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  • Embracing Non-Tenure Track Facultyby Adrianna Kezar

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    This book presents real cases where new policies and practices have been implemented, unveiling the mechanisms required to create change, the challenges and opportunities that implementers face, and how effective methodology depends on context. more...

  • Faculty Diversityby JoAnn Moody

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Why do we see so little progress in diversifying faculty at America?s colleges, universities, and professional schools? This handbook answers that question and provides steps for hastening faculty diversity. more...

  • Academic Motherhoodby Kelly Ward; Lisa Wolf-Wendel

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Academic Motherhood tells the story of one hundred women who are both professors and mothers and how they navigated their professional lives at different career stages. It is based on a longitudinal study that asks how women faculty on the tenure track manage work and family in their early careers when their children are under the age of five, ... more...

  • Developing Effective Part-time Teachers in Higher Educationby Fran Beaton; Amanda Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Part-time teachers have become an increasing part of the workforce in universities throughout the world. They work in a sector undergoing enormous change and debate about the purposes of the university for individuals, societies and economies. As part-time employees, however, they are not necessarily offered the same level of support or recognition... more...

  • Mentoring Faculty of Colorby McFarland & Co; Elwood D. Watson; Michelle Ma Camacho

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    The 14 new essays in this collection come from underrepresented faculty who teach at predominantly white colleges and universities. This book discusses both the tenure and promotion experiences of faculty of color and is not racial, ethnic, gender, cultural or discipline specific. The book is thus not only for aspiring graduate students of color and... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Effective Teaching in Higher Educationby Madeleine Atkins; Dr George A Brown; George Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Assists academic staff to develop their effectiveness as teachers and improve their students' learning by giving practical guidelines and suggestions for teaching and a series of activities. more...