13 mai 2016

Support Your Writing Productivity and Leave Binge-Writing Behind

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPBy Travis Grandy. While it might be easy to base your writing schedule off of the academic calendar (i.e. the flurry of writing seminar papers that happens in the last two to three weeks of the semester in a haze of caffeine and all-nighters), you’re probably also familiar with the burnt-out feeling you get after pushing through a period of intense writing. Read more...

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What I’ve Learned From Owning a Dog During Grad School

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPBy Danielle Marias. I was a dog lover from an early age. I spent my childhood running around with at least two golden retrievers or yellow labs. Since moving out of my parents’ house, I had always wanted a dog of my own, especially in grad school. Read more...

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Ace Your Next Phone Interview

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPBy Katie Shives. Ah, the phone interview! This is often the first step in the interview process for graduate students looking for careers inside academia or on alternative academic (alt-ac) careers. Getting your foot in the door is usually the hardest part, so congratulations on making it through the first hoop. Read more...

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Loving Your Back in Graduate School

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPBy Heather VanMouwerik. Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional, and my advice does not constitute professional medical advice. This post is based on my personal experience. If you suffer from acute or prolonged back pain or weakness in your legs, please contact your doctor immediately. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:39 - - Permalien [#]

I Defended: Now What?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPBy Wendy Robinson. Successfully defending my dissertation was the hoped-for, and even to some extent expected, outcome. Still, it felt surreal to walk across campus knowing that I was essentially done being a student for the rest of my life. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:38 - - Permalien [#]


Start a Student Organization

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPBy Lindsay Oden. Many graduate students may feel isolated or over-extended. For most of us, nearly all aspects of grad school can seem solitary: research, writing, comprehensive exams, etc. But there are opportunities on campus that can help us overcome our solitary nature while also building important skills for our future. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:37 - - Permalien [#]

Digital Thinking and 'Junk: Digging Through America's Love Affair with Stuff’

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Alison Stewart starts her book Junk: Digging Through America's Love Affair with Stuff with the story of her late parents' house.  She and her sister find themselves completely overwhelmed by the task of cleaning out the home that she grew up in. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:35 - - Permalien [#]

3 Theories Why We Are Intrigued By Mobile Learning

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Over three-quarters of all the time that people in the U.S. spend on social media is done so on a mobile device.  90 percent of people that access Facebook on a daily basis are doing so via mobile, and over 50 percent of Facebook users only access the social network on a mobile device.   Over 80 percent of Twitter users are mobile users.  More than half of YouTube views come from a mobile device. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:34 - - Permalien [#]

20 Ways Instructional Designers Are Ruining My Meetings

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Instructional designers are ruining my life.
It is in running meetings that instructional designers have caused me the most pain.
Here are 20 ways that instructional designers are ruining my meetings. Read more...

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Jeff Selingo’s 'There Is Life After College'

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. I read Jeff Selingo’s superb new book There Is Life After College from two perspectives - parent and educator. Read more...

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