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  • The Essential College Professorby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2009; US$ 44.00 US$ 38.13

    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 US$ 25.13

    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...

  • Tools for Dossier Successby Joy J. Burnham; Lisa M. Hooper; Vivian H. Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95

    Tools for Dossier Success demystifies the dossier process from start to finish. Written for faculty members at different points in their academic trajectory, this is a practical, step-by-step guide to planning, creating, and polishing the best possible representation of accumulated evidence and accomplishments in teaching, research, and service. The... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    This book gives practical guidance on how educational research can inform professional practice. Written in a clear and accessible style, it details the way in which evidence based knowledge can be used to develop teaching and learning, bringing together a range of resources for all levels of reader but specifically designed to aid the progressive... 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...

  • Professor Mommyby Rachel Connelly; Kristen Ghodsee

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 22.99

    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...

  • 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$ 25.99

    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 2012; US$ 19.99

    "As an updated edition of a 1999 title, this book takes an account of the vast changes along the path to employment over the past dozen years. It is a handbook for those who have master?s or doctoral degrees in hand and are in need of a first job or of a new one, either within academe or outside its walls. The book carries the prospective employee... more...