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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
This text discusses managing quality and standards from the lecturer's perspective, covering issues such as teaching, learning, student support, assessment, evaluation and course design. It is intended to help lecturers make sense of the changing climate of quality control and academic standards. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 57.95
In this book leading researchers in the field analyse in-depth the many changes that have taken place in learning and teaching in higher education over the last thirty years, with a detailed look at likely and desirable scenarios in the future. 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...