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- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 26.95
Using case studies from universities throughout the nation, Doing Diversity in Higher Education examines the role faculty play in improving diversity on their campuses. The power of professors to enhance diversity has long been underestimated, their initiatives often hidden from view. more...
- Australian Academic Press 2008; US$ 26.95
A variety of changes to academic working conditions have resulted in an increase in occupational stress and a decrease in occupational wellbeing among university academics as well as nonacademic, or general, staff. This book releases for the first time the complete results of the Australian University Staff Stress (AUSS) Project which examined over... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 40.00
The Essential College Professor is about the "how" and "why" of being a faculty member today. Based on the author's series of highly successful faculty development workshops, each chapter deals concisely with the most important information college professors need at their fingertips when confronted by a particular challenge or faced with an exciting... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 29.00
With demands for improved quality, increasing competition for state and federal funds, and the challenges of integrating technology into the curriculum, higher education faces greater economic uncertainties than ever before. The chief financial officer (CFO) of any higher education institution stands squarely in the middle of this maelstrom. This issue... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 42.00
This expanded and updated edition of the best-selling handbook is an essential toolbox, full of hundreds of practical teaching techniques, classroom activities and exercises, for the new or experienced college instructor. This new edition includes updated information on the Millennial student, more research from cognitive psychology, a focus on outcomes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
Using Educational Research to Inform Practice provides a clear, practical and accessible account of the way in which education research can be used to inform teaching in universities and colleges, setting the background for the requirements to evidence informed teaching before addressing questions of practical knowledge feeding from research evidence.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
Institutionalizing Community Engagement in Higher Education: The First Wave of Carnegie Classified InstitutionsWiley 2011; US$ 29.00
Leading scholars of engagement analyze data from the first wave of community-engaged institutions as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The analyses collectively serve as a statement about the current status of higher education community engagement in the United States. Eschewing the usual arguments about why community... more...