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  • Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Educationby Maria Yudkevich; Philip G. Altbach; Laura E. Rumbley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Academic inbreeding - appointing one's own graduates for academic positions - is a controversial but surprisingly common practice internationally. This book is the first comparative analysis of the phenomenon - the causes, implications, and future of inbreeding. more...

  • Digital Scholarship in the Tenure, Promotion and Review Processby Deborah Lines Andersen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    To receive tenure college and university professors have long been required to write scholarly monographs or articles, engage in serious research, and teach effectively. In recent years, however, the emergence of digital scholarship has revolutionized - and complicated - the picture in unexpected ways as new electronic media have enabled academics... more...

  • The Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Academicsby Kalwant Bhopal

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Recent research suggests that Black and minority ethnic (BME) academics remain underrepresented, particularly at senior levels in higher education, and tend to be concentrated in new, post-1992 universities. This book provides an original comparative study of BME academics in both the UK and the USA, two different yet similar cultural and political... more...

  • Understanding Faculty Productivityby Michael F. Middaugh

    Wiley 2001; US$ 48.00 US$ 41.60

    "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 US$ 36.40

    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 US$ 34.67

    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...

  • Developing Teaching and Learning in Higher Educationby Gill Nicholls

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    As a result of development within Higher Education teaching and learning, new lecturers are expected to have training and induction in teaching and learning strategies. This book provides an easy and accessible approach to the planning and preparation of teaching sessions, teaching in different settings and teaching across a diverse student population.... more...

  • Effective Teaching in Higher Educationby Madeleine Atkins; 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...

  • Learning to Teach in Higher Educationby Paul Ramsden

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    This bestselling book is a unique introduction to the practice of university teaching and its underlying theory. This new edition has been fully revised and updated in view of the extensive changes which have taken place in higher education over the last decade and includes new material on the higher education context, evaluation and staff development.... more...

  • Evaluating Teacher Quality in Higher Educationby Robert Aylett; Kenneth Gregory

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Drawing on material presented at a one day conference, this collection addresses the need to recognize academics' contributions to higher education, as well as the ways in which academics' efforts in the teaching and learning process can be acknowledged and suitably rewarded. more...