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  • 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$ 38.39

    <!-- 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...

  • Part-Time on the Tenure Track, AEHE Volume 40 Number 5by 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 Bernd Wierzchowski; Christian Berndt

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 27.99

    <!-- 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...

  • Cross-Cultural Women Scholars in Academeby Lorri J. Santamaría; Gaëtane Jean-Marie; Cosette M. Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This ground-breaking collection features the diverse voices, experiences, and scholarship of cross-cultural women of American Indian, Asian American, Black/African American and Hispanic descent at various levels of academe, actively engaged in the advancement of marginalized groups in the U.S. and abroad through their scholarly work. Intergenerational... more...

  • Academic Mobilityby Nina Maadad; Malcolm Tight

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Academic mobility promotes the development of joint research activities, broadens the horizons of researchers, lecturers and professors, and promotes knowledge flows between institutions. This book offers a contemporary perspective on the mobility of academics across the globe with contributions by authors based in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Israel,... more...

  • Teaching Undergraduatesby Roger L. Dominowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This practical guide is designed to help college teachers plan their undergraduate courses and deliver high-quality instruction. The book's theme is that teaching is a creative, decision-making, idea-testing enterprise whose purpose is to facilitate student learning in all of its facets. Its goal is to help instructors understand the multiple kinds... more...

  • Career Movesby Athena Vongalis-Macrow

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Mentoring and career guidance are the missing ingredients in women?s career planning at the higher education level. Career Moves recognizes and gives voice to some of the common career concerns of women in higher education and responds to these through well informed, researched and experiential chapters focussing on interests specific to women in academia.... more...