Recently, I’ve been thinking about the digital tools I use in the process of researching and writing and whether others may find these programs useful. Here, I focus on tools I’ve worked with in various ways for academic and other research over the past year. Topsy: Twitter research, past and present If you’re doing any […]
Do you often find yourself spending time on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest? Are you quick to incorporate new blogs, Prezi or audio programs into your school projects or presentations? If you’re intrigued and challenged by the chance to explore, evaluate and promote various technologies, perhaps you should consider a career that […]
The importance of mentorship in graduate education
Margaret Doyle works in the university’s marketing department to enhance engagement by creating a “living narrative”
When Emily Carr University of Art and Design professor Charles Dobson made a one-line entry in Wikipedia in 2010, he was surprised by the reaction. He’d merely noted that Emily Carr was the first school in North America to make a course on sustainability a requirement for all design majors. Eight days later both U.S. […]
Career coaches seem to be rising in popularity these days. Once hired primarily by mid- and late-career professionals in the corporate world, coaches and career consultants these days are sometimes specializing in working with graduate students and academics. Their services were news to me when I was in the early stages of my post-PhD transition. […]
E-portfolios can be a great supplement to a CV – but they are not for everyone, explains Brock psychology professor Tanya Martini.
Why you should adopt some basic storytelling principles.
How to encourage active learning with your students.
Teachers should really think about collecting artifacts and evidence as they go.
Dealing with puzzling advice from fellow colleagues.
Here’s what the big day has in store for you.
In the second episode of Engaging Audiences, Shari Graydon emphasizes the use of visual material when trying to convey your message. Intro music courtesy of Bensound. Your research is important and deserves as much attention as possible. But if no one can understand what you’re talking about, what’s the point? University Affairs magazine and Informed […]
Transforming graduate education.
Book provides a very different way of looking at that question. And, that’s a relief.
How to control your projects.
Your research is important and deserves as much attention as possible. But if no one can understand what you’re talking about, what’s the point? University Affairs magazine and Informed Opinions have teamed up to bring you a video series on how to communicate your research to a wide audience. Hosted by Shari Graydon, it will […]
Setting the right tone and putting faculty first are key.
Newcomers to the academy do not necessarily or immediately find its rules easy to grasp.