21 avril 2019

Attention and Deficits

By Barbara Fister. A week ago, before the blizzard we’re currently enjoying in my part of the country, we took advantage of spring break to look at birds. Lots of them, pausing on their migration to glean from farm fields in central Nebraska. More...

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The Populace Has No Clothes

By Barbara Fister. ... while the emperors enjoy secrecy. Thoughts after reading news about privacy online and on paper. More...

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Skinner at the Googleplex

By Barbara Fister. Tech critics revist an odd utopian novel from 1948 - B.F. Skinner's Walden Two.
I don’t know much about B.F. Skinner, and what little I know makes me uncomfortable in the way hearing about eugenics makes me queasy. More...

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Beat the Burnout

Finding your way through the stress, one day at a time. More...

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From Grade School to Grad School: Kid Lit is for Keeps

Lessons graduate students need to learn from some great Kids' Lit books. More...

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Preparing the Thesis Proposal Defense

Preparing for that big oral presentation. More...

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Getting Your Master’s? Go to a Conference.

Finding meaning and value in attending conferences even if you are undecided about a career in academia. More...

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Pack, Move, Rinse, Repeat

Moving around is often a necessity in graduate school, but here are some strategies for making it a little less painful. More...

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Thinking Critically About Our Comic Relief

A joke is rarely "just a joke," but there are still many positive ways to be funny in the classroom. More...

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Lingering Between Identities

Part 2 of Working Your Identity in Graduate School. More...

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