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  • Understanding and Addressing Commuter Student Needsby J. Patrick Biddix

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00

    Despite representing a majority of the college student population, a surprising lack of research has focused on the unique issues and needs of commuter students. This volume reviews the contemporary research and thinking about commuters. Topics include: • theoretical perspectives and discussions of foremost topics and issues, • specific... more...

  • Sub-prime scholarshipby Mark Vicars; Jon Austin; Pat Sikes

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    Academic labour is increasingly undertaken by a diverse and hierarchical workforce where not all perspectives are heard. Professors comprise only 20% of tenured academics - of which only 20% are women and most of the able bodies working in universities are white and straight. An estimated 50 to 60% of academic work (teaching and research) is undertaken... more...

  • Digital Scholarship in the Tenure, Promotion and Review Processby Deborah Lines Andersen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    To receive tenure college and university professors have long been required to write scholarly monographs or articles, engage in serious research, and teach effectively. In recent years, however, the emergence of digital scholarship has revolutionized - and complicated - the picture in unexpected ways as new electronic media have enabled academics... more...

  • Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Educationby Maria Yudkevich; Philip G. Altbach; Laura E. Rumbley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Academic inbreeding - appointing one's own graduates for academic positions - is a controversial but surprisingly common practice internationally. This book is the first comparative analysis of the phenomenon - the causes, implications, and future of inbreeding. more...

  • Personalvergütung rechtssicher gestaltenby Dietmar Heise

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2015; US$ 33.61

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2015-01-20T11:38:27 --><p>Beim Thema Lohn und Gehalt haben Arbeitgeber diverse Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten. Dabei sind jedoch zahlreiche Gesetze und Rechtsvorschriften zu beachten. Dieses Buch erklärt die arbeitsrechtlichen Grundlagen und beantwortet alle Fragen zur Entgeltgestaltung auf dem neuesten... more...

  • Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Facultyby Pauline Mosley; S. Keith Hargrove

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 49.95

    Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty explores the infrastructure of the academy and provides a systematic account of where and why women and minorities fall behind men in the preparation for and development of their academic careers. This book offers useful strategies for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women and... more...

  • The Politics of Compulsive Educationby Karl Kitching

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The marketised and securitised shaping of formal education sites in terms of risk prevention strategies have transformed what it means to be a learner and a citizen. In this book, Karl Kitching explores racialised dimensions to suggest how individuals and collectives are increasingly made responsible for their own welfare as ?good? or ?bad? students,... more...

  • Part-Time on the Tenure Trackby Joan M. Herbers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    The case for a flexible work schedule for faculty has been repeatedly made, with one policy recommendation being part-time positions for tenure-track/tenured faculty (PTTT). Despite some of the benefits of this approach for both faculty and institutions, the PTTT concept is the least implemented policy for faculty flexibility and is poorly understood.... more...

  • Systematische Bewerberinterviews - inkl. Arbeitshilfen onlineby Christian Berndt; Bernd Wierzchowski

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 28.00

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2014-10-21T09:55:09 --><p>Dieses Buch führt Sie in fünf Schritten durch das gesamte Bewerbungsverfahren - vom prägnanten Anforderungsprofil über effektive Interviews bis zur zielsicheren Bewerberauswahl. Die VeSiEr-Methode (Verhalten, Situation, Ergebnis) hilft Ihnen, das Verhalten Ihres Bewerbers... more...

  • Teaching: Notes From the Front Lineby Debra Kidd

    Crown House Publishing 2014; US$ 18.94

    Our current education system is overloaded with amendments, additions and adjustments which have been designed to keep an outdated model in the air. But it is crashing. And as it comes down, we see the battle of blame begin. It is time to take our vocation back, to learn to trust ourselves and each other and, crucially, to take control of the direction... more...