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  • Tools for Dossier Successby Joy J. Burnham; Lisa M. Hooper; Vivian H. Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95

    Tools for Dossier Success demystifies the dossier process from start to finish. Written for faculty members at different points in their academic trajectory, this is a practical, step-by-step guide to planning, creating, and polishing the best possible representation of accumulated evidence and accomplishments in teaching, research, and service. The... more...

  • Educating Scholarsby Ronald G. Ehrenberg; Harriet Zuckerman; Jeffrey A. Groen; Sharon M. Brucker

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 38.95

    Despite the worldwide prestige of America's doctoral programs in the humanities, all is not well in this area of higher education and hasn't been for some time. The content of graduate programs has undergone major changes, while high rates of student attrition, long times to degree, and financial burdens prevail. In response, the Andrew W. Mellon... 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...

  • 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...

  • Best Practices in Faculty Evaluationby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2012; US$ 44.00

    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...

  • The Prudent Professorby Edwin M. Bridges; Brian D. Bridges

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99

    This is a guide for anyone in the academy – faculty member, administrator or professional staff – at whatever point she or he may be along the career path. Ed Bridges offers you a straightforward, easyto- grasp, and structured way to think about money, learn how it works, understand the priorities for your stage in life, determine your objectives,... more...

  • Paying the Professoriateby Philip G. Altbach; Liz Reisberg; Maria Yudkevich; Gregory Androushchak; Iván F. Pacheco

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    How are professors paid? Can the "best and brightest" be attracted to the academic profession? With universities facing international competition, which countries compensate their academics best, and which ones lag behind? Paying the Professoriate examines these questions and provides key insights and recommendations into the current state of the... more...

  • Embracing Non-Tenure Track Facultyby Adrianna Kezar

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    The nature of the higher education faculty workforce is radically and fundamentally changing from primarily full-time tenured faculty to non-tenure track faculty. This new faculty majority faces common challenges, including short-term contracts, limited support on campus, and lack of a professional career track. Embracing Non-Tenure Track Faculty... more...

  • Faculty Diversityby JoAnn Moody

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Why do we see so little progress in diversifying faculty at America?s colleges, universities, and professional schools? This book explores this important question and provides steps for hastening faculty diversity. Drawing on her extensive consultant practice and expertise as well as research and scholarship from several fields, Dr. Moody provides... 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...