The Chronicle of Higher Education | Advice http://chronicle.com/section/Advice/66/ Advice Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:21:19 EDT <![CDATA[Give Us a Voice in Our Own Future]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232627/ http://chronicle.com/article/Give-Us-a-Voice-in-Our-Own/232627/ How academe can open up debate about the future of doctoral education to graduate students.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Power of Positive Regard]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232547/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Power-of-Positive-Regard/232547/ Can effective teachers learn from the unconditional love of effective parents?

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Rude Young Nobodies Misbehave]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232533/ http://chronicle.com/article/Rude-Young-Nobodies-Misbehave/232533/ How not to treat a senior eminence whose manuscript you’ve solicited.

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 02:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[10 Things This Instructor Loves]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232483/ http://chronicle.com/article/10-Things-This-Instructor/232483/ Affection and respect do far more to improve student behavior in the classroom than snark and irritation.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Inertia vs. Freedom in Faculty Life]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232435/ http://chronicle.com/article/Inertia-vs-Freedom-in-Faculty/232435/ Surviving a clash between the most powerful force in the universe and the most perilous perk in academe.

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Scholars Talk Writing: Sam Wineburg]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232365/ http://chronicle.com/article/Scholars-Talk-Writing-Sam/232365/ How a Stanford professor, known for his work on "historical thinking," learned to trust his own voice.

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 02:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Completion Agenda, Part 4: Finishing and the Job Hunt]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232281/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Completion-Agenda-Part-4-/232281/ How are you using your dissertation to move your career forward?

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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 22:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Of Cannibals and Conferences]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232253/ http://chronicle.com/article/Of-CannibalsConferences/232253/ Lessons a faculty member learned from planning her first scholarly meeting.

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Late Again?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232115/ http://chronicle.com/article/Late-Again-/232115/ A faculty member wondered why her students were always late. So she asked them.

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Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Sad Story of the P.M.A.]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/232113/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Sad-Story-of-the-PMA/232113/ Why the professional master’s degree in the humanities is on life support.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 05:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Information Technology: The Accidental Career for Ph.D.s]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231955/ http://chronicle.com/article/Information-Technology-The/231955/ The question is not whether IT work is suitable, but what kind of IT work is suitable.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Art of the Rejection Letter]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231929/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Art-of-the-Rejection/231929/ This is why departments should seek kinder ways to bid job candidates farewell.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Final Exams or Epic Finales]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231871/ http://chronicle.com/article/Final-Exams-or-Epic-Finales/231871/ Instead of a multiple-choice final, try ending the semester with one last, memorable learning experience.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 01:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Have I Become an Educated Rita?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231829/ http://chronicle.com/article/Have-I-Become-an-Educated/231829/ A recent Ph.D. reflects on what’s lost in the new drive toward career-oriented doctoral programs.

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Better Angels of Our Writing]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231763/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Better-Angels-of-Our/231763/ Good copy editors can save us from ourselves.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Building a Better Discussion]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231685/ http://chronicle.com/article/Building-a-Better-Discussion/231685/ You mean I can do something to spark discussion other than just ask good questions?

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Knowing When to Say When]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231561/ http://chronicle.com/article/Knowing-When-to-Say-When/231561/ You’ve been through several rounds of the academic hiring cycle. Is it time to move on?

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Next Time With Dignity]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231557/ http://chronicle.com/article/Next-Time-With-Dignity/231557/ How can tuition-driven colleges approach the admissions pitch with substance?

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Speaking for the 'Quitters' and 'Failures']]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231537/ http://chronicle.com/article/Speaking-for-the-Quitters/231537/ Those of us with M.A.s mostly got the degree we wanted.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 02:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Myth That Academic Science Isn't Biased Against Women]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231413/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Myth-That-Academic-Science/231413/ Enjoy your comfort reading. Just don’t call it scholarship.

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 22:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Losing Faith in Religious Higher Education]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231359/ http://chronicle.com/article/Losing-Faith-in-Religious/231359/ What happens when a seminary professor joins the religiously "unaffiliated"?

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Completion Agenda, Part 3: Revising Your Dissertation]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231339/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Completion-Agenda-Part-3-/231339/ You’ve successfully defended — but you’re not done yet.

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Coping With Verbal Abuse]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231201/ http://chronicle.com/article/Coping-With-Verbal-Abuse/231201/ Academic politics are vicious, but that doesn’t mean you have to be.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A Degree of Uncommon Success]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231199/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Degree-of-Uncommon-Success/231199/ How academe and outsiders collaborated to shape the "professional science master."

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[When Two Heads Really Are Better Than One]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231095/ http://chronicle.com/article/When-Two-Heads-Really-Are/231095/ Applying the lessons of team teaching to collaborative writing.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Where Should You Keep Your Data?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/231065/ http://chronicle.com/article/Where-Should-You-Keep-Your/231065/ Formal policies on information storage are finally beginning to emerge from federal grant agencies.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:00:00 EDT