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Academic Life: A Handbook for New Academics, An

Imprint: Camberwell, Vic.; ACER Press; 2010Extent: xii, 193 p.ISBN: 9780864319081Publication Type: MonographSubjects: Education; Higher education

Database: Humanities & Social Sciences Collection

Abstract: 'An Academic Life' assists in the process of orienting new academics to the nature of academic life, particularly greater accountability in all aspects of academic life, growth in the numbers of academic staff, and increasing demands and expectations from the growing student population. This title addresses the key areas of academic work: teaching and learning; research, research training and publication; administration and community service; and the social and cultural aspects of academic life.

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Academic Life: A Handbook for New Academics, An

Cantwell, Robert H; Scevak, Jill

    Preliminary Material
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    Foreword

    Denholm, Carey; Cantwell, Robert H; Scevak, Jill

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      About the Editors

      Cantwell, Robert H; Scevak, Jill

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        Authors

        Cantwell, Robert H; Scevak, Jill

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          Some Introductory Thoughts

          Cantwell, Robert H; Scevak, Jill

            Section 1 : Stories of New Academics
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            Learning How to be an Academic - The Story of a New Academic in the Sciences

            Skropeta, Danielle; Cantwell, Robert H; Scevak, Jill

              Section 2 : Teaching and Learning
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              Teaching and Learning in a Laboratory Setting

              Schmid, Siegbert R; Read, Justin

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                Teaching within Diversity

                Burridge, Nina; Walker, Richard

                  Section 3 : Research and Research Training
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                  Preparing for a Career as a Researcher

                  Bourke, Sid; Holbrook, Allyson

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                    Writing for Publication

                    Green, Pamela J; Bowden, John A

                      Section 4 : Administration and Community Service
                      Section 5 : Academic Workplace
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                      Academic Life: An Interpersonal Dimension

                      Goodman-Delahunty, Jane; Walker, Ben

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                        Lifeline for Emerging Academics

                        Garbett, Dawn; Tynan, Belinda