Reading this book is like enjoying an exotic buffet. It is exotic to hear unfamiliar teaching voices from familiar researchers. The variety of voices is both quantatively and qualitatively satisfying to 'hungry' researchers who plan to start their teaching careers soon. --Dora Lau, Doctoral Student, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, University of British Columbia "A must-read for anyone embarking upon a career in academia Researchers Hooked on Teaching provides valuable insights into the trials and tribulations of teaching at the college level." --Jennifer Cliff, Doctoral Student, University of British Columbia Offering support, guidance, and advice for those contemplating or already involved in academic careers, Rhythms of Academic Life is a comprehensive manual that surveys important topics relevant to the world of academia, such as publishing, research, teaching, pedagogy, teamwork, sabbaticals, and tenure. Written by an incomparable diverse group of scholars, this collection provides rich, personal, sometimes poignant, and often humorous accounts of both the common and the unique journeys taken throughout an academic lifetime. The contributors describe the experiences of scholars in different roles and transition points and supply a set of guidelines that will help others make informed choices. This one-of-a-kind volume makes it possible to enter into an academic career well-prepared and familiarizes the reader with the academic work climate. Students and professionals in organization studies, management, and across a variety of disciplines will find that this volume greatly enhances their understanding of scholarly life. The illustrious cast of contributors provide a wealth of down-to-earth, reliable advice--proving once and for all that those who can, teach.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 536
Weight: 960 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 27 mm