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  • Job Stress in University Staffby Anthony H. Winefield; Carolyn Boyd; Judith L. Saebel; Silvia Pignata

    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...

  • The Essential College Professorby Jeffrey L. Buller

    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...

  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officerby Lucie Lapovsky; Mary P. McKeown-Moak

    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...

  • Using Educational Research to Inform Practiceby Lorraine Foreman-Peck; Christopher Winch

    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...

  • 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...

  • 100+ Fun Ideas for Teaching French across the Curriculumby Nicolette Hannam

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 16.49

    Bring French to life and make it meaningful by linking it to other subjects using a Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The practical, easy-to-use ideas in this book will make it easy to integrate language learning across the curriculum. By incorporating French into maths, science, history, geography, ICT, etc, your language learning... 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...