27 février 2019

Lowbrow Culture and Guilty Pleasures? The Performance and Harm of Academic Elitism

HomeA professor of gender and women's studies questions the arbitrariness and biases of scholarly standards for so-called lowbrow subjects and activities. More...

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When Your Career Path Intersects With Alcohol

HomeNatalie Lundsteen offers advice for graduate trainees and postdocs negotiating the dos and don'ts of drinking alcohol at professional events when potential employers are present -- and watching. More...

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My Top 6 Books on Pedagogy

HomeThe literature on teaching and learning is enormous; indeed, one can easily become lost in its superabundance. More...

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Full Disclosure Required

HomeEven though job ads often don't say, junior academics have a right to know with whom they'll be working, Mehdy Shaddel writes. More...

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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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