Palgrave Teaching and Learning

by Sally Brown (Series Editor)

Beginning life as an academic

New academics often have plenty to deal with: learning the craft of university teaching while, frequently, fitting into a brand new work environment and managing research (indeed many new academics also are completing their doctoral studies in their first year of teaching). This section is designed to help you while you are undertaking your initial training or managing your working life as a part-time, sessional or hourly paid teacher or graduate teaching assistant.