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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Using Content-Lexical Ties To Connect Ideas in Writing

Eric Sentell, PhD

You may have been told that your writing doesn’t flow well, but were you taught what that meant? Were you told how to fix it?

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The One with the Pivot

Rachel Yoho, CDP, PhD

“Pivot...pivaat... PIVAAAT!”  As Spring 2020 ended, the higher ed community closed the door on "The One with the [educational] Pivot."

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Summer Research for Undergraduates

Halima Moncrieffe, PhD

Paid options for USA-based undergrads to kickstart a research career.

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The First Days of a New Tenure-Track Faculty Job

The Edge for Scholars

This is the season when some lucky ones preparing for new jobs in the fall. A few people have asked me what to expect, so I imagine even more are …

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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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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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The Hierarchy of Learning

Reed Omary, MD

Is there an aspirational hierarchy of learning, one that might lead to a 10-fold gain in learning over traditional efforts?

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Play and Learn! CCTS Launches Kaizen-based Game to Teach Scientific Reproducibility

Ryan Outman

To help young investigators meet an impending NIH policy requiring formal training in scientific rigor and reproducibility, CCTS has launched a new web-based quiz game.

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