27 février 2019

Confronting Biases Against Adjunct Faculty

HomeThe view that we adjuncts are inferior teachers or scholars who somehow deserve our lot makes less and less sense as time goes on, Angela B. Fulk argues. More...

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This Is Your Pipeline Problem

HomeAmelia Gibson explores the far-reaching effects of campuses' mistreatment of senior faculty of color. More...

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Navigating First-Gen Career Pressures

HomeHelen Pho provides insights to help lower the anxiety such students often feel when pursuing a Ph.D. More...

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Teaching the Skill of Learning to Learn

HomeColleges have long dismissed the skill of learning as mere study skills, but there’s growing interest in giving students a richer sense of how to gain knowledge, argues Ulrich Boser. More...

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It’s All About the Ad

HomeIn my position as a fourth-year, tenure-track faculty member, I’ve now had plenty of experience serving on search committees. More...

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The Zero-Sum Game of Faculty Productivity

HomeThose of us who work in academe can better prioritize our time if we make explicit the trade-offs that exist in faculty work, writes Michael S. Harris. More...

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Ph.D. in Progress

HomeSeanna Leath describes the challenges of mothering at the intersection of poverty and privilege. More...

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Supporting Your Supervisees in Career Exploration

HomeFaculty members can't know the ins and outs of every job that might interest their grad students and postdocs, but they do have some significant career-related responsibilities, writes Melissa Dalgleish. More...

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From Dreaded to Amazing

HomePerhaps the biggest turning point in my career as a researcher and writer came the day that it dawned on me that receiving a “revise and resubmit” reader’s report -- or any kind of professional feedback -- was a gift, not a curse and a condemnation. More...

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Academe Needs to Take a Cue from Industry

HomeColleges and universities should invest in continuing education for their midcareer professionals like other sectors do, argues Vicki L. Baker. More...

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