The Jerk, Inner City Education and Stream of Consciousness

The Jerk, Inner City Education and Stream of Consciousness

“It was never easy for me. I was born a poor black child.” ~ Navin from the film “The Jerk” I was somewhat frustrated with…

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I dont know nothing about no education...

I dont know nothing about no education…

I do not know much about K-12 beside my experience as a student…and that does not bring back the fondest memories for me. There are…

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The GPP halfway point

The GPP halfway point

We have a week of GPP under our belt. We have visited universities in Switzerland (University of Zurich, ETH and University of Basel) and France…

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Different Bodies & Different Lives In Academia: Why The Rules Aren’t The Same For Everyone

Different Bodies & Different Lives In Academia: Why The Rules Aren’t The Same For Everyone

The journey through academia is not the same for everyone. My colleague Tressie McMillan Cottom, doctoral candidate of Sociology at Emory University, writes an amazing…

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MOOCs Challenge to Higher Education

MOOCs Challenge to Higher Education

My issue with MOOCs are who will be in those classes for the long term. Right now, people chose to participate in MOOCs. Will it…

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Self-Sabotage in the Academic Career 15 ways in which faculty members harm their own futures, often without knowing it

Self-Sabotage in the Academic Career 15 ways in which faculty members harm their own futures, often without knowing it

Things that everyone to keep in mind while on the journey through graduate school to tenure (if it still exist when we finish this process….

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Teaching Tools for the Tech Savvy TA

Teaching Tools for the Tech Savvy TA

GradHacker is one of my favorite blogs. Here’s a link for tech tools that will help you in the classroom. http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/teaching-tools-tech-savvy-ta

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President of Emory University and Slavery

President of Emory University and Slavery

Here is a blog post by a colleague, Tressie McMillan Cottom, who is a PhD candidate in the Sociology department at Emory. She employs mixed…

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Online education could widen the achievement gap

Online education could widen the achievement gap

A new study suggest that online education may widen the achievement gap between white students and underrepresented groups (Latino, Black, Native American and Asian/Pacific Islander)….

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