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The Academic Career Handbook

The Academic Career Handbook (ISBN10: 0335198279; ISBN13: 9780335198276)
ISBN13: 978-0335198276
ISBN10: 0335198279

Summary: Are you:* planning a career in higher education?* an academic whose career could and should develop?* wondering how you can realize your potential across institutions, departments and disciplines?* looking for a career strategy?Then this timely book has been written for you.Designed for those working, or hoping to work, within the higher education system, this handbook will also be of value to those in more established positions who want to develop their own careers or want to support younger co
lleagues.With an emphasis on supporting staff development, this timely handbook offers guidance on the craft of performing five key tasks - networking, teaching, researching, writing and managing. Additionally, issues such as getting published, networking, obtaining research funding, principles of teaching and assessment, and seeking promotion are discussed.The handbook is designed to be accessible, illuminating and entertaining, with useful advice and critical viewpoints juxtaposed. So if you want a successfully planned career instead of just 'letting it happen', then this handbook's for you.
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Summary: Are you:* planning a career in higher education?* an academic whose career could and should develop?* wondering how you can realize your potential across institutions, departments and disciplines?* looking for a career strategy?Then this timely book has been written for you.Designed for those working, or hoping to work, within the higher education system, this handbook will also be of value to those in more established positions who want to develop their own careers or want to support younger colleagues.With an emphasis on supporting staff development, this timely handbook offers guidance on the craft of performing five key tasks - networking, teaching, researching, writing and managing. Additionally, issues such as getting published, networking, obtaining research funding, principles of teaching and assessment, and seeking promotion are discussed.The handbook is designed to be accessible, illuminating and entertaining, with useful advice and critical viewpoints juxtaposed. So if you want a successfully planned career instead of just 'letting it happen', then this handbook's for you....show less

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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Year Published: 1998
International: No



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