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Advice for new faculty members : nihil nimus

Author: Robert Boice
Publisher: Boston, Mass : Allyn and Bacon, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 14th printingView all editions and formats
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"Advice for New Faculty Members: 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, based on  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Boice
ISBN: 0205281591 9780205281596
OCLC Number: 886701186
Description: 319 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface. Introduction: Why New Professors Need Timely Advice. 1.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. 2.Write in Mindful Ways. Rationale for a Mindful Approach to Writing. 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. A Summary of Chapter 2 and its Mindful Ways of Writing. 3.Socialize and Serve with Compassion. Introduction: Why Compassion Is Ultimately Important. Learn about Academic Culture, Early, Patiently. Let Others Do Some of Your Work. Combine Self-Service with Service for Others. General Summary: Catalog Sujmary of Nihil Nimus Rules. Sources. Appendix: Readings by the Numbers.
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