Higher Education Career Advice

Career Advice

We often seek professional development to become better instructors. Among many other benefits, each course can provide firsthand lessons about different teaching techniques, writes Jean Coltharp.

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May 7, 2021
More than a year into pandemic teaching, faculty members have become experts at building an online community for our students, writes A.J. Sell, but have we done the same for ourselves?
May 6, 2021
For academic parents and other busy faculty members, Julie Mujic shares some productive ways to spend those precious free moments.
May 5, 2021
Instead of just assigning a paper, teach the research process, JT Torres advises.
May 4, 2021
Equity, well-being and learning all compel a re-examination of qualifying exams and the transition to Ph.D. candidacy, write Julie Posselt, Román Liera, Aireale J. Rodgers and Lauren N. Irwin.
May 3, 2021
As this challenging academic year winds down, it can be especially valuable for grad students to take the time to consider where they're headed, write Steve Lee and Janet Branchaw.



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