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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Communicating Science...

Communicating Science…

Here is an article about Duke University proposing a short video pitch to accompany the dissertation. It is connected to their Scholars & Publics program….

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Another Liberal Arts Critic

Another Liberal Arts Critic

Another Liberal Arts Critic January 30, 2013 – 3:00am By Kevin Kiley North Carolinians might have seen this coming when they elected Patrick McCrory governor…

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What Are Low-Ranked Graduate Programs Good For?

What Are Low-Ranked Graduate Programs Good For?

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Learn more about HBCUs

Learn more about HBCUs

HBCUs happens to be one of my research areas. Here is a short list of resources on HBCUs. Allen, W. R., Jewell, J. O., Griffin,…

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