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  • A Guide to Faculty Developmentby Kay J. Gillespie; Douglas L. Robertson; William H. Bergquist

    Wiley 2010; US$ 48.00

    Since the first edition was published, the dynamics of higher education and faculty development have greatly changed. A Guide to Faculty Development provides an introduction and a guide to faculty development as well as new topics like working with adjuncts, diversity, multiculturalism, assessment, and different issues associated with the various... more...

  • Gypsy Scholars, Migrant Teachers and the Global Academic Proletariatby Rudolphus Teeuwen; Steffen Hantke

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 64.40

    Once adjunct teaching was considered a temporary solution to faculty shortages in institutions of higher education. Now it is a permanent and indispensable feature of such institutions, not just in the U.S. but worldwide. This book takes stock of this new development, concentrating primarily on the situation in the humanities. It looks at its impact... more...

  • Universities in Transitionby Bo Goransson; Claes Brundenius

    International Development Research Centre 2011; US$ 50.00

    Globalization, the information age, and the rise of the knowledge-based economy are significantly transforming the way we acquire, disseminate, and transform knowledge. And, as a result, knowledge production is becoming closer and more directly linked to more...

  • Survive and Thriveby Wendy C. Crone

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 25.00

    The experience of an untenured faculty member is highly dependent on the quality of the mentoring they receive. This mentoring may come from a number of different sources, and the concept of developing a constellation of mentors is highly recommended, but a mentoring relationship that is guided by the mentee's needs will be the most productive. Often,... more...

  • Job Search In Academeby Dawn M. Formo; Cheryl Reed

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 17.99

    Building on the success of the first, this new edition has been updated to cover the latest hiring trends, changing economic circumstances, and feedback from readers. The authors have expanded the book to deal with issues faced by minority candidates, and have added contributions from scientists to cover such issues as negotiating faculty contracts... more...

  • Do Babies Matter?by Mary Ann Mason; Nicholas H. Wolfinger; Marc Goulden

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 25.95

    Do Babies Matter? is the first comprehensive examination of the relationship between family formation and the academic careers of men and women. The book draws on over a decade of research using unprecedented data resources, including the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, a nationally representative panel survey of PhDs in America, and multiple surveys... more...

  • College Planning Consultant Businessby Eileen Figure Sandlin; Entrepreneur magazine

    Entrepreneur Press 2013; US$ 49.00

    A record 21.6 million students attended American colleges and universities in the fall of 2012. Of those students, the U.S. Census Bureau says, more than 4.4 million were in the 15-19 age bracket, the market primed and ready for the advice dispensed by college consultants. The experts at Entrepreneur zero in on this growing marketing and show education... more...

  • Diversity and Community in the Academyby Celia Wolf-Devine

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 32.99

    In the wake of court rulings that have forced university administrators to reevaluate affirmative action policies, this balanced, thoughtful book examines three typical defenses of those policies: that affirmative action compensates for past discrimination; that it provides role models and ensures diversity; and that it corrects for systemic bias... more...

  • Women's Retreatby Atsuko Seto; Mary Alice Bruce

    University Press of America 2013; US$ 32.99

    This book offers inspiration and support to female faculty members in higher education who are at various stages of their professional development. Twenty-four educators share both their intuitive voices and practical knowledge on the topics of career development, balancing personal and professional life, cultural and individual identity, and spirituality.... more...

  • Professor Mommyby Rachel Connelly; Kristen Ghodsee

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 18.99

    Professor Mommy is designed as a guide for women who are trying to combine the life of the mind with the joys of motherhood. The authors tackle these issues not only during the infant/toddler stages, but also follow the demands of motherhood all the way through the empty nest. more...