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    Navigating the Path to Industry: A Hiring Manager's Advice for Academics Looking for a Job in Industry

    Finding a job is hard. Running a non-academic job search when all of your previous experience is in academia is even harder. This book won’t make it easy (unfortunately, nothing can do that), but it will help you learn to run a successful job search and... Check price on Amazon

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    "So What Are You Going to Do with That?": Finding Careers Outside Academia, Third Edition

    Graduate schools churn out tens of thousands of PhDs and MAs every year. Yet more than half of all college courses are taught by adjunct faculty, which means that the chances of an academic landing a tenure-track job seem only to shrink as student loan ...

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    Leaving Academia: A Practical Guide (Skills for Scholars)

    An indispensable guide for grad students and academics who want to find fulfilling careers outside higher educationAn estimated ninety-three percent of graduate students in the humanities and social sciences won’t get a tenure-track job, yet many still ...

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    Building a Career Outside Academia: A Guide for Doctoral Students in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

    After years of hard work and many long hours, you’ve finally finished your dissertation and earned your doctorate. You have persevered through many challenges, but there is still one dilemma that lays before you: What will you do with your degree?   Whi...

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    A Field Guide to Grad School: Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum (Skills for Scholars)

    An essential handbook to the unwritten and often unspoken knowledge and skills you need to succeed in grad schoolSome of the most important things you need to know in order to succeed in graduate school―like how to choose a good advisor, how to get fund...

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    Mapping Your Academic Career: Charting the Course of a Professor's Life

    Nijay Gupta's Best Academic NT Books of 2015, Honorable Mention, AcademiaYou're finishing your first year of teaching. It's been exciting and gratifying, but there've been some wobbly episodes too. How will you carve out a space to flourish? You're feel...

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    How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing (2018 New Edition)

    All academics need to write, but many struggle to finish their dissertations, articles, books, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule. How can we write it all while still having a life?  ...

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    Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write

    From the author of Stylish Academic Writing comes an essential new guide for writers aspiring to become more productive and take greater pleasure in their craft. Helen Sword interviewed one hundred academics worldwide about their writing background and ...

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    The Resilient Sector Revisited

    Nonprofit America is one of the least understood segments of national life, yet also one of the most crucial. Author Lester Salamon, who pioneered the empirical study of the nonprofit sector in the United States, provides a wealth of new data to paint a...

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    Character Formation in Online Education: A Guide for Instructors, Administrators, and Accrediting Agencies

    The unfortunate reputation of online education today is one of little or no effort on the professor's part and little or no learning on the student's part. A missing element in much online education is the kind of mutual engagement between student and i...

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    Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning

    Employ cognitive theory in the classroom every day Research into how we learn has opened the door for utilizing cognitive theory to facilitate better student learning. But that's easier said than done. Many books about cognitive theory introduce radical...

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    Grad School Essentials: A Crash Course in Scholarly Skills

    What’s the hardest part of grad school? It’s not simply that the workload is heavy and the demands are high. It’s that too many students lack efficient methods to let them do their best. Professor Zachary Shore aims to change this. With humorous, lively...

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    Mapping Out Curriculum in Your Church: Cartography for Christian Pilgrims

    This new book from top Christian education professionals integrates biblical foundations, educational theory, and practical insights into a new curriculum formation approach for the local church. Uniquely identifying curriculum as a means of ministry th...

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    Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

    To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick tur...

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    Writing in Political Science: A Brief Guide (Short Guides to Writing in the Disciplines)

    Writing in Political Science: A Brief Guide applies the key concepts of rhetoric and composition--audience, purpose, genre, and credibility--to examples based in political science. It is part of a series of brief, discipline-specific writing guides from...

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    The Art of Relevance

    What do the London Science Museum, California Shakespeare Theater, and ShaNaNa have in common? They are all fighting for relevance in an often indifferent world. The Art of Relevance is your guide to mattering more to more people. You’ll find inspiring ...

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    A PhD Is Not Enough!: A Guide to Survival in Science

    Everything you ever need to know about making it as a scientist. Despite your graduate education, brainpower, and technical prowess, your career in scientific research is far from assured. Permanent positions are scarce, science survival is rarely part ...

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    Succeeding Outside the Academy: Career Paths beyond the Humanities, Social Sciences, and STEM

    Not every PhD becomes a professor. Some never want to, but others discover—too late and ill-prepared to look elsewhere—that there’s precious little room in today's ivory tower, and what's there might not be a good fit. For those leaving academia, or wan...

