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The essential college professor : a practical guide to an academic career

Author: Jeffrey L Buller
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2010] © 2010.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The Essential College Professor explores college professors' responsibilities in terms of teaching, scholarship, and service. Based on faculty development workshops, this guidebook provides short  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey L Buller
ISBN: 9780470373736 0470373733
OCLC Number: 401167213
Description: xv, 409 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. The College Professor's Career: Applying for a faculty position ; Interviewing for a faculty position ; What kind of professor are you? ; Career planning for college professors ; The tenure and promotion process ; Special challenges for junior faculty ; Special challenges for midcareer faculty ; Special challenges for senior faculty ; Taking the next step in your career --
Part II. The College Professor as Teacher: Assessing student learning ; Writing an effective course syllabus ; Developing creative course materials ; Teaching small classes ; Teaching large classes ; Teaching one-on-one ; Teaching with technology ; Reducing grade anxiety ; Promoting student engagement ; Addressing academic misconduct ; Maintaining appropriate faculty-student relations ; Dealing with student problems and problem students ; Taking the next step in your teaching --
Part III. The College Professor as Scholar: Writing a grant proposal ; Writing a book proposal ; Overcoming research block ; Balancing scholarship with other duties ; Seeking and providing peer support for scholarship ; Alternative forms of scholarship ; Taking the next step in your scholarship --
Part IV: The College Professor as Citizen: Service reconsidered ; Creating an effective curriculum vitae ; Seeking leadership positions ; Serving on committees ; Serving as an academic advisor ; Serving as a mentor ; Handling conflict with a supervisor ; Handling conflict with colleagues ; The faculty member as fundraiser ; Exploring the possibility of administrative work ; Taking the next step in your service.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Other Titles: Practical guide to an academic career
Guide to an academic career
Responsibility: Jeffrey L. Buller.

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