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Advice for new faculty members : nihil nimus

Author: Robert Boice
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2000.
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Nihil nimus is a guide to the start of a successful academic career. As its title suggests (nothing in excess), it advocates moderation in ways of working.--From publisher description
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boice, Robert.
Advice for new faculty members.
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2000
(OCoLC)735333340
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Boice
ISBN: 0205281591 9780205281596 2900205281595
OCLC Number: 42643326
Description: xiv, 319 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Why new professors need timely advice --
Moderate work at teaching. Wait ; Begin before feeling ready ; Prepare and present in brief, regular sessions ; Stop ; Moderate overattachment and overreaction ; Moderate negative thinking and strong emotions ; Let others do some of the work ; Moderate classroom incivilities ; Summary and extension of the nihil nimus approach to teaching --
Write in mindful ways. Wait ; Begin writing early (before feeling ready) ; Work with constancy and moderation ; Stop ; Work with balance ; Let go of negative thoughts ; Moderate emotions ; Moderate attachments ; Let others do some of the work ; Limit wasted effort ; Summary and extension of the mindful ways of writing --
Socialize and serve with compassion. Learn about academic culture early, patiently ; Let others do some of the work ; Combine self-service with service for others.
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