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Students should be encouraged to think in terms of hypotheses rather than theses, and research questions or problems rather than their putative solutions when it comes to dissertation proposals, argues Heather Dubrow.

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November 16, 2016
In a hypothetical example, Barbara McFadden Allen, Ruth Watkins and Robin Kaler explore why presidents should become educated about fund-raising early in their careers.
November 15, 2016
Kirsten Drickey provides some concrete advice for leveraging your teaching experience and subject matter expertise by teaching online courses beyond the academy.
November 14, 2016
Joseph Barber gives advice about how to demonstrate to employers specific job competencies: teamwork and collaboration, leadership and project management, professionalism and work ethic, and career management.
November 11, 2016
For scholars whose academic work touches on contentious issues, Nicole Bedera shares nine tactics to ensure that online engagement remains civil and meaningful.
November 10, 2016
Engaging larger publics and influencing policy through one's scholarship can be personally rewarding, but such work too often goes unrecognized in university systems of evaluation, write Joya Misra and Jennifer Lundquist.

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