When we feel inadequate, we need to better understand the impact of our systems.
Peer support groups, institutional workshops and positive mentorship relationships are a few of the ways you can curb the feeling of ‘just not good enough.’
There are steps you can take to help combat it.
Envisioning the PhD journey as three distinct stages: the marathon, the discourse and the compass.
The compassOnce your doctorate is complete, the usual route for those who want a tenure-track...
A diversity of mentors is instrumental for supporting PhD students in exploring life outside of the tenure track.
More technology, quizzes, games and discussion boards in a class don’t necessarily lead to better teaching – they can lead to burnout for both professors and students.
The struggle for our own attention led teaching and learning specialists to design a targeted workshop series using mindfulness and other strategies.
While celebrating the achievements of Black colleagues is important, we need to acknowledge that it can also be exhausting and even harmful.
Educational development is an alt-ac career that leverages teaching experience and ‘enhances the work of colleges and universities, with a focus on teaching and learning.’
Wondering how to get started?The good news is that there are many pathways into this career and the types of work in which you could engage. Explor...
University leaders need to recognize that each of us is at a different stage in our journey toward equity, justice and self-determination, and that racism within the academy cannot be swept away with one brush.
Determine early on, with a sort of resolve that you may have to fake at first, that you are absolutely worthy and so is your work.
Universities across the country are reassessing historical figures and renaming the buildings that commemorated them.
Though graduate students may have had their studies disrupted, this can be a time of opportunity and empowerment. It’s all a matter of perspective.
Career planning and mental health in academe were some of the most-read topics addressed on the Black Hole in the past year.
Research has shown that student mental wellness is a growing concern, but what can we do about it?
Any decision to do something new is based on our confidence in ourselves to succeed at it.