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What Does “Academia” Mean in 2020 and Beyond?

Posted: April 21, 2020
academia/ˌakəˈdēmēə/Noun: the environment or community concerned with the pursuit of research, education, and scholarship. Seemingly overnight, academia has been forced to take a good hard look...

Share your on-line teaching tools on Prof2Prof

Posted: March 21, 2020
Many of us are in the midst of re-programming our teaching, research, and administrative roles in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Right now, there is guidance and advice coming from every...
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Let's Try Something New

Posted: March 19, 2020
As someone who has spent her entire career in academia, I have had the privilege of holding many different positions, including graduate student, adjunct instructor, research professor, assistant,...
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Revisiting the Lost Opportunity

Posted: March 19, 2020
I remember the first time I submitted a research paper to a peer-reviewed journal. It was in 1998, at the tail end of my doctoral studies at the University of Chicago. I had worked over the...
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Metricize Me!

Posted: March 17, 2020
Academia is in the middle of a quantification revolution.  If you are a professor or academic researcher, you have, by now, undoubtedly encountered any number of web platforms that offer...