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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April 30, 2021
They must remove the major roadblocks such academics face, writes Chavella T. Pittman, who provides some key recommendations for doing so.
April 29, 2021
If you want or need to explore successfully what life outside higher education could look like, Christopher Cornthwaite offers some firsthand advice.
April 28, 2021
Short essays are not mere vestiges to be taught out of a sense of tradition or a lack of imagination, argues Zachary M. Schrag. They do real work in the world.
April 27, 2021
Ph.D. students are finding that well-being check-ins are more important than ever and have the potential to derail a class if not managed properly, writes Geoffrey L. Greif.
April 26, 2021
Gina Shereda and Joseph Stanhope Cialdella offer concrete advice on how to talk to your research adviser about the benefits of an internship to your graduate work and career.



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