Social Sciences / Education

The Science of Character

Date: 
Fri, 11/13/2015 to Sun, 11/15/2015

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10 Huntington Ave, Westin Copley Place Hotel
Boston , Massachusetts 02116
United States

Essay on what tenure-track professors can do before semester gets busy to advance their careers

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Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers advice on pre-semester priorities for those who are new on the tenure track.

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Research reveals that significant share of scholarly papers have 'guest' or 'ghost' authors

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Significant share of research papers have "guest" authors who didn't perform significant research or "ghost" authors who did but aren't named, study finds. Are grad students losing out? Are conflicts of interest hidden?

Essay on how to prepare a syllabus for a college course

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More detail can save faculty members lots of time answering questions later, writes Eszter Hargittai.

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Research questions whether having women on search committees increases odds of hiring women

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Having more women on committees that select academics for jobs does not increase the chances for female candidates and may actually do the opposite, according to a study of Italian and Spanish universities.

Essay on how to survive awkward interactions during your tenure year

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Kerry Ann Rockquemore explains how to get the support you need and avoid the conversations you don't want during your tenure review year.

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Film on Stanford prison experiment resurrects questions on ethics in psychology

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New film renews attention on a study that is still taught in college -- and that resonates to some in light of ethics debates in psychology.

Colleges award tenure

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The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

  • Anna Turnage, communication studies
  • Jennifer Venditti-Roadarmel, biological and allied health sciences

Lee University

  • Christopher Blake, language and literature
  • Carmen Guerrero, language and literature
  • John Hisey, biology

Sacred Heart University

Essay on how academics should approach 'revise and resubmit' responses from journals

Michael S. Harris offers advice on how to handle a key part of the publishing process.

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Essay on surviving your tenure decision year

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Kerry Ann Rockquemore suggests ways to minimize stress and think ahead -- regardless of what your department decides.

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