29 janvier 2019

Planning Your Year

A responsive and flexible system for short- and long-term planning, one which uses a bullet journal and a paper calendar-accordion monstrosity. More...

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Identity Work in Grad School

Acknowledging your blind spots and working on your identity to be a more effective and aware teacher. More...

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Peer Review System

Thinking throught the Peer Review system, especially for first time writers. More...

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Online Learning 2.0

By Steven Mintz. A wise humanities faculty member once said to me, “Please no more talk about academic innovation. Instead, let’s talk about good maintenance and upkeep.”
I think the next iteration of online and hybrid education should follow such an approach. It's time to move away from the debate about whether it's worse or better than x or y or it is/was/will be an over-hyped failure or a massive sea change. More...

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Creating a More Collaborative Higher Education Ecosystem

By Steven Mintz. Why well-resourced institutions need to contribute more to higher education as a whole.
Most sectors of the U.S. economy are highly concentrated with one notable exception: Higher education. 
It is ironic that the academy is perhaps the most striking example in American society of the competitive marketplace in action. Colleges and universities engage in a constant struggle for resources, faculty, students, and reputation. More...

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Social media provides opportunities to announce to the world something you've done/are doing, or something you deem important that others should know. But for those who read your post, the message they send you (and others) with a LIKE or a SHARE is very different -- and significant. More...

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Why is R. Kelly Not in Jail?

By Eboo Patel. If you haven’t seen Ava DuVernay’s 13th, drop whatever you are doing (maybe finish reading this piece first), go find a screen with Netflix, and watch it. More...

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Be Like King, Not Like Trump

By Eboo Patel. The philosophy of nonviolence has great wisdom, even for those of us who are not pacifists.
In twenty years of writing and speaking about Martin Luther King Jr, I’ve generally stayed away from discussing King’s philosophy of nonviolence. More...

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What Do We Call it When Minorities Berate Their Own?

By Eboo Patel. What language do diversity progressives have when marginalization is occurring but it’s not because of racism, colonialism or white supremacy. More...

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Notes on Languages

By Matt Reed. Challenges to offering language instruction ... and some opportunities.
The recent MLA findings on foreign language programs didn’t shock me. More...

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