ISBN-10:
0230600026
ISBN-13:
9780230600027
Pub. Date:
09/18/2007
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
New Faculty: A Practical Guide for Academic Beginners / Edition 2

New Faculty: A Practical Guide for Academic Beginners / Edition 2

by Christopher J. Lucas, John W. Murry

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New Faculty: A Practical Guide for Academic Beginners / Edition 2

Successfully launching an academic career in the challenging environment of higher education today is apt to require more explicit preparation than what is typically afforded in graduate school. This fully revised edition of New Faculty offers a useful compendium of "survival" advice for the faculty newcomer on a variety of subjects: practical tips on classroom teaching, student performance evaluation, detailed advice on grant-writing, student advising, professional service, publishing. This lively guidebook is informative and thought provoking for both the novice and experienced alike.

About the Author:
Christopher J. Lucas is Professor of Education Foundations and Policy Studies, College of Education and Health Professions, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

About the Author:
John W. Murry, Jr. is Associate Professor of Higher Education and Associate Dean for Administration, College of Education and Health Professions, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230600027
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 09/18/2007
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.53(w) x 8.31(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

John W. Murry, Jr., is Associate Professor of Higher Education and Associate Dean for Research, Graduate Studies and Faculty Development, College of Education and Health Professions, at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville, USA.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
About the Authors     ix
Preface     xi
Preliminary Considerations
Institutional Environment and the Academic Community     3
Faculty Mentoring     21
Faculty Work Activities
Teaching: Lectures and Discussion     39
Active Learning and Other Instructional Management Issues     71
Advising Students     105
Getting Published     129
The Art of Grantsmanship     163
Faculty Service     183
Legal Issues and the Professorate     205
Concluding Considerations
Further Thoughts     231
Notes     257
Index     277

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