Graduate School Survival

The demands of graduate school are so high, that adds extra pressure to students and make them feel stressed. In my opinion, attending graduate school should be an exciting journey in students’ academic and personal life. In graduate school, students … Continue reading

Challenges International Students May Face in Graduate School

Most international students who are new to the U.S. higher education face some challenges in the beginning. Higher education is a challenging experience for all students where this transition may present many difficulties. As a current graduate student who comes … Continue reading

Some Advantages and Disadvantages of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

MOOCs are online courses that give participants free access to courses of their choice. What distinguish MOOCs is that they are available to the diverse audience around the world with free access. It makes learning accessible to everyone and everywhere. … Continue reading

Higher Education and Labor Market

There is a gap between what students learn in higher education and what they experience and face in labor market. This issue needs to be accommodated quickly. Higher education should be a connecting bridge between the school stage in which … Continue reading

COVID-19 and Changing to Online Learning

The world is witnessing many changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic has caused a global lock down of many educational institutes including universities. The various education systems around the world had to response to this lock down to allow … Continue reading

Future of Higher Education

When talking about the higher education in the US, I see strong educational systems that provide students with lots of opportunities through their learning journey, e.g., gaining some teaching and research experiences. However, the higher education is facing many issues … Continue reading

Technology and Innovation in Higher Education

I found an interesting blog that talks about the use of social media by faculty members in higher education. The blog post goes back to 2013 and was updated in December 2017. However, for a person who is curious to know more about this topic, I see that the blog includes some interesting findings that […]

Open Access journal in Architecture

This is my first time where I try to search for an open access journal in the field of Architecture. Through my research I noticed that there are few journals, the number does not exceed 21 journals, that provide this kind of service to the public in my field of study compared to other disciplines …

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My Reflection on “My Lab Boss Puts His Name on My Papers and Proposals” Case Study

My Reflection on “My Lab Boss Puts His Name on My Papers and Proposals” Case Study Ana is postdoctoral researcher that has become a victim of research misconduct. She speaks English as her third language. Ana values exchanging ideas in ethical manners,  so she usually asks people and some colleagues to review her work and …

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Mission Statement

MIT’s mission statement: “The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to …

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