19 avril 2019

Letters of Recommendation: Just Say No

HomeThe practice reaffirms entrenched systems of inequity and bias, Michelle Iwen argues.
Letters of recommendation have become an integral part of a holistic admissions review process for graduate school. More...

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Ethics for Moral Fundamentalists

HomeHumanities professors are struggling to create a better context for constructive discourse and decision making in our current, often polarized, environment, writes Steven Fesmire. More...

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Positive Communication in Your Career Conversations

HomeDespite our relentless career advice to network and conduct informational interviews, in my experience, graduate students either cringe or lament past failures when they hear these urgings. More...

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Life On (and Off) the Tenure Track

HomeMichael Johnson Jr. offers suggestions for how tenure-track faculty members can and must support adjuncts and other "temporary" colleagues in academe. More...

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How to Market Your Book Through Social Media

HomeAnthony Ocampo provides three tips for cultivating a community and curating a conversation. More...

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Interviewing for Your First Staff Job in Academe

HomeWhen you interview for a staff job in academe -- whether you’ve just graduated from college or grad school, are a faculty member, or work outside academe -- you may need to persuade two audiences that you are a good fit for their institution: administrators judging whether you can handle day-to-day business and faculty members assessing whether you understand the academic endeavor. More...

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The Natural -- and Desirable -- Death of the Conference Interview

HomeIt preys upon the most vulnerable members of the scholarly community and is unhealthy for the departments that demand it, argues Matteo Pangallo. More...

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Losing Conviviality

HomeEdward Tenner laments the passing of a former professor and the values he represented. More...

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Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Academic Travel

HomeDismayed by their climatic impact, 12 scholars seek to limit carbon emissions at their own institutions as well as give suggestions for others. More...

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What Matters Most: Quality, Access, Outcomes and Sustainability

HomeKevin Carey's critique of the corporate role in inflating the price of online education singled out 2U. In this essay, CEO Chip Paucek answers back. More...

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