Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

Mentors can use a number of pedagogical techniques, and recent developments in the realm of scientific publication have provided new opportunities, writes David A. Sanders.

Advice Columnists


January 15, 2020
How many of us who strayed from the academic track, asks Robert Alford, have ended up feeling alienated from those who mentored us?
January 14, 2020
Today’s rancorous environment makes discussing politics hazardous, writes Sara Eskridge, who has found technology can be used to foster objectivity and engage students.
January 13, 2020
So … I’m white, writes Amanda Cornwall. Can I be effective as a mentor to students from underrepresented groups?
January 10, 2020
Students struggle to care for themselves in higher education, writes Douglas Dowland, and so do faculty.
January 9, 2020
Mai P. Trinh describes how it has actually enhanced her career and made her a better scholar.


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