21 avril 2019

The Pervasiveness of Manels in Higher Education

By Eric Stoller. I had just given a keynote talk at an event and a panel was next on the docket. Thinking that my work was done, I sat down in the front row and waited for the panel to begin. However, before the panel conversation started, I was invited back up to the front to be a panelist. More...

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YouTuber Talks About Imposter Syndrome with Cambridge's Vice-Chancellor

By Eric Stoller. Students as creators, storytellers, and bloggers
It's no secret that I'm a fan of the social media work generated by the communications team at Cambridge University. They consistently create (and curate) quality content that captures the experience of one of the world's leading universities. More...

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Emotional Energy

Now that the academy has begun to talk about the emotional labor drained from professors of diversity courses, I am recalling the way I felt after teaching each Women’s Studies class:  mentally and physically drained. More...

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Blackface in the Me Too Era

The intersectionality of marginalization.
I watched in disbelief as the recent controversy unfolded regarding the Governor of Virginia’s medical school yearbook page that contained photographs of a person in blackface, with others dressed as members of the Ku Klux Klan. More...

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Guest Post: Teaching Writing Around/To/Despite the AP English Language Exam

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. “Author’s purpose” is a concept central to the Advanced Placement English Language curriculum. Preparing for the standardized exam at the end of the course complicates students’ own writerly senses of purpose. More...

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Privilege, Guilt, Responsibility, and Contingent Labor

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. In a widely hailed essay titled “Privileged” at The Players’ Tribune, Kyle Korver of the Utah Jazz wrote about his own awakening to issues of racism in America. More...

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Dependent Clauses and the Mueller Report

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I did not plan on publishing a blog post today, because while I had something ready to go, the release of the redacted version of the Mueller Report seems poised to dominate another full day of public discourse, and I figured anything I wrote here would get lost in the flow of current events. More...

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Guest Post: Academic Fragility/Academic Imagination

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. “I pray every single day for a revolution.”
Every week brings news of new union activity at campuses across the nation. Whether you agree with unionizing or not, I think it's clear that as the ranks of adjunct faculty increase, the attempts to unionize will, too. More...

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One-bite Course Planning: Thoughts on Having Only One Semester

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Sub-subtitle: What I learned on my New Zealand vacation.
Having booked the trip last fall, my wife and I had been looking forward to our biking/hiking tour of the west coast New Zealand’s south island for months. More...

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Is this Time Different?

By Steven Mintz. Higher education has always been in crisis. Virtually every decade over the past century has seen the publication of books and articles on American colleges and universities with the word “crisis” in the title. More...

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