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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
How should you prepare for the first day of class? How can you encourage all students to participate in discussions? How do you ensure disabled students can take part in field work? Increasingly, universities are drawing from a less traditional group of students ? international students, disabled students, part time students, and mature students.... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95
Lecturing can be a terror, a chore or an exhilarating experience. For most lecturers, at one time or another, it is all of these things. For many in HE & FE it remains the staple form of teaching and, as student groups get ever larger, good lecturing becomes ever more important. This is an accessible, friendly and confidence-boosting book for inexperienced... 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 2009; US$ 54.95
This book addresses academic labor markets in three countries: France, Germany, and the United States. The management of faculty careers is a critical issue in university autonomy, and in many countries recent reforms have increasingly addressed this area. Musselin?s exhaustive empirical research on academic job hiring practices and faculty career... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 49.95
Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty explores the infrastructure of the academy and provides a systematic account of where and why women and minorities fall behind men in the preparation for and development of their academic careers. This book offers useful strategies for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women and... more...
- 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...
- 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...