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  • 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...

  • Teaching at Universityby Kate Morss; Rowena Murray

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 42.00

    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 and... more...

  • Understanding Faculty Productivityby Michael F. Middaugh

    Wiley 2001; US$ 45.00

    "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

    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

    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...

  • Effective Teaching in Higher Educationby Madeleine Atkins; Dr George A Brown; 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...