The Chronicle of Higher Education | Advice http://chronicle.com/section/Advice/66/ Advice Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:30:41 EDT <![CDATA[Can I Retire Without Being a Fossil?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145915/ http://chronicle.com/article/Can-I-Retire-Without-Being-a/145915/ How to stay with it after you’ve left it.

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[My First Year of Teaching]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145913/ http://chronicle.com/article/My-First-Year-of-Teaching/145913/ A new Ph.D. adjusts to a faculty job and to a foreign classroom.

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Lonely Decision]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145871/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Lonely-Decision/145871/ In an executive search, when is the right time to tell your employer you’re a candidate elsewhere?

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Did We All Read the Same Manuscript?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145805/ http://chronicle.com/article/Did-We-All-Read-the-Same/145805/ It’s not unusual, when workshopping a piece of writing, to end up with lots of contradictory critiques.

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Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[‘What’s Next for You?’]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145763/ http://chronicle.com/article/What-s-Next-for-You-/145763/ A Ph.D. decides to leave behind both academe and its self-defeating notions of success.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Break Through to Improved Outcomes in Online Learning]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145807/ http://chronicle.com/article/Break-Through-to-Improved/145807/ Pearson works with institutions to provide innovative solutions, services and delivery models that measurably improve students’ achievement and workforce readiness at a lower cost. 

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:25:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How You Can Improve Student Service While Cutting Administrative Costs]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145803/ http://chronicle.com/article/How-You-Can-Improve-Student/145803/ Every year, students enroll in universities with the expectation that their institutions will be as technologically progressive as the commercial world. And students aren’t the only ones putting the pressure on higher education.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:51:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Learn More about Academic Partnerships]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145799/ http://chronicle.com/article/Learn-More-about-Academic/145799/ Academic Partnerships (AP) believes in the transformative power of higher education and how it enriches the human spirit, improves standards of living and creates a productive and highly skilled workforce.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:27:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Don't Fear Fund Raising, Part 1]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145767/ http://chronicle.com/article/Dont-Fear-Fund-Raising-Part/145767/ The ins and outs of asking "friends" for money.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Faculty Treadmill]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145641/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Faculty-Treadmill/145641/ A professor starts measuring her productivity in terms of speed.

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Dangers of Victimizing Ph.D.'s]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145643/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Dangers-of-Victimizing/145643/ No one but you is forcing you to accept low-paid adjunct work.

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Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How to Tell Your Adviser]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145609/ http://chronicle.com/article/How-to-Tell-Your-Adviser/145609/ The anxiety that many Ph.D. students feel about admitting their nonfaculty aspirations is justified.

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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Terminal Associate Professors, Past and Present]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145537/ http://chronicle.com/article/Terminal-Associate-Professors/145537/ Why do some academics stall at midcareer?

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Lack of Public Intellectuals at Community Colleges]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145489/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Lack-of-Public/145489/ Fear and disrespect keep faculty members from speaking out on major issues.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[One Size Doesn’t Fit All in Open Access]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145505/ http://chronicle.com/article/One-Size-Doesn-t-Fit-All-in/145505/ How a creative-writing faculty had to lobby for changes to protect graduate students’ work.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New Rules!]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145367/ http://chronicle.com/article/New-Rules-/145367/ Here’s what you need to know about the federal government’s new grant regulations.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Faculty Members Are Not Cashiers]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145363/ http://chronicle.com/article/Faculty-Members-Are-Not/145363/ Why the "customer service" lingo in academe is bad for students.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[More Than One Possible Future]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145317/ http://chronicle.com/article/More-Than-One-Possible-Future/145317/ How should we help graduate students plan for what comes next?

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[My Boss Is Ungrammatical]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145281/ http://chronicle.com/article/My-Boss-Is-Ungrammatical/145281/ Should I correct my supervisor’s bad speech habits or just keep cringing?

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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Getting Beyond Brain Games]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145237/ http://chronicle.com/article/Getting-Beyond-Brain-Games/145237/ The brain is hot. A new book published by the American Psychological Association examines how to apply the science of learning to teaching college students.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA['Tension City' and the Campus Interview]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145213/ http://chronicle.com/article/Tension-Citythe-Campus/145213/ What academic job searches have in common with presidential debates.

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Gift of Accountability]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145101/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Gift-of-Accountability/145101/ It helps to have someone hold you responsible, in an unintrusive way, to your own writing goals.

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Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[A Tale of 2 Deans]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145081/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Tale-of-2-Deans/145081/ What is the difference between an effective dean and a mediocre one?

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Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[How to Level the Playing Field for Women in Science]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/145037/ http://chronicle.com/article/How-to-Level-the-Playing-Field/145037/ The "baby penalty" in academe could be eased with four key reforms.

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Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Talking About a Toxic Environment]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/144951/ http://chronicle.com/article/Talking-About-a-Toxic/144951/ Should you tell administrators and colleagues why you are leaving?

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Teaching Career in Fragments]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/144911/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Teaching-Career-in-Fragments/144911/ The strange reality of teaching is that we rarely find out if it mattered.

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:01:00 EST