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Effective Academic A Handbook for Enhanced Academic Practice

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ISBN-10: 0749435704

ISBN-13: 9780749435707

Edition: 2001

Authors: Heather Fry, Steve Ketteridge, Stephanie Mashall

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This book offers discussion, advice, expert opinion and case studies of best practice, covering the various parts of academic practice that are associated with career progression and promotion.
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Book details

List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/26/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Heather Fry is Director (Education and Participation) at the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).  Prior to joining HEFCE in 2008 she worked at universities in England and overseas, including at Imperial College London, and the Institute of Education and Barts and London Medical and Dental School, both University of London.  She also worked for many years as education faculty at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.  She has taught and researched in a number of areas, including being joint founder and co-director of the UK�s first master�s in Surgical Education at Imperial, with Roger Kneebone. Her expertise is in the policy of higher and professional education…    

List of Contributors
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Introduction
The Turbulent Environment
Introduction to The Turbulent Environment
The International Context for UK Higher Education
The Impact of National Developments on Institutional Practice
The Student Experience
Running the Business
Introduction to Running the Business
Strategic and Operational Planning
The Ethical Manager: Working With and Through Colleagues
Managing the Human Resource Function
Creating Intellectual Wealth
Introduction to Creating Intellectual Wealth
Managing Postgraduate Research Degrees
Managing High-Impact Research Groups
Developing a Strategic Culture for Research
At the Digital Chalk-Face
Introduction to At the Digital Chalk-Face
Revitalizing and Renewing the Curriculum
Learning from Quality Assessment
Teaching for Diversity and Retention: The Example of Students with Disabilities
Harnessing Information Technology for Learning
The Harsh Reality
Introduction to The Harsh Reality
Career-Long Competence: Unattainable Ideal or Professional Requirement?
Making Choices: Routes to Success
Index