The Academic Citizen: The Virtue of Service in University Life Bru Macfarlane

ISBN: 9780415357593

Published: October 18th 2006

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The Academic Citizen: The Virtue of Service in University Life  by  Bru Macfarlane

The Academic Citizen: The Virtue of Service in University Life by Bru Macfarlane
October 18th 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | | ISBN: 9780415357593 | 9.44 Mb

With increasing focus on excellence in research and teaching, the service role of the individual academic is often neglected. This book calls for greater recognition of this important aspect of academic life, highlighting the importance of mentoring,MoreWith increasing focus on excellence in research and teaching, the service role of the individual academic is often neglected. This book calls for greater recognition of this important aspect of academic life, highlighting the importance of mentoring, committee work and pastoral care in the daily running of universities.

Drawing from extensive examples from models around the world, The Academic Citizen points to the benefits of effective communication with colleagues in the faculty, across the university and in corresponding faculties across the world, as well as those in maintaining positive associations with the wider world.



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