The Art and Politics of College Teaching

The Art and Politics of College Teaching

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In their programs, doctoral students learn their academic discipline. Less frequently are they taught how to be professors. New professors may have little if any knowledge about the different sorts of academic institutions in which they might obtain positions, the steps to be taken to secure a good job and be successful in it, and the legal and ethical dimensions of college teaching. This book offers graduate students and new professors some practical advice about how to negotiate their way through these often complicated issues. The book is written in essay style and presents the candid views of a number of new and experienced faculty members and administrators from across the United States.harness that energy, to dictate change for the college, the university, and their faculties. ... We wrote our Part II essays with the intent of offering the newcomer or prospective newcomer some realistic advice on these crucial steps and problems anbsp;...

Title:The Art and Politics of College Teaching
Author:Karl D. Hostetler, Robert McLaran Sawyer, Keith W. Prichard
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2001-01-01


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