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    Putting the Humanities PhD to Work: Thriving in and beyond the Classroom

    In Putting the Humanities PhD to Work Katina L. Rogers grounds practical career advice in a nuanced consideration of the current landscape of the academic workforce. Drawing on surveys, interviews, and personal experience, Rogers explores the evolving r...

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    Transforming Theological Education: A Practical Handbook for Integrative Learning (ICETE Series)

    For several decades concern has been expressed about the need for greater integration and contextual significance in the curricular design of theological education. In addition there has been a growing awareness of the role theological schools should pl...

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    Teaching Cross-Culturally: An Incarnational Model for Learning and Teaching (Baker Commentary on the Old Te)

    Teaching Cross-Culturally is a challenging consideration of what it means to be a Christian educator in a culture other than your own. Chapters include discussions about how to uncover cultural biases, how to address intelligence and learning styles, an...

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    The History of Theological Education

    Theological education has always been vital to the Church’s life and mission; yet today it is in crisis, lacking focus, direction, but also resources and even students. In the early Church, there is no doubt that to lead worship one had to be able to re...

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    Teaching the World: Foundations for Online Theological Education

    More and more seminaries, Christian universities, and Bible colleges are opting to train future ministers and missionaries online.What happens when the movement toward online education is shaped by pragmatic or financial concerns instead of Scripture an...

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    The Writing Workshop: Write More, Write Better, Be Happier in Academia

    Research is all about writing, but most PhD programs don't teach students how to produce the writing needed to get a PhD, publish research, or win fellowships and grants. Plus, the academic environment can feel as cold and harsh as the South Pole. But j...

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    Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses

    "Dee Fink challenges our conventional assumptions and practices and offers an insightful approach to expanding our learning goals, making higher education more meaningful. This is a gem of a book that every college teacher should read." ―Ken Bain, autho...

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    Excellent Online Teaching: Effective Strategies For A Successful Semester Online

    Drawing on nearly a decade of teaching online, and many years working as a technical adviser and faculty developer in higher education, author Aaron Johnson will walk you through sixteen distinct characteristics of excellent online teaching.What you'll ...

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    Theories of International Politics and Zombies: Revived Edition

    What would happen to international politics if the dead rose from the grave and started to eat the living? Daniel Drezner's groundbreaking book answers the question that other international relations scholars have been too scared to ask. Addressing time...

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    Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science

    For decades, top scientists in colleges and universities pursued a clear path to success: enroll in a prestigious graduate program, conduct research, publish papers, complete the PhD, pursue postdoctoral work. With perseverance and a bit of luck, a tenu...

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    Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers

    A growing number of peoplecompleting or holding graduate degrees now seek non-faculty positions―alsocalled alternative academic, or “alt-ac” positions―at different stages in theircareers. While an increasing number of people with doctoral degrees are hu...

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    Doctoring: Building a Life With a PhD

    So, the tenure-track job isn’t there and you need to leave academia and do something with that PhD. How hard could it be? All you have to do is: 1. Stop feeling worthless, 2. Get over the pain of losing your academic identity, 3. Start from scratch in a...

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    The New PhD: How to Build a Better Graduate Education

    This book examines the failed graduate school reforms of the past and presents a plan for a practical and sustainable PhD.For too many students, today's PhD is a bridge to nowhere. Imagine an entering cohort of eight doctoral students. By current statis...

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    The Course Syllabus: A Learning-Centered Approach

    When it was first published in 1997, The Course Syllabus became the gold standard reference for both new and experienced college faculty. Like the first edition, this book is based on a learner-centered approach. Because faculty members are now deeply c...

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    Academia Next: The Futures of Higher Education

    How will current trends transform American higher education over the course of the next twenty years?The outlook for the future of colleges and universities is uncertain. Financial stresses, changing student populations, and rapidly developing technolog...

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    Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice

    Praise for Maryellen Weimer's Inspired College Teaching "The thoughtfulness, personalization, and consideration Maryellen Weimer demonstrates in discussing the experience of faculty members, her ability to identify issues that are shared and solvable, a...

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    Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology

    From wired campuses to smart classrooms to massive open online courses (MOOCs), digital technology is now firmly embedded in higher education. But the dizzying pace of innovation, combined with a dearth of evidence on the effectiveness of new tools and ...

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    Open: The Progressive Case for Free Trade, Immigration, and Global Capital

    “I wish every Democratic candidate would read this book. It is a highly intelligent, fact-based defense of the virtues of an open, competitive economy and society.”―Fareed Zakaria, CNNWith the winds of trade war blowing as they have not done in decades,...

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