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  • The Lecturer's Guide to Quality and Standards in Colleges and Universitiesby Professor Kate Ashcroft; Kate Ashcroft; Dr Lorraine Foreman-Peck; Lorraine Foreman-Peck

    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...

  • Inclusion and Diversityby Sue Grace; Phil Gravestock

    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...

  • The Market for Academicsby Christine Musselin

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • 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 tomeet the National Cost Commission's call to make what colleges doand what it costs more 'transparent' to the public." --Jacqueline E. King, director, federal policy analysis, AmericanCouncil on Education Defining and measuring faculty productivity are among the mostcentral issues for... 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...

  • Small Group Teachingby Reg Dennick; Kate Exley

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    This indispensable guide for new university or college teachers brings together straightforward and practical advice on small group teaching as well as examples of practice across disciplines and a sprinkling of sound educational theory. Written in a highly accessible jargon-free style, this book comprehensively covers critical areas such as: ... more...

  • Steal This Universityby Benjamin Johnson; Patrick Kavanagh; Kevin Mattson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 56.95

    Steal This University explores the paradox of academic labor. Universities do not exist to generate a profit from capital investment, yet contemporary universities are increasingly using corporations as their model for internal organization. While the media, politicians, business leaders and the general public all seem to share a remarkable consensus... more...

  • Women's advancement in Universities, Volume 28, Issue 6by Liz Doherty; Simonetta Manfredi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    The articles for this e-book were all selected from papers presented at the Fourth European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (HE) which was held in Oxford in the summer of 2005. The conference was aimed at academics and practitioners who share an interest in understanding the processes that disadvantage women in universities, and in... more...