30 novembre 2019

On Podcasting

I have a terrible admission to make: I don’t particularly like listening to podcasts. Growing up, we never listened to talk radio (or morning talk TV). Our house (and our car rides) were filled with music stations, mix tapes and (in a pinch) comedy records, the closest thing to listening to talk radio we would ever get. More...

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Mal-Employment, the MLA and a Millennial Witch

In three different higher ed circles in my life, I had been talking with collaborators about starting a podcast, and last month, we launched all three. More...

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5 Things I Learned About Student Affairs by Being a Soccer Mom

We are two years into our 9-year-old’s participation in organized soccer. He has now moved from the recreational to the club level, and so far, witnessing the love he has for soccer has been worth all of the financial and time sacrifices we have made. More...

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How Should Higher Ed Respond to 'The End of Babies’?

By Joshua Kim. Some thoughts on why, and how, we should have this campus conversation. More...

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'Make, Think, Imagine' and the Current Anti-Tech Zeitgeist

By Joshua Kim. An optimistic viewpoint about the role of technology in driving widespread economic well-being -- check. More...

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Dreaming of a (More Robust) Zoom/Calendly Integration

By Joshua Kim. Pairing Zoom with an advanced scheduling AI for cross-institutional collaboration. More...

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How Slack Can Catalyze, or Kill, Group Collaboration

By Joshua Kim. Our never-ending, and always failing, academic quest to move beyond email. More...

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A Thank-You to Bryan Alexander

By Joshua Kim. As we approach the Thanksgiving season, I thought it’d be a good time to give some thanks. At the end of this piece, I’ll ask you whom you’d like to publicly thank. More...

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29 novembre 2019

Teaching and Decision Fatigue

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. My Twitter feed is highly populated with teachers of every level, and because of this, I see a lot of expressions of fatigue. More...

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When You Can, Hire From Within

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. It is a fantastic list of entirely doable actions that will nonetheless disconcert many tenured folks, even some of those who consider themselves allies with contingent laborers. As one example, Childress advocates for a redirecting of faculty-controlled resources to adjunct compensation. More...

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