Friday, March 10, 2017

Bringing Beyonce to Class, and 9 Other Articles About Higher Ed

Another travel ban, the realities facing women in PSE, and supporting those not on the tenure-track are among the topics covered in the latest collection of PSE stories. Oh, and adding Beyonce to the syllabus. Cant' leave that one out...
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Friday, March 3, 2017

Academic Jealousy and 14 Other Topics in Higher Ed

Maybe you’re just jealous, solving the problem of unfair credit, and discovering the Hive are all top of mind in this collection of PSE stories.
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Friday, February 17, 2017

12 Stories The World of Higher Ed is Talking About

Bafflegab (yes, bafflegab!), the lessons of Canada’s dark age of science, and THE global teaching survey results, are among the topics covered in this collection of PSE stories.
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Friday, February 3, 2017

14 of the Latest Articles in Higher Ed: January 30 - February 3, 2017

Incivility, talk of boycotts, and a proposal to close the Indigenous education gap are among the topics covered in this collection of higher ed stories.
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Monday, January 30, 2017

The World of Higher Ed Reacts to the U.S. Travel Ban

The World of Higher Ed Reacts to the U.S. Travel Ban
As governments and everyday citizens around the globe work to understand the true implications of the U.S. travel ban issued by President Trump’s executive order, so too does the world of academia. See how the discussion is unfolding with this collection of the latest articles related to the ban.
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Friday, January 20, 2017

12 Articles From the World of Higher Ed: January 13 - 20, 2017

(Spotting) “crappy science”, populism on Canadian campuses, and the words that make PSE communicators cringe are all included in this latest round up of higher ed articles.
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Friday, January 13, 2017

The New Year in Higher Ed: 16 Articles to Consider

Yes, it’s okay to say “I’d rather not,” tips to avoid getting scammed by fraudulent journals, and the idea of a united “Canadian science” are just a few of the higher ed topics circulating the web in this collection of articles from the start of 2017.
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Friday, December 16, 2016

18 Articles to Consider From the World of Higher Ed: December 10 - December 16, 2016

What are the chances you’ll get tenure? Are relationships between instructors and university students taboo? Should researchers really be picking their own peer reviewers? These topics and more are all tackled in our final 2016 collection of higher ed articles from across the web.
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Friday, December 9, 2016

25 Articles to Consider From the World of Higher Ed: November 19 - December 9, 2016

Are libraries donning invisibility cloaks? Hey – what’s up post-docs? Exam stress – you can experience it too. These topics and more are all a part of this latest round up of higher ed articles from across the web.
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Friday, November 18, 2016

25 Articles to Consider From the World of Higher Ed: November 5 - 18, 2016

A call to end fake news, tales of failure, a much needed search for compassion, and a talk about click bait (which this is most certainly not), are all a part of this latest round of this latest collection of higher ed articles from across the web. Scroll through to find out about these topics, and more.
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Friday, November 4, 2016

The Last Few Weeks in Higher Ed: October 22 - November 4, 2016

Cursing in the forking* classroom, professional curmudgeons, the coming of the TA robot, and a very Canadian pledge for diversity, are just a few of the topics that have made the rounds on the web the last two weeks. To find out about these topics, and more, get caught up with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education.
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Friday, October 21, 2016

The Latest in Higher Ed: October 8 - 21, 2016

The Alberta tuition freeze, incivility in the classroom, and a history of mental health conversations, are just a few of the topics that have been floating around the web these past few weeks. To find out about these topics, and more, get caught up with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education.
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Friday, October 7, 2016

This Week in Higher Ed: October 1 - 7, 2016

Get caught up on what happened around the web in higher ed with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education. This collection includes a commentaries on the gender roles in the academy, tips for adjusting to a new lab, and more.

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Friday, September 30, 2016

The Past Few Weeks in Higher Ed: September 10 - 30, 2016

It’s been a couple of weeks, but it’s time to get caught up on what happened around the web in higher ed with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education. This collection includes a look at how your appearance might impact a student's success, a spotlight on copyright, mentor-ship, and plenty more.
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Monday, September 12, 2016

Last Week in Higher Ed: September 3 - 9, 2016

Get caught up on what happened around the web this week in higher ed with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education. This collection includes a question about the grading attendance, the humour of our students, the role of the principle investigator, and more.
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Friday, September 2, 2016

This Week in Higher Ed: August 23 - September 2, 2015

Get caught up on what happened around the web this week in higher ed with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education. This collection includes a look at online orientation programs, tips for new faculty members, a list of the most beautiful residence building in Canada (and yes, one of ours made the list), and more. Plus one of these stories talks about the importance of hidden gems in a syllabus…. And it includes a hidden Alf – remember Alf?
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Monday, August 29, 2016

Last Week in Higher Ed: August 20 - 26, 2016

Get caught up on what happened around the web last week in higher ed with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education. From giving up on deadlines to cold-calling on students, this collection includes a few controversial thoughts on teaching and more.
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Friday, August 19, 2016

This Week in Higher Ed: August 13 - August 19, 2016

Get caught up on what happened around the web this week in higher ed with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education. This collection includes a definitive guide to social media for academics, an uncensored assessment of the state of psychology, a look at anti-female bias in student surveys, and more.
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Friday, August 12, 2016

This Week in Higher Ed: August 6 - August 12

Get caught up on what happened around the web this week in higher ed with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education. This collection includes a series of discussions around the public’s perceptions of the humanities, a debate about the role of social media in academia, the “Nine Circles of Adjunct Hell,” and more.
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Friday, August 5, 2016

This Week in Higher Ed: July 30 - August 5, 2016

Get caught up on what happened around the web this week in higher ed with this collection of recent articles on post-secondary education. This collection includes a look at the ups and downs of administrative transitions, the role of the custodian (or really, any non-academic staff member) in a student’s post-secondary experience, the introduction of mushroom stools (yes, mushroom stools) on a Canadian campus, Buzzfeed in the classroom, and more.
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