Adding teaching experience will make you attractive to hiring committees.
April McNeil, a career educator at the University of Victoria, gives tips on what grad students can do to make themselves more attractive to both academic and non-academic employers before they finish their PhD.
It’s time we had “The Talk”.
How to make sites like LinkedIn and Twitter work for you.
Janni Aragon, a professor at the University of Victoria, speaks about the social media tools she uses in her classroom – and explains how other professors can do the same thing. Show/hide transcript What I would suggest if you are completely new to social media: choose one platform. Be it Reddit, Twitter, WordPress, Tumblr, whatever […]
Handling the transition to your sabbatical is a key to its success.
How to cultivate civility.
A University of New Brunswick study reveals the common characteristics of great grad students.
April McNeil, a career educator at the University of Victoria, describes how graduate students can prepare for a non-academic job search. Show/hide transcript I think what makes it really challenging for graduate students to make a decision about within or outside of the academy, is they have had no exposure to what’s available for them outside of the academy. […]
Interview excerpts from our feature article “Examining the roots of the perennial gender gap in the STEM disciplines”.
Without learning how to delegate, burnout is inevitable.
Advice for new or potential graduate students.
They have the potential to revolutionize higher education – but will they?
MOOCs. They have the potential to revolutionize higher education – but will they?
The key is to understand what you can control.
Marty Wall, a faculty advisor at the University of Victoria’ Learning and Teaching Centre, lists the factors that may influence your decision to enter the academic job market.
Goodbye, class lectures.
Marty Wall, a faculty advisor at the University of Victoria’ Learning and Teaching Centre, tells newly-minted teachers what to expect when they arrive on campus.
Janet Sheppard, a counsellor at the University of Victoria, explains how many academics struggle with feelings of inadequacy, and offers different options to help overcome them.
Good advice from a legendary scholar.