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Being Faculty Statement

Being Faculty Statement

Please find my “Being Faculty Statement” below!  I encourage comments, questions, or suggestions! —— I believe that the ultimate aim of education is to empower individuals to discover, develop, and voice their own personal story, strengths, and skills through experience and inquiry with others.  With that broad aspirational framing of education, the institution of higher […]

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Open Access Questions…

Open Access Questions…

I unfortunately wasn’t able to hear the talk on Thursday and am looking forward to it being posted online.  So, as I browsed some blogs and did some basic research beyond the PhD comics video, I’m still struggling to really frame what questions I have about Open Access.  I generally understand it I think… and […]

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Thinking about Higher Ed jobs…

Thinking about Higher Ed jobs…

Hi friends of PFP13F!  This article made me think of all of you especially since salary has been one of the elements we have been discussing as different across different cultures and institutions… http://chronicle.com/blognetwork/tenuredradical/2013/10/at-st-marys-college-a-salary-system-to-match-its-mission/ What do you think about the ratio’s suggested in the article?  How would you react as a student or a faculty […]

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Communicating Science!

Communicating Science!

I think I could say a lot about our session last week “Communicating Science”… about what stories I am drawn to, about what others seemed drawn to, about spontaneity, presence, directness, and connection. About considering our research “in context” – of our own stories, of others, of the world in which we live and how […]

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Ethics in Research and Academia

Ethics in Research and Academia

Like everyone else in PFP13F, I’ve been browsing some of the research misconduct cases listed here (http://ori.dhhs.gov/case_summary).  I actually pulled up a number 10-15 and read the brief summaries because I was searching for one that seemed to be in my field.  My random clicking on names didn’t find one… but what I did notice […]

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Higher Ed Ramblings

Higher Ed Ramblings

A few things that have been rolling around in my head that I haven’t had a chance to blog about yet re: Higher Ed and our GRAD class. 1)  I mentioned in class an article about “Higher Ed: Inefficient by design” and I have searched and searched and can’t find it!  So… totally anticlimactic… but, […]

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