Inviting as a summer off from teaching looks, it can be an ideal time to redesign one's courses, writes Benjamin Rifkin, who lays out his strategy for doing so.
While it may go against the grain for faculty members who aren't digital natives, Paula Dagnon and Karen Hoelscher explain how to find out whether creating an electronic portfolio of your work is right for you.
Just because you need to work during the summer doesn't mean you also don't need down time, writes Nate Kreuter.
With summer approaching, Maria Shine Stewart explores ways to cultivate kinder campus spaces all year long through the three “n’s”: noticing, navigating, nurturing.
Elizabeth Simmons offers tips on finding the resources you need to get your great idea off the ground.
Sue V. Rosser writes about the importance of looking for signals -- both in policies and in attitudes -- in evaluating whether a department will be supportive of female scientists.
Balancing responsibilities is the most difficult part of an academic career, writes Nate Kreuter. And that's true even in summer, when some duties may not be present (and you may not be getting paid).
Patrick Sanaghan and Kimberly Eberbach offer practical advice on reaching out to constituents, managing the staff and setting the agenda.
Patrick Sanaghan and Kimberly Eberbach suggest the questions a new campus leader should ask, and offer advice on listening skills.
Humanities and social science instructors should help undergraduates learn how to recognize and describe their higher order skills as they hit the job market, Casey Wiley writes.
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