Surviving Your Academic Job Hunt: Advice for Humanities PhDS

Surviving Your Academic Job Hunt: Advice for Humanities PhDS

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ISBN Code : 9781403967299
Book Author : Kathryn Hume
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Total Pages : 202

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This book shows job hunters how to train themselves to succeed in the humanities job market. They can study examples of the documents and work up answers to the questions posed in phone, conference, and campus interviews. They will also learn about bargaining for items such as subsidies, databases, and start-up packages. The book can be used by department job officers to t

Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

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ISBN Code : 9781469630168
Book Author : Patricia A Matthew
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Total Pages : 195

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The academy may claim to seek and value diversity in its professoriate, but reports from faculty of color around the country make clear that departments and administrators discriminate in ways that range from unintentional to malignant. Stories abound of scholars--despite impressive records of publication, excellent teaching evaluations, and exemplary service to their univ

Creative Writing in the Digital Age: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy

Creative Writing in the Digital Age: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy

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ISBN Code : 9781472574084
Book Author : Michael Dean Clark
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Total Pages : 498

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Creative Writing in the Digital Age explores the vast array of opportunities that technology provides the Creative Writing teacher, ranging from effective online workshop models to methods that blur the boundaries of genre. From social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook to more advanced software like Inform 7, the book investigates the benefits and potential challeng

A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education

A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education

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Book Author : Samuel Levin
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Total Pages : 425

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A School of Our Own tells the remarkable story of the Independent Project, the first student-run high school in America. Founder Samuel Levin, a high school junior who had already achieved international fame for creating Project Sprout�the first farm-to-school lunch program in the United States�was frustrated with his own education and saw disaffection among his peers. In

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