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What Is ‘Indoctrination’? And How Do We Avoid It in Class?
The idea that professors indoctrinate students is actually a very old accusation. But there are teaching strategies you can use to be sure you are promoting open-mindedness.
The Hardest Part of Writing Is Restarting
A tried-and-true technique can help you resume a project that has stalled for personal or professional reasons.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust Students
A funny thing happens when you decide to believe that most students are trustworthy: They mostly prove you right.
10 Tips to Help You ‘Win’ at Graduate School
There is no easy way to earn a graduate degree, but there are plenty of ways to make it harder on yourself.
Admin 101: Time to Overcome Your Evaluation Avoidance
Itâs one of the most challenging, miserable, and politically dangerous aspects of any job in academic administration.
Are You Assigning Too Much Reading? Or Just Too Much Boring Reading?
Call me unrigorous if you like, but rethinking my assigned-reading lists has reinvigorated my classroom.
‘If It Weren’t for This Pesky Teaching Job …’
A professor enters the world of marketing blurbs, book tours, and career writers, and finds her students.
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