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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
This book is the first comparative analysis of global faculty salaries, remuneration, and terms of employment. Offering an in-depth international comparison of academic salaries in 28 countries, chapter authors shed light on the conditions and expectations that shape the modern academic profession. This valuable book provides a much needed resource,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95
A follow-up volume to "Managing Teaching and Learning in Further Education and Higher Education", this text provides a guide to managing quality and standards from the lecturer's point of view. It covers key issues such as teaching, learning, student support, assessment, evaluation, course design, bidding for and managing resources, marketing and research.;... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95
Drawing on material presented at a one day conference, this collection addresses the need to recognize academics' contributions to higher education, as well as the ways in which academics' efforts in the teaching and learning process can be acknowledged and suitably rewarded. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 49.00
Designed for those working, or hoping to work, within the higher education system, this handbook offers guidance on the craft of performing five key tasks - networking, teaching, researching, writing and managing. It discusses issues such as getting published, networking, obtaining research funding, principles of teaching and assessment, and more. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Part-time teachers have become an increasing part of the workforce in universities throughout the world. They work in a sector undergoing enormous change and debate about the purposes of the university for individuals, societies and economies. As part-time employees, however, they are not necessarily offered the same level of support or recognition... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 57.00
Offers an understanding of the internal life of higher education institutions in Britain and North America. This title assesses fundamental changes in the nature of higher education and in the academic's role and their significance for academic cultures. It also examines academic cultures in lower status institutions internationally. more...
- The Intrepid Traveler 2007; US$ 9.99
What's it like living in another country? People have been fascinated by the topic for millennia, accounting for best sellers from Herodotus to Mayle and Mayes. While many readers are satisfied with a vicarious experience, a growing number want to live it for themselves. Elisa Bernick offers readers the book she wished she'd had when she and her husband... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 140.00
This book is a basic treatment of faculty performance appraisal in higher education. It is written for those scholars faced with the need to understand the issues and solutions to the often thorny problems posed by having to judge the performance of their colleagues in teaching, service, research and citizenship. Neophyte administrators, committee... more...