Tag Archives: graduate students

Graduate Students and Conference Logistics

My earlier post on graduate student behavior at academic conferences (“It’s Not On The Syllabus”) was very well-received, for which I must pause to thank all of you for taking the time to read and to share your own thoughts … Continue reading

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So Many Things To Grade, So Little Time….. (Developing Strategic Assessment Practices)

As graduate students, one of the things we really need to get a handle on is student assessment. After all, unless we are elected to an All Soul’s Fellowship or going into the private sector, we will eventually be facing … Continue reading

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Some Follow-Up Advice (From Someone Else!) To, “It’s Not On The Syllabus”

I want to begin this post by letting you know that I am profoundly touched and humbled and grateful for the insanely viral response my post about collegiality at conferences has spawned. Thus far, after less than 24 hours, the … Continue reading

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(Some Of) What Grad Advisors Wish Their Graduate Students Knew

So, I was curious — following a conversation with some of my peers concerning “what we wished we knew before we went to graduate school” — as to whether or not similar conversations took place among our advisors. Did they … Continue reading

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