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In this book we ask: What does a career in academia mean nowadays? For
instance, What do PhDs, post-docs and new academics think it means to • have a
'career' in academia? Is 'career' a meaningful term? What are their perceptions of
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Author: Lynn McAlpine

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9780230365094

Category: Education

Page: 224

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This book draws on research in Australia, Canada, UK, and US into the experiences of doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers and new academics. Each chapter develops research-informed implications for policy and practice to support developing academics, and concludes with commentaries by early career academics, developers and administrators.
2010-10-14 By Lynn McAlpine

Central to the socialization process is the opportunity for those who aspire to the
faculty role to consider what it means ... How does academic identity relate to
one's disciplinary affiliation or the kind of institution or appointment that one holds
?

Author: Joseph C. Hermanowicz

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9781421402543

Category: Education

Page: 392

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A comprehensive analysis of the significant questions facing this crucial profession, The American Academic Profession will be welcomed by students and scholars as well as by administrators and policy makers concerned with the future of the academy.
2011-06-07 By Joseph C. Hermanowicz

What is the purpose of antifreeze in an automobile engine? 5. What happens if
something malfunctions? 6. What is the difference between a postdated check
and an antedated check? 7. If a means without, what does apolitical mean? 8.

Author: r4Educated Solutions

Publisher: Solution Tree Press

ISBN: 9781936765935

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Research shows that when English language learners understand the vocabulary used on tests, their scores soar—critical information for schools in an age of testing and accountability. This manual provides evidence-based, teacher-friendly lesson plans that will help English language learners deal with unfamiliar language features on standardized test questions. Teaching Your Secondary ELL Students the Academic Language of Tests supports English language arts teachers in grades 6-12 in providing instruction for content-specific language skills. Each lesson plan provides background information for the teacher, implications for high-stakes testing, a list of materials, academic vocabulary, activities, and in many cases, graphic organizers.
2011-10-05 By r4Educated Solutions

Introduction Abstract: It is difficult to define what 'academic liaison' really means.
The job has its roots in traditional subject librarianship, but more is now required.
Liaison librarians need to be 'subject librarians plus'. The book will explore this ...

Author: Alice Crawford

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781780633046

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

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Aimed at practitioners and students of librarianship, this book is about interesting and unusual practical projects currently being run by academic liaison librarians. It shows how liaison librarians can extend their roles beyond the established one of information literacy teaching and showcases areas in which they can engage in collaborative ventures with academic and administrative staff. Designed to excite and inspire, New Directions for Academic Liaison Librarians demonstrates the potential of the liaison role and emphasises the need for flexibility, imagination and initiative in those who hold these posts. Unique in concentrating on the role of the new community of academic liaison librarians Recognises the wider possibilities for development open to this different new breed of information specialist Written by a practitioner in the field
2012-04-10 By Alice Crawford

Pick a keyword from one of the statements and discuss its meaning. For example:
“You're successful when your records are academic, not criminal.” Selected word:
Academic Ask: What doesacademicmean? Some answers might include: ...

Author: Edmund Benson

Publisher: ARISE Foundation

ISBN: 9781586140366

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ARISE Brain Food: Creating a Positive Outlook reduces frustration in the classroom by providing a positive outlook on life. Discover 250 opportunities to teach teens and particularly at risk youth how to handle anger, temper, procrastination, confrontation, depression, and abuse. Best of all, we guarantee attentive youth anxious to share their own opinions.
2011-07-01 By Edmund Benson

Can you be more specific? Prompts: Can you elaborate on . . .? What does that
mean? What do youmean by . . .? Can you clarify the part about. . . ? Tell me
more about . . . How is that important? How does it pointthat .. . Response starters
: ...

Author: Jeff Zwiers

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 9781571108845

Category: Education

Page: 234

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Where would we be without conversation? Throughout history, conversations have allowed us to see different perspectives, build ideas, and solve problems. Conversations, particularly academic conversations ... push students to think and learn in lasting ways. Academic conversations are back-and-forth dialogues in which students focus on a topic and explore it by building, challenging, and negotiating relevant ideas. [The] authors ... have identified five core communication skills to help students hold productive academic conversations across content areas. These skills are: elaborating and clarifying, supporting ideas with evidence, building on and/or challenging ideas, paraphrasing and synthesizing. This books shows teachers how to weave the cultivation of academic conversation skills and conversations into current teaching approaches.
2011 By Jeff Zwiers

How do supervisors or writing teachers mediate these risks? For instance, if the
genre is understood as a narrow academic (English) pigeonhole, a container for
meaning, what does this mean for a writer's voice? What is lost when a writer's ...

