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CAREER ADVICE

By ROGER GRAVES | January 15 2014

How to get your students to submit better assignments.

By ISABEAU IQBAL | January 08 2014

Express complex ideas clearly and elegantly.

December 18 2013

Adding teaching experience will make you attractive to hiring committees.

December 11 2013

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.

By ADAM CRYMBLE | December 04 2013

It’s time we had “The Talk”.

By JACQUELINE MARTINZ | November 27 2013

How to make sites like LinkedIn and Twitter work for you.

November 20 2013

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 […]

By SHANNON GADBOIS | November 13 2013

Handling the transition to your sabbatical is a key to its success.

By ZOPITO MARINI | November 06 2013

How to cultivate civility.

By ANU GUPTA | October 30 2013

A University of New Brunswick study reveals the common characteristics of great grad students.

October 23 2013

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. […]

By CHRISTOPHER BUDDLE | October 16 2013

Without learning how to delegate, burnout is inevitable.

By HARRIET EISENKRAFT | October 16 2013

Interview excerpts from our feature article “Examining the roots of the perennial gender gap in the STEM disciplines”.

By ROCHELLE MAZAR | October 02 2013

MOOCs. They have the potential to revolutionize higher education – but will they?

By ROCHELLE MAZAR | October 02 2013

They have the potential to revolutionize higher education – but will they?

By DANIEL BECKER + KATHERINE BECKER | October 02 2013

Advice for new or potential graduate students.

By JO VANEVERY | September 25 2013

The key is to understand what you can control.

September 18 2013

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.

By ROCHELLE MAZAR | September 11 2013

Goodbye, class lectures.

September 04 2013

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.