What environment do we create when college students are “kids?”

Rachel Yoho, CDP, PhD

We’ve all heard it – and maybe said it: “well, the kids in this class, won’t…” or “I just can’t get these kids to do the reading…” What …

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Better than Tenure

Bruce Caron, PhD

The challenge here is to come up with a new professional bargain between professors and universities that is better than tenure...

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Pearls of Wisdom: Teach Less but Better

Rebecca Helton, MA

Dr. Corey Slovis shares secrets to teaching or presenting less, but better, to get listeners to understand your material.

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Triggering Shame vs. Stimulating Curiosity

Cynthia Paschal, PhD

Obviously, our goal in teaching is to help students move from ignorance to acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities that will help them make a positive impact on the world …

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Toward Institutional Progress: Faculty Book Groups, Anti-Racist Texts

Eric Sentell, PhD

Faculty book groups reading anti-racist texts are a simple, actionable idea for driving individual and institutional change.

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SkypeAScientist - Hey, That Means YOU!

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

SkypeAScientist is the easiest and most impactful science outreach opportunity you don't yet know about

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Empowering Women through Mentoring

Cristina Espinosa-Diez, PhD

I still remember my first time in a lab. I was doing my last year of college and I got a fellowship to collaborate for a few hours a day …

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Are Online Labs a Valuable Distance Learning Experience?

Rachel Yoho, CDP, PhD

Can online labs be a suitable replacement for the traditional lab bench?  This may depend on what we consider the goals of the lab course to be. 

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Considerations for Inclusive Support of International Students

Christina Yao, PhD

As we all know, the past year has been a contentious time in the United States, including an ongoing health pandemic, continuous racial conflicts, and global political conflicts. As such, …

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