Author: Lucia Thesen

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781783091072

Category: Reference

Page: 248

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This book brings together a variety of voices – students and teachers, journal editors and authors, writers from the global north and south – to interrogate the notion of risk as it applies to the production of academic writing. Risk-taking is viewed as a productive force in teaching, learning and writing, and one that can be used to challenge the silences and erasures inherent in academic tradition and convention. Widening participation and the internationalisation of higher education make questions of language, register, agency and identity in postgraduate writing all the more pressing, and this book offers a powerful argument against the further reinforcement of a ‘northern’ Anglophone understanding of knowledge and its production and dissemination. This volume will provide food-for-thought for postgraduate students and their supervisors everywhere.
2013-12-11 By Lucia Thesen

How Institutions Affect Academic Careers Joseph C. Hermanowicz. CHAPTER
FIVE. Lives. of. Learning. What does the academic profession mean to the people
who comprise it? To be certain, it involves lengthy education and technical ...

Author: Joseph C. Hermanowicz

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226327761

Category: Social Science

Page: 344

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What can we learn when we follow people over the years and across the course of their professional lives? Joseph C. Hermanowicz asks this question specifically about scientists and answers it here by tracking fifty-five physicists through different stages of their careers at a variety of universities across the country. He explores these scientists’ shifting perceptions of their jobs to uncover the meanings they invest in their work, when and where they find satisfaction, how they succeed and fail, and how the rhythms of their work change as they age. His candid interviews with his subjects, meanwhile, shed light on the ways career goals are and are not met, on the frustrations of the academic profession, and on how one deals with the boredom and stagnation that can set in once one is established. An in-depth study of American higher education professionals eloquently told through their own words, Hermanowicz’s keen analysis of how institutions shape careers will appeal to anyone interested in life in academia.
2010-04-15 By Joseph C. Hermanowicz

That is, for some it may operate to restore the illusion that academics who can
announce their non-fandom are in the clear, as it ... but rather “what does it mean
when an academic studying the media audience is also part of a media audience
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Author: Jonathan Gray

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814732380

Category: Social Science

Page: 412

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We are all fans. Whether we log on to Web sites to scrutinize the latest plot turns in Lost, “stalk” our favorite celebrities on Gawker, attend gaming conventions, or simply wait with bated breath for the newest Harry Potter novel—each of us is a fan. Fandom extends beyond television and film to literature, opera, sports, and pop music, and encompasses both high and low culture. Fandom brings together leading scholars to examine fans, their practices, and their favorite texts. This unparalleled selection of original essays examines instances across the spectrum of modern cultural consumption from Karl Marx to Paris Hilton, Buffy the Vampire Slayer to backyard wrestling, Bach fugues to Bollywood cinema ̧ and nineteenth-century concert halls to computer gaming. Contributors examine fans of high cultural texts and genres, the spaces of fandom, fandom around the globe, the impact of new technologies on fandom, and the legal and historical contexts of fan activity. Fandom is key to understanding modern life in our increasingly mediated and globalized world.
2007-06-01 By Jonathan Gray

What does it mean in your work ? " The responses indicate a very limited and
generalized understanding of the rights of academic freedom and no recognition
of the correlative duties of academic freedom . Many professors also grossly ...

