11 janvier 2020

How One Common Phrase Can Undermine Your Job Search

HomeA seemingly harmless, inconsequential combination of words can really get in your way, argues Mike Firmand. More...

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Expanding Beyond the Narrow Contours of ‘Alt-Ac’

HomeDepartments and professional societies have begun to consider what it means to find jobs for Ph.D.s outside academe, writes Zeb Larson, but the options frequently presented are unnecessarily limited. More...

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Trying Things That Scare You

HomeMelissa Dalgleish explores why academics tend to keep doing what they're good at -- and why that can be a trap. More...

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The Candidates' Higher Ed Bidding Wars

HomeAny proposal to spend federal dollars on higher education should concentrate on those who actually need the help, for otherwise it is money wasted, argues David Kirp. More...

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The Case for an Institutionally Owned Knowledge Infrastructure

HomeThe many bottlenecks that the commercial monopoly on research information has imposed are stimulating new strategies, write James W. Weis, Amy Brand and Joi Ito. More...

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Land Acknowledgments Accomplish Little

HomeIf you actually want to help people, then ask others to do something, writes Alex Small. More...

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Same-Sex Abuse Should Not Be Invisible

HomeI appreciate the attention Colleen Flaherty gave to the nuances of my recent firing from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The Southwestern case presents questions about academic freedom, race, the humanities and hidden misconduct in the Christian education world. More...

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The Repetition Compulsion

HomeScott McLemee explores various scholars' rationales for self-plagiarism. More...

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How First-Year Comp Can Save the World

HomeWhat if the best about composition teaching, Deborah L. Williams asks, became the pedagogical default instead of the exception. More...

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The Mathematics of Flourishing

HomeScott McLemee reviews Francis Su's Mathematics for Human Flourishing. More...

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