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Being a teacher in higher education

Author: Peter Knight; Society for Research into Higher Education.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is a book about doing teaching and being a teacher: about reducing the likelihood of burn-out and improving the chances of getting the psychic rewards that make teaching fulfilling. It is an optimistic book for teachers in universities, many of whom feel that opportunities for professional fulfilment are becoming frozen."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Knight; Society for Research into Higher Education.
ISBN: 0335209300 9780335209309 0335209319 9780335209316
OCLC Number: 223224067
Description: viii, 245 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. People, times and places --
1. Being at work in higher education --
2. Learning teachers, learning students --
3. Being a new teacher --
4. Feeling motivated --
5. Maintaining teaching vitality --
6. Part-time teaching --
pt. 2. Teaching practices --
7. Instruction --
8. Learning tasks --
9. Creating feedback --
10. Designing for learning --
11. Getting good evaluations --
pt. 3. Times of change --
12. Change, experiencing change and making change happen --
13. Managing your career --
14. Being a teacher in higher education --
The Society for Research into Higher Education.
Responsibility: Peter T. Knight.
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