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Life on the tenure track : lessons from the first year

Author: James M Lang
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2005.
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"Lang narrates the story of his first year on the tenure track with wit and wisdom, detailing his moments of confusion, frustration, even elation - in the classroom, at his writing desk, during his office hours, in departmental meetings - as well as his insights into the lives and working conditions of faculty in higher education today. Life on the Tenure Track will delight and enlighten faculty, graduate students,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lang, James M.
Life on the tenure track.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607170077
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James M Lang
ISBN: 0801881021 9780801881022 080188103X 9780801881039
OCLC Number: 56560701
Description: xiv, 186 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: Before (and After) the Beginning --
August, beginning --
September, teaching --
October, writing --
November, serving --
December, grading --
January (and a little bit of February), hiring --
February, living --
March, (student) relating --
April, figuring it out, parts one and two --
May, housecleaning --
June, settling in (or just settling?) --
July, affirming --
August redux, beginning again.
Responsibility: James M. Lang.
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Lang is a wonderfully engaging writer... he's obviously deeply committed to the craft of teaching and the craft of writing. -- Dr. Erica Dreifus Adjunct Advocate 2005 Faculty at all levels will Read more...

 
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