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  • 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...

  • 500 Tips for Tutorsby Sally Brown; Phil Race

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book presents over 500 practical suggestions designed to help tutors establish active learning amongst their students. Divided into useful sections the tips cover the entire range of teaching and learning situations and comprise a 'start anywhere', dip-in resource suitable for both the newcomer and the old hand. Intended mainly for the university... more...

  • Office Hoursby Cary Nelson; Stephen Watt

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    In a series of stinging analyses, this book examines the current sorry state of higher education. The second half of the volume offers "alternative futures" for the academy, visions that involve academic organizations, public outreach through the internet, faculty unionization, and campus organizing. Office Hours is a roll-up-your-sleeves look... more...

  • Breaking Boundariesby Val Walsh; Louise Morley University of Sussex.

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Negotiating the Glass Ceilingby Dr Miriam David; Miriam David; Diana Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    Why is it that in many universities the number of women professors can literally be counted on the fingers of one hand while the number of men number in the hundreds? Why are women academics so relatively disadvantaged and men so firmly in control? In an attempt to find answers to these questions Negotiating the Glass Ceiling gathers together the... more...

  • Changing Higher Educationby Paul Ashwin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 57.95

    Making sense of the many changes that have taken place in learning and teaching in higher education in recent years, Changing Higher Education also offers insights into how higher education might develop in the future. Using the work of Lewis Elton as a starting point, leading researchers and practitioners in the field examine and reflect on... 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...

  • On Becoming an Innovative University Teacherby John Cowan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 55.00

    On Becoming an Innovative University Teacher shows readers how to plan and run innovative activities to engage their students in effective reflective learning. The book uses an unusual and accessible method: each chapter begins by posing a question with which university and college teachers can be expected to identify; then answers the question by... more...

  • Enhancing University Teachingby David Kember; Carmel McNaught

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 56.95

    Written by experts in the field, this book aims to provide an alternative approach to quality teaching in higher education by deriving a model of good university teaching from the academics which universities have chosen as their best teachers. Award-winning teachers outline their beliefs and practices as a teacher, covering key topics including: ... more...

  • Teaching, Learning and Study Skillsby Tom Burns; Sandra Sinfield

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 48.00

    This is a book for tutors, lecturers and teachers in further and higher education, who need to teach their students how to study, learn and communicate effectively. more...