20 septembre 2019

A Final Nail in the Coffin for Turnitin?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Three years ago I mused that I could make far more money writing essays for contract cheating paper mills than teaching writing. More...

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Let's Stop Killing Students' Spirits

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. One of the chief motivations behind writing Why They Can’t Write was seeing students enter our first-year writing class feeling essentially dispirited about the prospect of reading and writing. More...

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3 Thoughts on Recruiters

By Joshua Kim. At a certain point in your career, you will likely to be contacted by a recruiter about a job opportunity, at an institution not your own. More...

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Returning to the Graduate Center Bar (GCB)

By Joshua Kim. Twenty-seven years and some months ago, my wife and I met at the GCB - otherwise known as the Graduate Center Bar. She was a first-year MFA student (creative writing). I was a first-year grad student in sociology. More...

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The Bike Mechanic and the Professor

By Joshua Kim. Want to understand what the life of a professor will be like in the future? Spend some time with your local bike mechanic. More...

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Talking About 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Books’

By Joshua Kim. Readers who prefer paper look to books for not only entertainment and edification, but also to enforce a disconnect from the world of screen-based distraction. The paper book becomes both buffer and antidote to the allure of surfing, and the demands of the tweet and the e-mail. More...

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The Benefits of Social Media

Twitter is a powerful, yet often under-utilised networking space for graduate students. Healthy use of Twitter has the potential to provide friendship, support, connection, and opportunity. Below are 6 tips to help you get the most out of Twitter as a graduate student. More...

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The Benefits of Business Cards

A good business card is for more than just job hunting – it can help you forge new collaborations in the lab and communicate your research outside of it. More...

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Life After Comps

It’s an all too familiar story among PhD students. You exhaust yourself preparing for exams, finally pass and put them behind you, and then you… become dormant and non-productive for months afterward. More...

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The Growing Complexities of International Collaboration

Did anyone really anticipate just how complicated internationalization in higher education was going to be? The idealists among us hoped for that the flow of talent around the globe would lead to multinational collaborations to speed up innovation and the development new knowledge that would address the world’s most pressing problems and ultimately improve quality of life everywhere. More...

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