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The New Professor's Handbook: For College Professors, Adjuncts and Teaching Assistants
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
The "New Professor's Handbook" is for aspiring and new professors. I wrote this book because I didn’t have anyone share with me what it was like to be a new professor. I didn’t know what to take advantage of, what to look out for and what to avoid at all costs. If I would have had someone be ‘frank’ with me I could have enjoyed the experience a lot more and avoided a lot of pitfalls.
Be a Successful Student
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life
Be a Successful Student is a short self-learning publication which is full of exercises and advice to help students through those first critical semesters that make all the difference –the difference between success and failure.The publication does this by giving students practical tips and tools for creating a positive mindset and developing new habits for a new life and study methods.
Pursuit of Prestige
Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This dissertation (2002) examines Montana State University's research activity and its effects on graduate education just prior to the university's being recognized as a Tier I Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The study found that prominent research faculty at MSU place a high priority on the university's educational mission.
Jacob’s Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
An acclaimed U.S. professor of history finds his roots in a personal journey through Israel--and through assimilated America, academia, baseball, and family--headlong into deep tensions about country, culture, identity and religion. Worried about the commitment of Jews to their heritage, Auerbach (renowned author of Unequal Justice) shares his story and musings with insight, irony, and intensity.
Pop Psychology: The psychology of pop culture and everyday life!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Pop Psychology explores 20+ psychology and mass media theories and includes a heavy dose of pop culture, storytelling and humor to keep you entertained throughout. From the mind of Bakari Akil II, Ph.D. who blogs for Psychology Today and is an Assistant Professor in Communication when he's not writing, researching or conducting off the wall studies.
The Trial of Frankenstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Screenplays » Crime
The reader sits in the jury box and is asked to examine the question: Should there be limits to scientific inquiry? Whether it is cloning, genetic research or crossing species to create new life, who decides whether we should go down this path? In a modern context, the author puts Shelly's Frankenstein on trial. But this is also a trial of Science itself.