27 juin 2016

What's the Matter with Oberlin?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Apparently, we’re supposed to be worried about Oberlin. Read more...

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On Being Afraid of Students

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. The maddest I’ve ever seen a student was one calling me a “life ruining motherfucker,” when I told the student that passing the course was mathematically impossible. Read more...

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More Like This, Please

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Starting Saturday I will be on a two-week vacation. I haven’t taken a two-week vacation in ever, so I’m a little worried that I may forget how to do work during this time. Read more...

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"Conservatives" Control Public Higher Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Where power sits in Wisconsin is also clear, and it isn’t with faculty at their 17 member institutions. Read more...

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7 Apps for a More Productive and Balanced Summer

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. Congrats on making it to summer break, GradHackers! While many academics regard the summer as a time to catch up on the work that they didn’t have time to do during the normal academic year, it can also be a challenge to be productive without the structured days of the regular academic calendar. Read more...

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Wrap-Up Week: Summer Reading for Grad Students

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 Anne Guarnera. Whether you ended the semester triumphantly, or had to drag yourself across the finish line by your knuckles, congratulations on completing another semester of graduate school. Read more...

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Teaching Skills, Not Just Content

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 Shira Lurie. This year I TAed a course on the history of Colonial British America for mostly non-history majors. Some students were there out of general interest, but many were using the course to fulfill a distribution requirement. Read more...

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Talking with Bonni Stachowiak of 'Teaching in Higher Ed'

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 Anne Guarnera. A few weeks ago, I had the distinct privilege of chatting with Bonni Stachowiak of the very popular, highly rated podcast Teaching in Higher Ed (five stars on iTunes!). I’ve highlighted Bonni’s work on GradHacker before, and our conversation was an amazing opportunity to hear firsthand her uniquely positive and productive tips on teaching and learning in higher ed. Read more...

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Wrap up your dissertation with a writing plan

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. Anyone pursuing a graduate degree has experienced the feeling that a project will go on forever. Thankfully, pursuing a graduate degree does have an end date but to get there you have to write everything into a dissertation firstRead more...

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Dissertation of A Mad Black Woman: Birthing the Dissertation

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 Regina Sierra Carter. I could not relax. My mentor (aka Lamaze coach) tried to prepare me for D-Day—the day of my final defense. He spoke with me what to expect and how to respond to hardball questions with confidence. Read more...

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