Monthly Archives: December 2013

Scholarly Essay

For the scholarly essay for our future professoriate course, I decided to investigate the relationship between epistemology and the evaluation of research integrity. It led me to the following section which functions as an intro and abstract for the essay. … Continue reading Continue reading

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What do you believe it means to be a faculty member?

Being a faculty member is a prestigious profession in society that brings respect to a person. It is also a very beneficial job. Faculty members have a tremendous role in nurturing young peoples’ minds, who are the most powerful and … Continue reading Continue reading

What would I like to change about higher education?

In spite of all positive aspects of higher education, there are something that I would like to change, if I had the authority. First change would be the process of getting tenure track. The level of stress during the first … Continue reading Continue reading

Remembering Your Humanity as a Grad Student

A good article to remind us to take care of our “humanity” during this busy time of the year. Continue reading

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Open Access

Open Journal of Preventive Medicine-  Information below is taken directly off the journals website: Where (location, organization, university, etc.) is the journal?- Place of Public Relation: Irvine CA 92619-4821, USA. As a way to cut the cost, our operation office is located in … Continue reading Continue reading

MOOCS- An Early Report Card

After researching MOOCS a bit, I ran across a few interesting articles. One article I found listed all the places you could access free, online classes. But, what I found to be disturbing is that one of the larger suppliers … Continue reading Continue reading

Change in Higher Education

What would I change in higher education? This is a tough question since we can hypothetically only change one thing. I think I would change the learning environment. I would move more toward student-centered learning, active learning, and/ or problem … Continue reading Continue reading

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What it Means to be a Faculty Member

Being a faculty member means you are intellectually curious and engaged in discovering both questions and answers to issues relevant to your discipline, your community, your country and your world. Your intellectual curiosity will hopefully drive your research. Being a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Gap between academic education and industry expectation

I would like to share the idea of how to overcome the gap of academic education and industry expectation. What do you think? I don’t know what a good strategy is, but I am sure that the academy area is … Continue reading Continue reading

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