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The Effective Academic

Author : Heather Fry
ISBN : 9781135383251
Genre : Education
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Offers discussion, advice, expert opinion and case studies of best practice, covering the various parts of academic practice that are associated with career progression and promotion. The book is particularly aimed at education professionals aspiring to develop leadership responsibilities.

Enhancing Teaching In Higher Education

Author : Peter Hartley
ISBN : 0415335299
Genre : Education
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"Enhancing Teaching in Higher Education addresses major issues for learning and teaching in higher education today and will be a reliable source of advice and ideas for new and experienced lecturers wanting to improve their students' learning."--Jacket.

A Handbook For Teaching And Learning In Higher Education

Author : Heather Fry
ISBN : 9781317650218
Genre : Education
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This entirely new edition of a very successful book focuses on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching. It is built on the premise that the roles of those who teach in higher education are complex and multi-faceted. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research, scholarship, and academic management. The new edition reflects and responds to the rapidly changing context of higher education and to current understanding of how to best support student learning. Drawing together a large number of expert authors, it continues to feature extensive use of case studies that show how successful teachers have implemented these ideas. It includes key topics such as student engagement and motivation, internationalisation, employability, inclusive strategies for teaching, effective use of technology and issues relating to postgraduate students and student retention. Part 1 explores a number of aspects of the context of UK higher education that affect the education of students, looking at the drivers of institutional behaviours and how to achieve success as a university teacher. Part 2 examines learning, teaching and supervising in higher education and includes chapters on working with diversity, encouraging independent learning and learning gain. Part 3 considers approaches to teaching and learning in different disciplines, covering a full range including arts and humanities, social sciences, experimental sciences through to medicine and dentistry. Written to support the excellence in teaching and learning design required to bring about student learning of the highest quality, this will be essential reading for all new lecturers, particularly anyone taking an accredited course in teaching and learning in higher education, as well as those experienced lecturers who wish to improve their teaching practice. Those working in adult learning and educational development will also find the book to be a particularly useful resource. In addition it will appeal to staff who support learning and teaching in various other roles.

The New Academic A Strategic Handbook

Author : Debowski, Shelda
ISBN : 9780335245352
Genre : Education
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This handbook gives a comprehensive overview of academic work, from the starting point of seeking employment to moving into leadership roles. In today's competitive academic environment, you need to be able to operate strategically as a teacher, researcher and leader to establish yourself and progress. This book shows you how to take ownership of your career, build a strong support base and integrate regular evaluative and reflective practices to monitor the success of your career strategy.

The Handbook Of Academic Writing

Author : Rowena Murray
ISBN : 9780335230075
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 70. 74 MB
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The Handbook of Academic Writing offers practical advice to busy academics who want, and are often required, to integrate writing into their working lives. It defines what academic writing is, and the process of getting started through to completion, covering topics such as: Gaining momentum Reviewing and revising Self-discipline Writing regularly Writers' groups and retreats Academic writing is one of the most demanding tasks that all academics and researchers face. In some disciplines there is guidance on what is needed to be productive, successful writers; but in other disciplines there is no training, support or mentoring of any kind. This book helps those in both groups not only to improve their writing skills and strategies, but, equally importantly, to find satisfaction in engaging in regular and productive writing. Underpinned by a diverse range of literature, this book addresses the different dimensions of writing. The fresh approach that Murray and Moore explore in this book includes developing rhetorical knowledge, focusing on writing behaviours and understanding writing contexts. This book will help writers in academic contexts to develop a productive writing strategy, not only for research monitoring exercises, but also for the long term.

Reflective Practice For Social Workers

Author : Linda Bruce
ISBN : 9780335244096
Genre : Education
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Reflective practice is at the heart of becoming a competent and confident social work professional. This book demystifies the reflective process and provides a straight forward knowledge base to enhance professional development.

Nacada Journal

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ISBN : UVA:X006162332
Genre : Counseling in higher education
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Bibliographic Guide To Education

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ISBN : 0783898053
Genre : Reference
File Size : 28. 5 MB
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... lists publications cataloged by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by ... The Research Libraries of The New York Publica Library.

Academic Quality Handbook Rb

Author : Patrick Mcghee
ISBN : 9781135726416
Genre : Education
File Size : 75. 63 MB
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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Academic Advising

Author : Virginia N. Gordon
ISBN : 1118045513
Genre : Education
File Size : 83. 13 MB
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One of the challenges in higher education is helping students to achieve academic success while ensuring their personal and vocational needs are fulfilled. In this updated edition more than thirty experts offer their knowledge in what has become the most comprehensive, classic reference on academic advising. They explore the critical aspects of academic advising and provide insights for full-time advisors, counselors, and those who oversee student advising or have daily contact with advisors and students. New chapters on advising administration and collaboration with other campus services A new section on perspectives on advising including those of CEOs, CAOs (chief academic officers), and CSAOs (chief student affairs officers) More emphasis on two-year colleges and the importance of research to the future of academic advising New case studies demonstrate how advising practices have been put to use.

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