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The "Front Porch": Examining the Increasing Interconnection of University and Athletic Department FundingWiley 2015; US$ 29.00
Higher education and intercollegiate athletics have long had a complicated relationship. Examining the interconnection between the two and from a variety of theoretical and practical angles, this volume highlights many of the debates surrounding higher education and intercollegiate athletics and the financial dependency between these two long-standing... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95
All types of organisations have recognised the growing demand for open and flexible learning programmes. With the increased emphasis on new ways of learning, and the rapid move towards open and online courses, this practical guide will help those involved overcome the challenges they face. This guide provides user friendly advice and support for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book presents over 500 practical suggestions designed to help tutors establish active learning amongst their students. Divided into useful sections the tips cover the entire range of teaching and learning situations and comprise a 'start anywhere', dip-in resource suitable for both the newcomer and the old hand. Intended mainly for the university... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Academic Motherhood tells the story of one hundred women who are both professors and mothers and how they navigated their professional lives at different career stages. It is based on a longitudinal study that asks how women faculty on the tenure track manage work and family in their early careers when their children are under the age of five, ... 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...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 179.00
The Academic's Support Kit is a unique resource that provides all the information, skills and guidance to support academic professional development. Written by a team of experienced and international authors, the Kit offers a wealth of references, techniques and practical advice in the following 6 books: - Building Your Academic Career ... more...