18 mars 2017

How to Work From Home

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Laura Tropp. I know I should be more sympathetic, but that interview this past week with the male professor participating in a televised BBC interview about South Korea when his two toddlers barge in made me laugh out loud. Read more...

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White Privilege in Black History Month

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Laura Tropp. This is the time of year that black heroes become a bit more visible. For example, the television network Nickelodeon is working with the initiative Because of Them, We Can to broadcast a series of PSAs designed to feature children emulating African-American heroes. Read more...

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Unions, Tenure and Job Anxiety

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Elizabeth Coffman. During the last few weeks we’ve seen a lot of anxiety expressed in the streets, in airports, and town halls—over immigration rights, the Affordable Care Act, the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read more...

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Math Geek Mom: Human Capital Investment

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Rosemarie Emanuele. In economics, education and training that will help someone obtain a job is called “human capital investment.” For example, going to college is seen as being very similar to what happens when a firm invests in new machinery, as both investments can lead to increased output in the future. Read more...

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#Digifest17 - All About People

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. Another successful Jisc Digifest conference took place this week in Birmingham. Jisc is the organization for all things digital within the higher and further education sectors in the UK. Read more...

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Oh Snap! A New Social Dashboard for Higher Ed

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. We can all probably agree that higher education shouldn't be afraid of Snapchat. However, that doesn't make it an easy platform for higher education marketing and communications teams. Read more...

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What's the UX at Your Campus

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. There are so many things that students can do via the web services at your university. Students can access class scheduling, financial aid information, academic advising appointments, degree progress/requirements, library resources, etc. Read more...

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4 Tropes of the Digital Pessimist

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. Statements like these are quite common. Usually, they are shared in rooms filled with educators, by educators who are trying to place rhetorical roadblocks in the way of critical thinking about social media. Read more...

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17 mars 2017

A Qualifying Exam Proposal Checklist

By Megan Poorman. To give some background, in my biomedical engineering department the QUAL is the thesis proposal and preliminary exam combined. Read more...

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Customizing Mental Health Information and Services for Graduate Students

By Kathleen Moore. Is there a graduate student mental health crisis in universities? On the GradHacker blog, several authors address graduate students’ mental health, including topics such as self-care, anxiety, and traumaRead more...

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