28 janvier 2020

‘Language Death’ in Denmark

HomeBy Ellie Bothwell for Times Higher Education. Danish academics have warned of “language death” in the country after the closure of scores of foreign language programs, blaming the trend on a lack of regard for the humanities and the perceived importance of English. More...

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French Business Schools Attract Chinese Students With Luxury

HomeBy Anna McKie for Times Higher Education. The French way of living, typically seen as one filled with fine wine, high fashion and good food, has a special allure. And French business schools have found a way to tap into this perspective by offering degrees in the art de vivre, offering international students the chance to live and learn that famous French attitude. More...

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How to Write a Successful Cover Letter

HomeVictoria Reyes offers some dos and don'ts for those who are new on the academic job market. More...

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Improving the Graduate School Experience

HomeLeslie Ellen Blood describes three ways to help increase graduate student satisfaction and success. More...

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Ditching the Syllabus Monologue

HomeTraci Levy provides four tips to improve the first day of class. More...

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Advice for Writing -- and Finishing -- Your Dissertation

HomeBertin M. Louis offers five tips for moving past intimidation all the way to completion. More...

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How Getting Involved Can Get You Ahead

HomeServing on a committee or being otherwise engaged in campus projects provides exposure to career development information and networking opportunities, as well as evidence of practical, essential skills, writes Melissa Dalgleish. More...

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Managing Politically Charged Classroom Conversations Through Technology

HomeToday’s rancorous environment makes discussing politics hazardous, writes Sara Eskridge, who has found technology can be used to foster objectivity and engage students. More...

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Some Compassionate Takeaways for Academic Mentors

HomeHow many of us who strayed from the academic track, asks Robert Alford, have ended up feeling alienated from those who mentored us. More...

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An Insider’s Guide to Presidential Search

HomeKatherine Haley describes 10 things that boards and search committees need to know to run a successful presidential search. More...

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