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  • 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...

  • Cross-Cultural Women Scholars in Academe: Intergenerational Voicesby Lorri J. Santamarķa; Gaėtane Jean-Marie; Cosette M. Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This ground-breaking collection features the diverse voices, experiences, and scholarship of cross-cultural women of American Indian, Asian American, Black/African American and Hispanic descent at various levels of academe, actively engaged in the advancement of marginalized groups in the U.S. and abroad through their scholarly work. Intergenerational... more...

  • Women and Successby Kate Hoskins

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    This book provides significant insight into the experiences and dispositions of 20 women professors of varied background and age who work in a range of academic disciplines in the UK academy, and of the factors and influences which shape the capacity of some women to achieve high positions in a setting where they have historically been excluded. 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...

  • Do We Still Need Peer Review?by Thomas H.P. Gould

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    The current peer review process is broken and unless changes are made it will soon die. Do We Still Need Peer Review? examines the evolution of peer review from the earliest attempts by the Church to evaluate scholarly works to the creation of academic peer review and finally to the current status of the process. Gould argues that without an... 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...

  • Teaching at Universityby Kate Morss; Rowena Murray

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 52.00

    Teaching at University has been written to provide you with the basic skills required to enter those first lectures, tutorials, lab-sessions, and assessments with confidence. Clear and engaging throughout, this guide will offer: Accessible and generic language to support postgraduates in all disciplines Basic but relevant advice A direct... more...

  • Academic's Support Kitby Rebecca Boden; Debbie Epstein; Jane Kenway

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 224.00

    The Academic's Support Kit is a unique resource that provides all the information, skills and guidance to support academic professional development. Written by a team of experienced and international authors, the Kit offers a wealth of references, techniques and practical advice in the following 6 books: - Building Your Academic Career... 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...

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

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    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...