, empower, and enrage women administrators, faculty, and students in higher education.This book is a compendium of lively, hard-hitting articles... more...

  • Understanding Faculty Productivityby Michael F. Middaugh

    Wiley 2001; US$ 45.00

    "An invaluable resource for any college and university striving to meet the National Cost Commission's call to make what colleges do and what it costs more 'transparent' to the public." --Jacqueline E. King, director, federal policy analysis, American Council on Education Defining and measuring faculty productivity are among the most central issues... more...

  • Learner-Centered Teachingby Maryellen Weimer

    Wiley 2002; US$ 40.00

    In this much needed resource, Maryellen Weimer-one of the nation's most highly regarded authorities on effective college teaching-offers a comprehensive work on the topic of learner-centered teaching in the college and university classroom. As the author explains, learner-centered teaching focuses attention on what the student is learning, how the... more...