Academic Working Lives

Academic Working Lives

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Academic Working Lives: Experience, Practice and Change examines the ways in which lecturers and their roles have developed in the modern academic workplace. The book offers insights into changing occupational roles, institutions and the adaptations around flexible and mobile working in everyday professional life. The editors have drawn together an impressive range of research perspectives and themed topics that cover the key aspects of academic professional identity and relationships, as well as reflecting experiences of learning and development at work in today's academy. The contributors explore lecturers' everyday working experiences in the light of the impact of policy changes, and the modes of academic leadership and management in contemporary higher education. Contributions reflect situations and contexts from across the UK and internationally, in taking account of the changing workforce, evolving pedagogies and new technologies in the working lives of today's educational professionals.a#39;Centres of Excellencea#39; in research should be identified and funding awarded to them, it recommended. Like its ... Thus, in 2011, the MRC funded 1, 900 PhD studentships compared to 400 fellowships across all levels (MRC 2011a). This is inanbsp;...

Title:Academic Working Lives
Author:Lynne Gornall, Caryn Cook, Lyn Daunton, Jane Salisbury, Brychan Thomas
Publisher:A&C Black - 2013-12-31


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