This invaluable source book offers guidance, support and advice for those contemplating or involved in academic careers. The contributions provide rich, personal, sometimes poignant and often humorous accounts of shared and unique experiences of those in the world of academia.

Becoming a Teacher

Becoming a teacher

My view is that it is entirely possible to be both a good researcher and a good teacher, but one has to be fairly deliberate about managing the process and realistic about the rewards.

Christina E. Shalley (p. 62)

I now spend a lot of time talking with business school colleagues about curricula, audiences, and techniques in management education. In these conversations, I am consistently struck by the realization that most of us, most of the time, frame our decisions about teaching as if they were primarily about subject matter, secondarily about technique, and hardly at all about students. I lament the degree to which we take these priorities for granted.

John A. Miller (p. 75)

Teaching can be viewed as an ongoing process ...

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