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Confronting Diversity Issues On Campus

Author : Benjamin Bowser
ISBN : 9780803952164
Genre : Education
File Size : 36. 8 MB
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The authors of this volume discuss diversity issues such as admission policies and the role of ethnic studies departments, then suggest strategies for dealing with questions of racism, diversity and intercultural communication. Suggestions range from ways to improve intercultural interpersonal skills through to the broad structural changes needed if a university is to embrace its diverse population.

Challenging Racism In Higher Education

Author : Mark Chesler
ISBN : 9780742572836
Genre : Education
File Size : 70. 4 MB
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This book analyzes the historic and current state of institutionalized racial privileges and discrimination in higher education, using an organizational framework. It then provides and critiques examples of innovative efforts that seek to challenge and alter these socially unjust patterns of teaching, learning, leading, and living together.

Successful Publishing In Scholarly Journals

Author : Bruce Thyer
ISBN : 0803948379
Genre : Education
File Size : 74. 4 MB
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Offering an insider's view of the subject, this practical guide demystifies the process of publishing in scholarly journals. The author explains how to increase the chances of having articles accepted, how to market published articles and how to achieve a consistent level of productive publishing.

Improving Writing Skills

Author : Arthur Asa Berger
ISBN : 9781452254395
Genre : Education
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This brief, practical guide illustrates the most common kinds of business correspondence that a university professor is required to produce and offers useful advice to make these communications as effective as possible. The author also offers general suggestions on effective writing, including brainstorming and collaborating, persuasion, outlining and revising, and designing documents.

Planning A Successful Conference

Author : Cynthia Winter
ISBN : 9781452255088
Genre : Education
File Size : 37. 60 MB
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This useful guide demystifies the conference process. The author, a professional meetings planner with 25 years experience, addresses all aspects of conference planning including: programme planning; budgeting; finding a location; advertising; and finding speakers and entertainment.

Coping With Faculty Stress

Author : Walter H. Gmelch
ISBN : 9781452253886
Genre : Education
File Size : 40. 74 MB
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This useful book outlines the chief forms and major causes of academic stress. Practical advice shows how to distinguish negative from positive stress and how to deal with negative stressors in life and at work. The book includes exercises to help the academic understand how stress affects him or her, as well as forms to help design programmes for coping with stress.

Tips For Improving Testing And Grading

Author : John C. Ory
ISBN : 9781452253909
Genre : Education
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Using detailed examples, checklists and exercises, the authors show how to develop, use and grade classroom examinations. They provide a thorough, step-by-step discussion of general testing and grading issues, including: deciding on the content of an exam; assessing difficulty levels; writing different kinds of test items; scoring different test items; evaluating different subject areas; helping students review for an exam; and developing grading methods and strategies.

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ISBN : UOM:39015023729372
Genre : Education
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Collective Bargaining In Higher Education And The Professions

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924091506596
Genre : Collective bargaining
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Convention Survival Techniques

Author : Louis R. Franzini
ISBN : 0803974140
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 83. 71 MB
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Why should you bother to attend your disciplinesÆ professional conventions? Convention Survival Techniques addresses the apprehensions that prevent students and professionals from attending meetings while suggesting strategies for maximizing the experience from learning what is happening in your field to meeting professional and social goals. Written with humor and warmth, the authors address such issues as mastering the convention program, convention session etiquette, expanding your professional network from peers to publishers, strategies for traveling within a budget, and successful poster and paper presentations. You will not only learn how to "survive" conventions, but to thrive at them.

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