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The academic's handbook

Author: A Leigh DeNeef; Craufurd D W Goodwin
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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This revised and expanded third edition of the popular "Academic's Handbook" is an essential guide for those planning or beginning an academic career. Faculty members, administrators, and professionals with experience at all levels of higher education offer candid, practical advice to help beginning academics understand matters including: the different kinds of institutions of higher learning and expectations of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Leigh DeNeef; Craufurd D W Goodwin
ISBN: 0822338831 9780822338833 0822338742 9780822338741
OCLC Number: 70167689
Notes: Previous edition: 1995.
Description: viii, 407 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface to the third edition --
Loving the academic's vocation, institutions and all: a retrospective appreciation of the colloquium on The academic's handbook / L. Gregory Jones --
Faculty in the variety of American colleges and universities / Jerry G. Gaff --
Small is--
different: a guide for newcomers to small colleges / Samuel Schuman --
The morality of teaching / Stanley M. Hauerwars --
Women in academia (with updated afterword) / Emily Toth --
Minority faculty in [mainstream white] academia / Nellie Y. McKay --
Fads and fashions on campus: interdisciplinarity and internationalization / Craufurd D. Goodwin --
Free speech and academic freedom / Ronald R. Butters --
Anticipating and avoiding misperceptions of harassment / Judith S. White --
The responsible conduct of academic research / P. Aarne Vesilind --
On getting a job / Henry M. Wilbur --
The job market: an overview / Sudhir Shetty --
Off-track vetting / John G. Cross and Edie N. Goldenberg --
The tenure system / Matthew W. Finkin --
Some tips on getting tenure / Craufurd D. Goodwin --
Academic salaries and benefits / A. Leigh DeNeef --
The nuts and bolts of running a lecture course / Norman L. Christensen --
Why I teach by discussion / Anne Firor Scott --
New faculty members and advising / Elizabeth Studley Nathans --
Some thoughts on faculty mentoring / A. Leigh DeNeef --
Considering the impact of technology in teaching and learning / Patrick M. Murphy --
Corporate relations and foundation fundraising / Beth A. Eastlick and Zachary B. Robbins --
Securing funding from federal sources / Judith K. Argon --
New academics and the quest for private funds / Fred E. Crossland --
On writing scholarly articles / Louis J. Budd --
Publishing in science / Boyd R. Strain --
Academic book publishing / Cathy N. Davidson and Ken Wissoker --
The modern research library / Deborah L. Jakubs and Paul L. Conway --
University governance and autonomy: who decides what in the university / A. Kenneth Pye --
The role of the department in the groves of academia / Joel Colton --
The academic community / Philip Stewart.
Responsibility: edited by A. Leigh DeNeef and Craufurd D. Goodwin.
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