Author: Neil Hamilton

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 1412841968

Category: Education

Page: 402

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Zealotry and Academic Freedom began with the author's personal experience with suppression of academic speech and obstacles to the pursuit of academic quality. Using his own tumultuous experience as a starting point, Hamilton explores how significant efforts to create an autonomous space for academic speech within the university over the past 125 years have been thwarted. Hamilton charges that a fundamentalist academic left in some humanities and social science faculties views the exercise of standards of academic quality and merit-based performance evaluations as tools of oppression and bigotry. Academic zealots ferret out and oppose hidden structures of so-called oppression in our "Eurocentric" culture. Any faculty member overtly supporting academic quality is thus suspected of bigotry and subject to investigations. The opening portion of the book locates similarities with the religious fundamentalism of the nineteenth century in waves of zealotry in American higher education. The first part covers student activism in the 1960s through the emergence of a radical academic left in the early 1990s. The second part examines the meaning of academic freedom and the protection of expression that should be secured. The third and final portion shows how targets of the coercive tactics of the zealots in any period of zealotry can, and have been effectively rebuked, and ultimately overcome. Neil Hamilton's book will generate controversy, particularly the chapters that inquire into the current wave of academic suppression. Hamilton warns that "history instructs that it can happen here." This candid look into the politics of higher education will be gripping reading for all those concerned with the future of education: professors, administrators, students, and parents. There has been a growing literature on this subject, but none cover the legal-political aspects of political correctness with such precision.
1997-01-01 By Neil Hamilton

You discussions and encourage your student to may also wish to play vocabulary
charades use academic vocabulary : after dinner . Write the words on index "
What does that word mean ? ” cards and have each person draw one card “ What
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Author: Christine Dugan

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN: 1425801293

Category: Education

Page: 280

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Boost students' science vocabulary with easy-to-implement effective strategies! Sample lessons using each strategy are included for grade spans 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, and K-12 using vocabulary words from standards-based, content-specific units of study. Each notebook includes 25 research-based strategies, differentiation suggestions, assessment strategies, sample word lists including both specialized content and general academic words, and family letters in both English and Spanish. This resource is correlated to College and Career Readiness and other state standards.
2010 By Christine Dugan

You discussions and encourage your student to may also wish to play vocabulary
charades use academic vocabulary : after dinner . Write the words on index “
What does that word mean ? ” cards and have each person draw one card “ What
 ...

Author: Christine Dugan

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN: 1425801277

Category: Education

Page: 280

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Boost students' mathematics vocabulary with easy-to-implement effective strategies! Sample lessons using each strategy are included for grade spans 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, and K-12 using vocabulary words from standards-based, content-specific units of study. Each notebook includes 25 research-based strategies, differentiation suggestions, assessment strategies, sample word lists including both specialized content and general academic words, and family letters in both English and Spanish. This resource is correlated to College and Career Readiness and other state standards.
2010-02 By Christine Dugan

24 Academic medicine adores reductionism. What does this mean to you as an
academic clinician? It means that, even if you are a generalist, you must find an
academic niche, both for clinical practice and scholarship; ideally these are the ...

Author: Robert B. Taylor

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387344508

Category: Medical

Page: 316

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Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this book that introduces physicians and clinicians to an academic career in the health professions. Written from the clinician’s viewpoint, it guides readers who are considering or who have recently embarked upon such a career through the essentials. Taylor’s approach is practical and well rounded. He integrates evidence-based information from the medical literature with anecdotes from contributors noted for their success in a spectrum of disciplines at top academic medical centers. Taylor addresses the career decision-making process, job hunting, and life in academia. He also focuses on skills for success—from teaching to grant writing. Advice on clinical practice, career management, and the work/life balance is plentiful. The book dispels common myths and outlines errors to avoid. Differences in expectations and culture among teaching hospitals, medical schools, and academic medical centers are considered throughout. Sources for more information are provided as well.
2007-01-15 By Robert B. Taylor

reading process must also include an understanding of what the author intends
for us to read. ... We use language to make meaning, and we make meaning
through our understanding of the sociocultural context ... What does this mean?

Author: Debbie Zacarian

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452277868

Category: Education

Page: 240

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The achievement gap is a language gap—and you can bridge it! Mastering academic language is the "make or break" skill for school success. This much-needed book shows how teachers can scaffold instruction for students who struggle to learn, speakers of non-standard English, and English learners, helping students from all backgrounds to thrive in school. Readers will find: Practical teaching strategies based on the four key facets of academic language fluency Richly detailed case studies about students’ experiences with academic language across the content areas Guidance on family involvement Thought-provoking study questions, along with performance assessment tools
2012-12-19 By Debbie Zacarian

How Do Standards Define and Shape Academic Language Use? Language is
the blood of the ... n today's classrooms with their heterogeneous mix of learners,
what does the use of language for academic purposes mean? How can it
become ...

