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Professional Development Books

Here are a handful of books on professional development:

For a general introduction to life as a new faculty member:
John M. Darley, Mark P. Zanna, and Henry L. Roediger III, The Compleat Academic. (2009) 
Clay Schoenfeld and Robert Magnan’s Mentor in a Manual: Climbing the Academic Ladder to Tenure. (2004)
James Lang’s Life on the Tenure Track: Lessons from the First Year. (2005)
Robert Boice’s Advice for New Faculty Members. (2000)

For things to think about with respect to teaching:
James Lang’s On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching. (2008. The book is also a good refresher for those well beyond their first semester of teaching.)
Wilbert McKeachie and Marilla Svinicki’s Teaching Tips. (2010)

For advice on academic writing and publishing:
Paul Silvia’s How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing. (2007)
Joseph M. Moxley’s Writing and Publishing for Academic Authors. (1996)

Here are a handful of books on professional development.

For a general introduction to life as a new faculty member:
John M. Darley, Mark P. Zanna, and Henry L. Roediger III, The Compleat Academic. (2009) 
Clay Schoenfeld and Robert Magnan’s Mentor in a Manual: Climbing the Academic Ladder to Tenure. (2004)
James Lang’s Life on the Tenure Track: Lessons from the First Year. (2005)
Robert Boice’s Advice for New Faculty Members. (2000)

For things to think about with respect to teaching:
James Lang’s On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching. (2008. The book is also a good refresher for those well beyond their first semester of teaching.)
Wilbert McKeachie and Marilla Svinicki’s Teaching Tips. (2010)

For advice on academic writing and publishing:
Paul Silvia’s How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing. (2007)
Joseph M. Moxley’s Writing and Publishing for Academic Authors. (1996)

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