Pierre Normand, director of communications at the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, explains ways in which academics can communicate with the media without feeling tongue-tied.
Knowledge mobilization is a way of translating academic research into information and knowledge that the greater society can benefit from.
Rochelle explains the difference between Google searching and academic browsing – and why the two should not be confused.
Saying no doesn’t have to be a painful task.
Your feedback may have different meanings.
Rochelle explores the current state of university courseware and suggests how an ideal system should work.
Karen Klomparens and John Beck of Michigan State University suggest ways to defuse conflict when it arises in the academic world.
In the future, will we continue to store our files on a computer, or will we be storing everything on a cloud?
An explanation of whether this is the right fit for you.
The University of Calgary has a unique program that pairs grad students with mentors working in industry.
How to submit an article to a peer-reviewed journal.
The public and private sides of social networking.
In this inaugural episode, Rochelle delves in to the world of Twitter. Yes, it can actually be useful to academics.
Marianne Stanford, chair of the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS), speaks about the challenges that today’s postdoctoral scholars face and their prospects outside of the academic “parking lot.”
Olivia Rovinescu, director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Concordia University teaches new faculty how to design a great lesson plan.
An interview with Doug Peers, associate vice-president graduate and dean of graduate studies at York University, on why academics should consider the life of an administrator.
The slippery slope of budgeting your research grants.
Students and teachers often misunderstand each other’s intentions.
A Canadian academic decamps for the Persian Gulf, and a very different postsecondary system.
Carol Miles, director of Learning, Technologies and Teaching Support at Carleton University explains the challenges of starting a career as a new faculty member.