1st Edition

I Prefer to Teach
An International Comparison of Faculty Preference for Teaching

ISBN 9780415930574
Published November 30, 2001 by Routledge
240 Pages

USD $170.00

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Book Description

This book draws on the perspectives of nearly 20 000 faculties from around the world to determine significant trends in how professors view teaching and research.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Research on the Academic Profession: An Overview 3. Comments on the Data and Analysis 4. Professors Who Prefer Teaching 5. Issues of Instruction 6. Institutional Working Conditions 7. The Academic Profession 8. Higher Education's Role in Society 9. International Dimensions of Higher Education 10. Summing Up

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James Forest is Assistant Dean for Academic Assessment and Assistant Professor of Political Science at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.