10 juin 2019

Legal Challenge to Arkansas's New Tenure Policy

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Revisions to the University of Arkansas system’s tenure policy violate faculty due process rights in retroactively modifying contracts, according to a federal lawsuit filed Friday and first reported by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. More...

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Teaching Evals: Bias and Tenure

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New studies on student evaluations of teaching say a simple intervention can fight gender bias, at least in the short term, and that perceived teaching effectiveness declines after tenure. More...

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09 juin 2019

Dismantling the Senior Team: A Troubling Trend

HomeIt's rarely a good idea and can severely damage the institution and create unnecessary turmoil, argues Pat Sanaghan. More...

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Lessons From a Support Group

HomeMike Firmand describes how such a group can help students feel more in control of their job searches and outlines how to create your own. More...

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The Challenges of the Trailing Spouse

HomeInstitutions have significant work to do when it comes to inclusive practices for dual-career couples, writes Annmarie Cano. More...

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Confessions of an Interactive Lecturer

HomeIn half of a 12-step program, L. Kimberly Epting describes how to create a lecture environment that supports student learning. More...

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On Research Presentations at Conferences

HomeJunior Prof describes how they ascribed to the common practice of simply reading their research paper to attendees -- until they were forced to change their tactics for the better. More...

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In Praise of a Nonelite Education

HomeMany wonderful colleges can give students an excellent education, argues Katherine Maloney, as well as provide opportunities for Ph.D. graduates to grow as teachers and scholars. More...

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Harnessing the Power of Systematic Career Exploration

HomeSuch exploration should happen early and often, writes Rebekah Layton, who gives tips on how to get started. More...

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How I Got a Grant I Never Thought I Could Get

HomeI had to step beyond the obvious and do more, says Matthew J. Wright, who offers advice for other scholars seeking funding. More...

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