Author: Margo Gottlieb

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452234786

Category: Education

Page: 219

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This companion (foundational) book to the six-book series, Academic Language Demands for Language Learners: From Text to Context, encapsulates the broad ideas of the series by presenting the evolving theory behind the construct of academic language, a definition and examples of each of its components, and a template for direct classroom applicability. Each of the six books in the series is a more detailed, comprehensive treatment of text-based academic language at each grade level and describes the process by which teachers can incorporate academic language into their instructional assessment practices. This foundations book is suitable for use with any (or all) of the six volumes or can be used separately.
2014-04-22 By Margo Gottlieb

For what are we indebted to heat t What is meant by calorie f What is cold ? What
do we mean by temperature ? When is it said to be higher or lomert What is latent
heat ? How is heat communicated ? Distinguish between radiation and ...

Author: James Ridgway

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ISBN: OXFORD:590841563

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1874 By James Ridgway

In a teaching context, however, colleges and universities are frequently torn
among (1) their own assessment of how best to meet the educational needs of
students; (2) the prudent inclination ... What does academic freedom mean
legally?

Author: Steven G. Poskanzer

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 0801867495

Category: Education

Page: 352

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"Do we need to talk to our lawyers about this?" "What do the attorneys say?" "Why didn't you get the lawyers involved before now?" Just about every department chair and dean, certainly every provost and president, and an ever-increasing number of faculty find themselves asking—or being asked—such questions. Dealing with issues ranging from academic freedom to job security and faculty discipline, lawyers, legal requirements, and lawsuits has become an established part of the apparatus of American higher education. Higher Education Law was written to help faculty and administrators navigate critical legal issues and avoid potential legal pitfalls. Drawing on his experience as university counsel, administrator, and teacher at a number of institutions, Steven G. Poskanzer explains the law as it pertains to faculty activities both inside and outside the academy, including faculty roles as scholars, teachers, and members of institutional communities, as well as employees and public citizens. In each of these areas, he expands his discussion of cases and decisions to set out his own views both on the current status of the law and how it is likely to evolve.
2002-01-21 By Steven G. Poskanzer

What does academic integrity mean to you? If you have experiences with
plagiarism or the temptation to cheat within an academic situation, how does that
experience make you feel about yourself as a member of an academic
community?

Author: Joel English

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285530208

Category: Education

Page: 304

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Do you have what it takes to be a successful eLearner? Online classes can be convenient, but that doesn't mean that they are easy. You can succeed as an online student, but you must be honest with yourself about your technical abilities, priorities, responsibilities as a student, and just how much you can take on. PLUGGED IN offers concrete strategies to help you succeed within the online college setting. By learning and applying the four fundamentals of online learning -- Motivation, Self-Discipline, Communication, and Commitment -- you will set yourself up for success in all of your courses, both in-person and online. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
2013-01-29 By Joel English

As students develop comfort with this kind of discussion, move them toward a
deeper investigation of reading by posing questions such as: • Why do we read?
What does it mean to read? • What do we know about reading? • How can a
book ...

Author: Richard W. Strong

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452297095

Category: Education

Page: 272

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Examines seven critical areas that can develop average or struggling readers into thoughtful, high-achieving A+ readers who can comprehend, analyze, and summarize different kinds of texts.
2007-08-28 By Richard W. Strong

What. Is. Vocabulary. Knowledge? Simply put, vocabulary knowledge means
having an awareness of words and word meanings. Yet, vocabulary skills are
much more complicated than simply reciting key terms and their definitions. In
addition ...

Author: Christine Dugan

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 9781425890872

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 280

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Boost students' social studies vocabulary with easy-to-implement effective strategies! Sample lessons using each strategy are included for grade spans 1-2, 3-5, and 6-8 using vocabulary words from standards-based, content-specific units of study. Each strategy also includes suggestions for differentiating instruction. Each notebook includes 25 research-based strategies, differentiation suggestions for each strategy, assessment strategies, sample word lists including both specialized content and general academic words, and parent letters in both English and Spanish. Also included is a Teacher Resource CD with PDFs of resource pages, word lists, assessment pages, and parent letters. This resource is correlated to the Common Core State Standards and is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 280pp.
2010-01-01 By Christine Dugan

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