My own working-class background didn't present me with models of how to ask for funding, especially when I was new to the academy and my colleagues were the ...
Author: Jennifer Sinor
A set of creative writers here responds to the call for literature that addresses who we are by understanding where we are—where, for each of them, being somehow part of the academy. Their personal essays delineate the diverse, sometimes unexpected roles of place in shaping them, as writers and teachers in varied environments, through unique experiences and distinctive worldviews—in reconfiguring their conjunctions of identity and setting, here, there, everywhere, and in between. Offering creative comments on place, identity, and academic work are authors Charles Bergman, Mary Clearman Blew, Jayne Brim Box, Jeffrey M. Buchanan, Norma Elia Cantú, Katherine Fischer, Kathryn T. Flannery, Diana Garcia, Janice M. Gould, Seán W. Henne, Rona Kaufman, Deborah A. Miranda, Erin E. Moore, Kathleen Dean Moore, Robert Michael Pyle, Jennifer Sinor, Scott Slovic, Michael Sowder, Lee Torda, Charles Waugh, and Mitsuye Yamada.
Given its high utility, our vocabulary merits broader dissemination across the academy. Our using it helps the narrative teaching observation make the how ...
Author: Linda B. Nilson
The development of students is a fundamental purpose of higher education and requires for its success effective advising, teaching, leadership, and management. Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) fosters human development in higher education through faculty, instructional, and organizational development. A smart mix of big-picture themes, national developments, and examples of effective faculty development initiatives from a variety of schools, To Improve the Academy offers examples and resources for the enrichment of all educational developers. This annual volume incorporates all the latest need-to-know information for faculty developers and administrators.
Asian Women Scholars in Higher Education Guofang Li, Gulbahar H. Beckett. V "STRANGERS" OF THE ACADEMY.
Author: Guofang Li
Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
Publisher description: The contributors to this book include first and second generation immigrants who are teachers and researchers in higher education and who come from a wide range of Asian nations and backgrounds. Research and personal narratives explore language, culture, academic discourses, gender, class, generation, and race.